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The mix of industrial companies with a long history, a strong SME sector, and young start-ups ensures dynamic growth in the German capital.

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With approx. 330 medical technology and 255 biotech companies, 34 pharmaceuticals companies, and more than 145 hospitals and clinics, Berlin is one of the most important life science locations in Germany. Healthcare

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IT, media, and creative industries

Berlin is one of the leading locations for IT and communications technology in Germany and unique for its culture industry and concentration of creative potential. IT, media, and creative industries

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Transport, mobility, and logistics

Berlin's central location in the heart of Europe makes it ideal for companies offering modern transport technologies. Transport system technology is a key sector in Berlin with potential for growth and employment. Transport, mobility, and logistics

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Energy technology

Numerous companies and research institutions are working together in Berlin and Brandenburg on solutions for energy technology issues. Research institutions and universities are conducting first-class research and teaching in all areas of energy technology. Energy technology



Photonics and microsystems technology are important cross-sectional technologies that are driving numerous innovations. There are about 400 companies in Berlin-Brandenburg that have their core business in optical and microsystems technologies. Photonics

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Manufacturing industries

Berlin is a modern industrial location and offers attractive conditions for companies looking to set up production here with its good mix of future technologies and traditional industries. Manufacturing industries

Geschäftsmann, der eine glühende Brückenpassage hält

Service economy

The service sector is the one with the highest growth rate in Berlin. Berlin offers companies a large local market with about 3.7 million consumers. Service economy

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