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Business in Berlin

Business, science and research are tightly interwoven in Berlin. Numerous smaller companies with a wealth of creative energy create an innovative environment for the big players in the field. About one-third of the world's fifty largest companies have offices in Berlin.

Berlin in Brief: Business and Finance

Even in times of declining economic activity, Berlin has been able to hold its ground as a competitive business location. The city’s outstanding infrastructure, its large and highly qualified workforce, and its excellent colleges, universities, and research institutions are major reasons motivating companies to locate here. more »

Institutions in Berlin

WissenschaftsAtlas Berlin - Business and Research Portal(Externer Link)

The WissenschaftsAtlas Berlin is the interactive and informative compendium of research news and partnership opportunities available in Germany's capital.
The WissenschaftsAtlas informs users of the specialization areas of Berlin's research institutions and collaborative possibilities. It is directed at corporations and the public sector, researchers, interested experts, media and specialized journalists. more »(Externer Link)

Berlin Partner GmbH(Externer Link)

Berlin Partner GmbH is the central contact agency in Berlin helping investors settle in the city, assisting local companies in all matters relating to foreign trade, and promoting the capital as a business location.
The agency receives the majority of its financial support from private companies and is commissioned by the Berlin State Senate to develop and implement location marketing strategies and capital city promotion. More than 130 prominent German and international private “partner” companies support Berlin Partner and share a common interest in advertising the capital on a regional, national and international level. more »(Externer Link)

Berlin Business Location Center(Externer Link)

Your first port of call for business-related advice and information. The Berlin Business Location Center offers you hands-on info about setting up business in Berlin. more »(Externer Link)

Co-ordination Office(Externer Link)

We can give you advice and support. The Investors Co-ordination Office is the central contact point for anyone who has questions or problems in connection with investment projects in the fields of building, housing and transport. more »(Externer Link)

Meeting and Convention Service(Externer Link)

The "Meetings Conventions Incentives" division of Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH is the official contact for your event - whether it be a convention, meeting, company event, product presentation or incentive.
Compilation and booking of your hotel room quotas, choosing your venue - whether it's a convention hotel, convention centre or unusual location - and sourcing the most diverse service providers in Berlin - you will find competent support in the planning and organisation of your event. more »(Externer Link)

Facts and Figures

Berlin in Figures

Facts and Figures about Berlin published by The Berlin State Statistical Office. more »

Locations in Berlin

Adlershof - Europe's most modern Technology Park. more »

BBB Management GmbH Campus Berlin-Buch(Externer Link) - The BBB is the developing and managing company of the Campus Berlin-Buch - the leading location in an outstanding biotech region. BBB acquires, serves and supports biotech companies from the initial setting-up stages and spin-offs to matured, rapidly growing companies. more »(Externer Link)

Innovations-Zentrum Berlin Management GmbH(Externer Link) - The primary goal of the IZBM (managing company of innovation and business incubation centres in Berlin) is to develop and manage technology-, innovation- and business incubation centres. more »(Externer Link)

Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin - Institute for Advanced Study(Externer Link) - At the Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin, internationally recognized researchers, promising younger scientists, scholars and prominent intellectuals have the opportunity to concentrate, free of constraints and duties, on work projects of their own choice for one academic year (October-July).

Trade Fair Calendar(Externer Link) - Berlin has a full, all-year-round Trade Fair calendar.

Liegenschaftsfonds Berlin(Externer Link) - The State of Berlin presents its most comprehensive property portfolio.

Technology Foundation Berlin(Externer Link) - The technology foundation sponsors science and research in selected technology sectors, promotes concrete innovative projects and conducts strategic dialogues on technology policy matters in Berlin.

Brandenburg Economic Development Board(Externer Link) - The Brandenburg Economic Development Board GmbH (ZAB) is Brandenburg’s central contact for inquiries concerning innovation and (external) business promotion as well as energy, technology transfer and cluster management.

IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft(Externer Link) - IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH supports Berlin based, technology-oriented companies with venture capital.

The Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour(Externer Link) - The Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour sees itself more and more as a provider of modern services. The Ministry likes to provide the public with a variety of up-to-date information, including current developments in economic policy and Ministrial policy.

Airports & Stations

Tegel 80x80

If you are flying into Berlin, check here for information on Berlin’s two main international airports. mehr »

Over 20 Accor hotels in Berlin

Accor hotels in Berlin

Look forward to the special hospitality and ambience of Berlin's Accor hotels. Stay, for instance, at a Novotel, Mercure, ibis, Etap, ... mehr »

Berlin’s International Relations

Berlin's International City Relations

Berlin maintains partnerships with 17 cities and cooperates in projects with many other cities around the world.  mehr »