games:net networks indie studios as well as established players, national and international companies with useful contacts within economy, politics and research. Regular networking events offer a platform for promoting the multi-faceted exchange between the actors in the ecosystem around the games industry.

The continuing dialogue between the games industry and the institutions and supporters on site lead to a healthy ecosystem in the region. This includes not only the dialogue with state politics, but also at the national level. games:net has set itself the task of improving the conditions at the location and to show and support the diversity. We are the mouthpiece for the capital region and create visibility for our member companies.

Activities and offers of games:net

  • Regular networking events within the games industry and beyond
  • Exchange / Roundtables with representatives of politics, institutions and funding institutions
  • Professional roundtable discussions
  • Shared booths on international fairs (gamescom, Nordic Game and more)
  • Delegation trips abroad
  • Access to investors (Investors‘ Dinner)
  • Arrangement of personal and individual contacts in the network and beyond
  • More visibility on site through multiple communication tools
  • Services in the field of recruitment (Job Market, Industry Day, job newsletter, HR_netWork
  • Cross-industry contacts in the media and digital industries


games:net berlinbrandenburg is an initiative by media:net berlinbrandenburg. Furthermore it is a member of GAMES GERMANY, a cooperation of six funding and seven network institutions from different parts of Germany due to the federal political system.

In October 2019, the first projects from the De-minimis-Beihilfe zur Computerspieleförderung have started.  An overview can be found here.

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Partners of the games:net initiative


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    Do you already know “Games Capital Berlin”, the platform for the Berlin games industry, initiated by Berlin Partner?

    Games Capital Berlin is not only an umbrella brand, but also a network for all players of the Berlin games industry and beyond. The website and the Hashtag will serve as an important information tool and the online platform offers both resident and newly arriving companies assistance. Games Capital Berlin was initiated by Berlin Partner for Economics and Technology on behalf of the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses and is now being implemented with the help of games:net berlinbrandenburg.

    With interviews, statements and infographics, the blog offers insights into the world of the Berlin games industry. Click here and here for more information.



    Games funding by the Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur

    Good news for the computer games industry: The Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur is launching the first funding measure for smaller games projects at federal level. From 3rd June 2019, the first applications for the so-called “De-minimis” funding can be submitted to the BMVI.

    The Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur is providing a total of 50 million euros for games funding. The Ministry will proceed in two stages: The pilot phase starts with funding for smaller projects and is capped at 200,000 euros per project. Later in 2019, the central, EU-certified funding for games is to follow.

    You can find all further information on games funding and the possibility to apply here