Coronavirus – Support for Berlin's Businesses

Last updated November 2022

The Coronavirus poses not only a risk to our health, but also a great challenge to many of Berlin's businesses. In the short term, support such as bridge loans, credit guarantees, or liquidity assistance, as well as measures such as 'short-time work' (a short-term reduction in working hours and salary), may be of help.

In order for you to find quick and competent information about the current support measures available to you, we have put together an overview to help answer your general questions.

Coronavirus: Important General Information

+ Senate Chancellery of Berlin: Measures against the corona virus

+ Senate Department of Finance: Entschädigungen nach dem Infektionsschutzgesetz bei Tätigkeitsverboten und Quarantäne (Compensation in accordance with the Infection Protection Act in the event of bans on activity and quarantine, in German)

Support Programs at a Glance

Restart Support „Berliner InvestitionsBONUS“

With the new funding program "Berliner InvestitionsBONUS", solo self-employed persons as well as small and medium-sized enterprises from the tourism and event industry can also receive financial support for necessary future investments.

Applications can be submitted from 7 April. Information on the application process can be found on the website of Investitionsbank Berlin (in German).

Further General Information Can Be Found Here: