In 2018, the total income of ZIB comprised 24.6 million euros. The main part of this was made available by the Federal State of Berlin as the basic financial stock of ZIB (10.9 million euros) including investments and Berlin’s part of the budget of HLRN at ZIB. The second largest part of the budget resulted from third-party funds (8.1 million euros) acquired by ZIB from public funding agencies (mainly DFG and BMBF) and via industrial research projects. This was complemented by a variety of further grants, such as the HLRN budget made available by other Germa n states or the research service budget of KOBV, summing up to almost 5.6 million euros in total.

The Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) finances its scientif ic work v ia t hree ma in sources: the basic financial stock of the Federal State of Berlin and third-party funds from public sponsors and those of industrial cooperation contracts.

In 2018, ZIB raised third-party funding through a large number of projects. Project -related public third-party funds rose from 6.147 million euros in 2017 to 6.425 million euros in 2018, while industrial third-party projects declined from 1.748 million euros to 1.707 million euros. In total, 8.132 million euros in third-party funding marked a new record in ZIB’s history – an increase for the seventh year in a row.