For internationalisation

For internationalisation

Internationale Flaggen

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Whether you're planning to open up new markets, find other distribution channels for your goods and services, are looking to open a branch abroad, or seeking international cooperation partners, there is plenty of support available in Berlin.

The partners in Berlin's export trade service provide advice on promotional programmes, customs and visa issues, and joint stands at trade fairs as well as information about the markets in different countries. They can also help broker global cooperation agreements.

With its internationalisation programme, the State of Berlin supports small and medium-sized enterprises as they enter foreign markets. Business-related organisations can use the programme to help Berlin companies tap into foreign markets.

Your partners for taking your business global

Advice and service

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

The State of Berlin's economic development agency offers Berlin companies, associations, and research institutions comprehensive advice on entering new markets, information on funding programmes, access to EU networks and decision-makers, as well as the organisation and implementation of joint trade fair stands.

Berlin Chamber of Commerce

The Berlin Chamber of Commerce issues foreign trade documents to Berlin companies, supports visa enquiries, advises on customs procedures, import and export regulations, export controls, international contract law, and payment guarantees, as well as cooperating closely with worldwide network partners and chambers of commerce.

Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises

The State of Berlin and the Federal Government facilitate access to international markets for small and medium-sized enterprises through special advisory services and services.

Funding and financing

Investment Bank Berlin (IBB)

Investment Bank Berlin provides numerous programmes that help companies strengthen their competitiveness and develop new markets. It is also runs the Internationalisation Programme funded by the State of Berlin and the European Regional Development Fund. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are given support as they take their business models global.

Other services

The Berlin-Brandenburg Capital Region

Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg

A joint offering from institutions in Berlin and Brandenburg that helps SMEs find business and technology partners in the European market and provides information about innovation developments, initiatives, and programmes of the European Union. It acts as a guide through all the information flowing from Brussels.

Last edited: 9. October 2019