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Promote entrepreneurship

Around 99% of Bonn's business community is made up of small and medium-sized enterprises. The Economic Development Agency supports this target group, which is very important for the economic structure, with a wide range of services. The Service Center Economy is the first point of contact for all questions regarding business start-ups, company development or relocation within the city administration. In 2021, a total of 957 concerns, projects and events were processed and organized. This total is made up of three fields of work, all of which are documented in a database. Firstly, 198 start-up projects were supported and secondly, a total of 591 companies interested in settling in the region and existing companies were supported in their projects. Thirdly, 168 target-group or industry-specific funding projects were processed and specialist events organized.

Beyond the documented cases, the Service Center Economy team continued to deal with the effects of the Corona crisis in 2021. For example, it additionally answered all questions about government assistance programs and support services for trades and freelancers, and also provided information about applicable general orders for trade and commerce.

The services at a glance:

Mr. Stefan Sauerborn