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Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

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

With a population of around 3.7 million and a catchment area of approximately 6 million people, Berlin is Germany’s largest city. The high quality of life with comparatively low cost of living, the lively scene life and the international environment attract talent from Germany and abroad to the Spree.

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 will find excellent location factors for their economic success here.

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

Companies planning to settle in Berlin, to expand their headquarters there or to open up new markets can access 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 information

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Industry-specific information

One of the strengths of Berlin as a business location is the mix of traditional industrial companies, lively medium-sized companies and young start-ups. More information

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Trade fairs in Berlin

Berlin is number one among the congress cities in Germany. Numerous internationally renowned leading trade fairs are held here. More information

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Berlin attracts professionals from all over the world. Companies benefit from a catchment area with around six million inhabitants. More information

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Locations for companies

Companies looking for new locations can find information on commercial space and support in finding a location here. More information

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Science and innovation

Scientists from all over the world have long made Berlin an international center for cutting-edge research. Berlin is very popular as a place to study. More information

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