German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF)

Supports Research and Development in SMEs

International
  • Program Type
    International

The German Federation of Industrial Research Associations – AiF in short – is the leading national organization promoting applied research and development benefiting Germany’s small and medium-sized businesses. It builds up alliances together with partners from industry, science, and government in order to turn ideas into successful products, processes, or services in the market.

AiF Infomercial

Industrial collective research (Industrielle Gemeinschaftsforschung, IGF) bridges the gap between basic research and industrial application. Under the umbrella of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF), new technologies are being developed for entire sectors, and increasingly groups of sectors, in order to maintain and strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.

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