More strength to innovate: public funding
The fact that the result of innovation projects is open means that they always involve commercial risk. In order to reduce this risk for companies, thereby expanding innovation activities, projects with an innovative character are supported by various public bodies. To enhance its power to innovate and to improve its international competitiveness, Lufthansa Technik draws on the public funding programs of the EU, the Federal German Government, and the State Governments. The targeted financial support of funding providers generates and secures jobs, growth, and competitiveness in Germany and in Europe.
Funding providers include:
- European Union
- Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
- Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
- Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BWVI)