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In 2017, the AiF and its subsidiaries awarded € 535.6 million in public funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in the framework of the pre-competitive Industrial Colective Research (IGF) programme and the funding instrument "R&D Cooperation Projects" of the Central Innovation Programme SME (ZIM).
In the IGF 171.7 million euros were disbursed and 668 new projects approved. There were more than 20,000 companies participating in a total of 1,613 ongoing projects. Compared to the previous year, the subsidies for the IGF thus increased by around 25 percent and the new approvals by around 75 percent.
Through the funding instrument "R&D Cooperation Projects" of the ZIM programme € 362.9 million were awarded and a further 2,600 projects were newly approved and started.
The 176 employees of AiF e.V., AiF Projekt GmbH and AiF F ∙ T ∙ K GmbH took care of around 10,000 ongoing research projects. Almost 3,300 projects were newly approved.
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