What kind of business owner would not take advantage of these? As part of our “Insights” series of talks, Frank Willems (medipee.de) laid out how he successfully navigated Germany’s subsidy jungle and received up to €50 million in support over the last 15 years. He discussed what type of assistance exists via funding institutions such as the Zentrales Innovationsprogramm Mittelstand (ZIM), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), various EU organs, and many more, as well as methods to draft competitive grant proposals.