Business in Berlin

Why Berlin?

Meet Berlin, your new home for business.

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Welcome to the political centre of Germany and one of the most dynamic economic regions in the heart of Europe.

Home to about 3.7 million in the city itself and about 6 million within the local region, Berlin is Germany's largest city. The high standard of living at a relatively low cost, lively local communities, and people from all over the world attract talented people from all over Germany and the world to Berlin.

Berlin's economy is growing rapidly. In a nationwide comparison, Berlin has been a front runner for years. The capital is also far ahead in terms of job creation and new businesses. Companies and start-ups find excellent conditions here to lay the foundation for their economic success.

In recent years, the city has become the fastest-growing start-up hub in Germany. The capital is particularly attractive to new businesses in the creative and technology industries.

Start-ups and companies moving to Berlin, expanding their local headquarters, or seeking to open new markets can tap into the city's extensive investment and innovation funding.

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Economic Development

Berlin is booming. For years, the number of people in employment and the city's economic output has grown rapidly. Many talented young people are drawn to life in the big city. more

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Industry-specific information

One of the strengths of Berlin as a business location is the mix of traditional industries, many small and medium-sized enterprises, and recent start-ups, all of which are ensuring the city's dynamic growth. more

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Berlin as a Trade Fair Location

Berlin has long been established as an international centre for conventions and trade shows and is the #1 city for conventions in Germany. Numerous internationally renowned trade fairs take place here every year. more

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Qualified specialists

Companies in Berlin have great potential in finding well-trained workers and highly qualified specialists and executives. An important competitive advantage is the international attractiveness of the city. more

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Attractive locations

Looking for the right home for your company? Get support and information finding an attractive location here. more

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Science and innovation

Scientists from all over the world have long made Berlin an international centre for cutting-edge research. Berlin's first-class universities are also attracting students from all over the world. more

Your contact for moving to and starting up in Berlin
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Point of single contact Online business registration

Want to register a business in Berlin? Or register as a freelancer? Then the online platform of the Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Public Enterprises is your first port of call. Here you can conveniently handle administrative procedures online. more

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Berlin Partner for Business and Economy

Are you an entrepreneur who would like to settle in Berlin or expand your current location? Then the Berlin Partner should be your first port of call. Specialists are on hand to provide free advice and will support you with tailor-made services. more

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Investitionsbank Berlin

Looking for financial support for an investment or innovation project in Berlin? IBB is the investment bank of the State of Berlin. Its investments actively contribute to the development of Berlin as a business location. more