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Start‐up support of young and/or green entrepreneurs in the rural area, two projects implemented by the State of Brandenburg (Germany). 

Young companies started in 2004. The business incubator is funded by European Social Funds and national funds. With several locations in East Brandenburg young companies is the main contract point for young people starting a business. The program creates career perspective for young people and avoids the outflow of young people in other regions.
Green companies started in 2012. The project supports green entrepreneurship in North‐East‐Brandenburg. The program offers several instruments to boost green entrepreneurship and sustainable business concepts like professional workshops, revision coaching, presentation at trade fairs.

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