More and more medium-sized companies are recognizing: Digitization opens up new economic opportunities. In addition, digital technologies enable new business models, intelligent work and production processes, more effective customer acquisition and better networking, for example with suppliers. Digital skills and digitally trained employees are therefore a decisive factor for economic success. However, current studies show that there is still a great need for digitization in many companies.
In order to make it easier for medium-sized companies to implement digitization, the new funding program "Digital Now - Investment Funding for SMEs" offers financial grants to encourage corresponding investments in small and medium-sized companies - including craft businesses and the liberal professions. There are grants at:
• Investing in digital technologies as well
• Investments in the qualification of employees on digital topics