Doing business in Brandenburg

Doing Business
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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.

 

Brandenburg Business Guide
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Brandenburg Business Guide
The online portal outlines in detail why Brandenburg is attractive as a business location and provides georeferenced information with just a few clicks about specific regions, industries and location factors. Read more

Brandenburg Invest (WFBB)
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Invest in Brandenburg
Brandenburg's business development agency WFBB offers a full range of relocation services and supports in finding an appropriate site and a skilled workforce, applying for business incentives and getting in touch with partners. Read more

ILB Building
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Promoting the future
ILB is the business promotion bank of the Land of Brandenburg, pleased to advise about all suitable support programmes and financing instruments for your project. Read more