Become a member

Companies, institutions and private individuals can become members of the FGF. Various membership (Declaration of accessioncategories are available:

  • as FGF- Stakeholder (minimum annual contribution 2.500,- € per annum)
  • as a supporting organisation, institution, company etc. (minimum annual contribution 500 € per annum)
  • as a natural person, active Member (minimum annual contribution 120 € per annum)
  • as a Junior member or funded entrepreneur from universities (exempt from the membership fee for the duration of their studies / doctorate or funding)

The FGF is a non-profit association, therefore the membership fees are tax-deductible. For further information or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Managing Director Ulrich Knaup. You can find the English version of the membership form here.

Our current articles (only in german) of association and privacy policy apply


As a member of the FGF, you support research, teaching and knowledge transfer in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and German Mittelstand in German-speaking countries. Moreover, membership provides you with many benefits:

  • Access to a unique network of lecturers, practitioners and scientists in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and German Mittelstand
  • Reduced conference fee for the annual G-Forum conference
  • Listing on the FGF expert database
  • Listing in the FGF Speaker Pool
  • Access to different Working Groups of the FGF
  • Carrying out joint events with the FGF
  • Opportunity to join the FGF’s XING group