ZIM - Central Innovation Programme SME
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
The Central Innovation Programme SME is the base programme of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. It concentrates on market-orientated promotion of the innovative mid-sized economy in Germany. In different modules, R&D cooperation projects, network projects as well as innovation-supporting service and consultancy are promoted. The VDI/VDE-IT is commissioned with the module ZIM-Nemo (initiation of regional networks) and ZIM-SOLO (single projects).