Goal is that they will successfully establish themselves in the economic area of Berlin-Brandenburg. In 15 years BPW over 1,300 successful companies emerged with about 5,900 workers, that still exist.” Klaus-Dieter Teufel, Deputy Chief Executive of the Association of business associations in Berlin and Brandenburg e.V. (UVB) said: the BPW is an important instrument of innovation policy. That is why we are committed in the BPW for to translate scientific know-how in the region which are also provided or made into products and services. The BPW combines these tasks in a unique way.” Jeffery Nehring-Venus, State Secretary of the Senate Department for Economics, technology and women accompanied the competition for years: “the business plan competition is the flagship of our armada of Foundation support. So go the many other ships such as the programs at universities, the deals for women and migrants, all in the same direction and can also be detected by Entrepreneurs and founders, we offer the portal. Full speed ahead!” Ralf Christian offers, Minister of economy and European Affairs of the land of Brandenburg, welcomed the high inlet: “with the early-stage funds we want to help to implement the good ideas of the competition. For: start-ups are an important driving force for economic growth.
I am, that the BPW in Brandenburg encounters great interest also in 15 years and people not have settle deter with ideas by the economic problems of the last time, continue to go their way towards independence.” Background of the BPW is organized by the InvestitionsBank Berlin (IBB), the InvestitionsBank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB), as well as the Association of companies in Berlin and Brandenburg e.V. (UVB). Winners of the competition are the universities of the region. Act as patrons of the Senator for Economics, technology and women of the State of Berlin, Harald Wolf, and the Minister for economic and European Affairs of the land of Brandenburg, Ralf Christian offers. On their way from the product idea to the concept of sustainable business, entrepreneur get know-how, feedback, coaching and contacts in the framework of a competition which is endowed with a total of 63,000 euros. For business plans, which were created in a college event, there is a separate category this year: BPWstudy.