Here you will find the most important institutions and organisations that provide information, advice, and important support for doing business in Berlin.

Einheitlicher Ansprechpartner
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Single point of contact

The business portal of the State of Berlin is run by the Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy, and Public Enterprises. It acts as an inter-agency point of contact for formalities and allows businesses to handle administrative procedures via an online platform. more

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Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Economic and technology promotion for companies, investors, and research institutions: that's what the State of Berlin's business development agency offers. Specialists with excellent networks to science provide advice on locating in Berlin and provide support in the form of tailor-made services. more

Investitionsbank Berlin

Investitionsbank Berlin

Investment Bank Berlin (IBB) is the central source of financing from the State of Berlin. IBB bundles the most important economic and property development programmes of the State of Berlin. It supports investment and other projects with low-interest loans, grants, equity investments, and free advice. more

Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises
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Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises

The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises, together with the city's economic development agencies, is shaping the structural change of the city, improving the framework conditions for entrepreneurial activity, and strengthening the innovative capacity and export potential of Berlin-based companies. more

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Berlin Technology Foundation

Berlin Technology Foundation supports application-oriented research and is committed to ensuring that new ideas and projects from the diverse knowledge landscape in Berlin are put to use. The Foundation identifies and develops the most relevant technology topics that are suitable for strengthening Berlin as an important place to do business. more

IHK Berlin
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Berlin Chamber of Commerce

The services, advice, and legal duties of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce cover a range of matters from promoting business in the city, start-ups, corporate governance, education and training, innovation and environment, international law and taxation. more

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Messe Berlin

Messe Berlin has been organising international trade fairs and congresses since 1822 and is one of the top ten trade fair organisations in the world. It offers exhibitors, congress organisers, and visitors comprehensive service together with its subsidiaries and partners. more

Unternehmensverbände Berlin und Brandenburg

UVB: Umbrella organisation for business associations in Berlin and Brandenburg

The UVB is the region's economic and socio-political umbrella organisation with about 60 business and employer associations from Berlin and Brandenburg as its members. In addition to the regional associations representing industry, retail, services, and the trades, associations active throughout Germany also belong to the UVB (in German only). more

Kammern in Berlin

Last edited: 7. July 2020