The business community in Emden has been affected by the Corona crisis too. This page contains information for businesses in dealing with Covid-19 or Coronavirus and provides an overview of the currently known measures, legal issues and funding as well as support options.


The Corona epidemic poses special challenges for businesses in the Federal State of Lower Saxony. The government of Lower Saxony has compiled advice on its homepage that should be heeded and also provides information on current support offers and funding measures for businesses and companies in the Federal State of Lower Saxony.

Investment and Development Bank of the Federal State of Lower Saxony – NBank

The Federal State of Lower Saxony and NBank are intensively planning two funding programmes that offer immediate assistance to businesses. Applications for both funding programmes will be possible from Wednesday, 25.03.2020.

Please keep checking the NBank website for further important details on the newly planned support programmes and support measures for businesses!

Ministry of Finance Lower Saxony

In order to relieve taxpayers who are directly and significantly affected by the measures in connection with the Corona virus, the Lower Saxony Ministry of Finance, in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Finance, has granted tax relief / Tax liquidity assistance for companies.

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

In order to minimise the impact of the Corona crisis on businesses and the labour market, the federal government has launched extensive aid measures

KfW Bank – Loans for companies

As a company, self-employed person or freelancer, have you got into financial difficulties due to the Corona crisis and need a loan?If so, you can now apply to your bank or savings bank for a loan for investments and working capital, provided you were not in difficulty by 31 December 2019.

Business founders and start-ups

On the start-up platform of the Federal State of Lower Saxony you will find information on support measures and subsidies.

Federal aid for (young) companies

EMDEN citizens support EMDENs citizens IN THE CORONA CRISIS

Relief action #emdenhilft and helpline

Under the hashtag #emdenhilft, the city of Emden has launched a major solidarity campaign for Emden. This help is especially for those who have a weakened immune system, are old or are under domestic quarantine. They are under our special protection and need support. The website is now up and running. It connects those seeking help with those who want to help.

Relief action for the local economy

The city of Emden would also like to provide individual support to the local economy. To keep the trade and shops present for customers, Emden Digital GmbH, Sparkasse Emden, Fahrrad Oltmanns and Emden Marketing und Tourismus GmbH have come up with the “Emders shoppen to huus” campaign to support the local economy and trade.

Important information in different languages

Corona Crisis – Important information

Due to the current situation to protect the public from the corona virus, temporary legal regulations apply in Germany and thus also in Emden. It is crucial that these are followed by everyone.

Corona-Info Emden


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