Doing business in Brandenburg
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Right in the heart of Europe you find excellent business conditions in a fast-growing innovative region. It provides a wide range of incentives that allow businesses to establish, grow and prosper – for all sizes of companies. Competitive advantages and the support for key industry sectors like life sciences and health care, the ICT, media and the creative industries, energy technology, optics, food industry, plastics and chemical industry, metal industry, traffic, mobility and logistics and tourism. Find out more
Top names of the region
Potsdam-Babelsberg, the cradle of film-making, has developed into a highly integrated media location, attractive for film makers even beyond the borders of Germany. International productions like "Grand Budapest Hotel", "Bridge Of Spies" or "Homeland" (Season 5) have been realised here. Read more
Volkswagen has established a design center, SAP its innovation center in Potsdam. Other top names are: steel manufacturer Arcelor Mittal in Eisenhüttenstadt, rail vehicle and equipment manufacturer Bombardier in Henningsdorf, Daimler with its utility vehicle division in Ludwigsfelde, eyewear retailer Fielmann in Rathenow, tyre manufacturer Goodyear Dunlop in Fürstenwalde, aircraft engine manufacturer MTU in Ludwigsfelde, software giant Oracle in Potsdam, Rolls-Royce with its aircraft engine division in Dahlewitz, Vestas Wind Systems in Lauchhammer, and VW Logistics in Ludwigsfelde.
Extensive autobahn and high-speed railway networks, efficient waterways and numerous airlines connect Berlin and Brandenburg with Europe and world-wide. Seven universities, over 30 universities of applied sciences and over 100 research institutes provide for cutting edge knowledge and a large talent pool.