We provide innovation funding for students & startups

The MIZ-Babelsberg supports students and startups as well as graduates on the development and implementation of innovative cross-media projects with broadcasting reference.

As part of the innovation funding, students will receive a needs-based grant (individual funding) and a production budget. The total budget can be a maximum of 30.000 euro gross. The promotion also includes individual coaching by experts.

Besides working space the MIZ-Babelsberg offers professional radio and television studios as well as editing and production equipment for any project-related use.

How to apply 

You have an idea? We are looking forward to your submission! We promote students up to three years after graduation and start-ups in the founding process or up to three years after establishment. Individuals or project teams with a sphere of influence in Berlin-Brandenburg may apply.

>>> MIZ innovation funding for students & start-ups
>>> MIZ innovation funding application guideline
>>> MIZ principles for project funding

Funding decisions will be taken at our advisory board sessions. Application documents have to be submitted 5 weeks before a session at the latest. In 2017 upcoming sessions will be held on the following days:

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017


MIZ Funding
Marion Franke
+49. 331. 58 56 58-26

If you have any questions or require any furher information on our funding scemes please do not hesitate to contact our funding team.

Current & completed projects

Holodeck Now! - completed
Shelfd - completed
wEYE - completed
refer - completed
Luminoise - completed

For information on more projects, click here.