Contact person 
Henning Rode
Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Support to innovation management and advisory services
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
Consultancies and other private service providers (non-profit)
SMEs only
What is the aim/objective? 
To improve innovation power and competitiveness of German economy by sponsoring external consulting regarding innovation management in small firms.
Give an overview of the instrument 
Support to external consulting regarding analysis of potential, implementation concept, or project management.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
BMWi-innovation vouchers funding programme tries to set incentives in small firms to get qualified external consulting by authorized consulting companies. Subjects of funding may be three different actions: an external consulting service for drafting a concept of realization for an innovation; external council for the implementation of an innovation; establishment of a project management for organizing the long-term success of an innovation
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
Consulting service for drafting a concept of realization for an innovation : up to 5.500 € External council for the implementation of an innovation: up to 13.750 € Establishment of a project management: 8.250 €
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice?