AI+MUNICH Prototype Funding

Empowering the next generation of AI startups

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About AI+Munich

AI+MUNICH supports talents and startups in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) to promote innovation density based on this future-oriented technology in Bavaria. Our mission is to make prototyping easy and affordable for teams that have not yet secured financial backing. 

Program Partners

Funding for your prototype

We fund entrepreneurial AI projects with up to €25k. You can use the financial means exclusively for the further development of your business idea, e.g. for an AI specialist scholarship, for an expert consultation & expert pool or a classic prototype funding.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, take the chance and apply now!

What we fund

We support early-phase as well as late-phase teams equally distributed. Further, it is a plus if you are a diverse team. Also, if you have already participated in AI-related competitions and won prizes. 

You are qualified if

  • you have clearly defined an (initial) customer
  • you have defined the problem you want to solve and validated it with potential customers
  • you have developed a suitable solution to this problem and also discussed it with potential customers
  • your solution (your value proposition) requires AI
  • you have defined the structure, size and competition of the market you are on
  • AI expertise is present in the core team
  • there are at least two of you as a founding team
  • Your project addresses at least one of the SDGs

You are overqualified if

  • you are already funded by a venture capitalist or business angel
  • you have more than 10 full-time employees
  • you’re already a stock company

The goal of the project is to promote an AI ecosystem

Application process

Application deadline

Will be published soon…



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Katja Werner