Do you plan to invest in Berlin, start a company here, or relocate your headquarters here? Smart move!

Why Berlin?

Marcus Heinemann

»Berlin is the optimal location for the innovative venture SK Continental E-motion Germany GmbH. Here we have the vivid combination of creative research and future-oriented pilot projects as well as an attractive international environment for top employees. Today, these factors are of key importance for the development and implementation of state-of-the art technologies. Being an international showcase for electromobility, Berlin also provides a big stage and a large field for experimentation with alternative drive technologies.«

Marcus Heinemann, Chief Financial Officer, SK Continental E-motion Germany GmbH

Why Berlin?

Peter Streit

»State-of-the-art technology in historic buildings! This contrast is typical of the vibrant Berlin and a proof that Coriant has chosen the right location in order to become involved on a global level. In this metropolis, young motivated talents meet companies with a long standing tradition in telecommunication and it is this combination which will put us in the front rows of the photonics market!«

Peter Streit, Senior Vice President, Operations Coriant GmbH

Why Berlin?

Martin Ehrentreich

»The location Berlin gives us the opportunity to continue growing and to find well-trained international employees. The opening of the office in Berlin can already be rated as an absolute success story for us and gives us countless opportunities to grow.«

Martin Ehrentreich, CEO & founder, DiMaBay GmbH

Why Berlin?

Dr. Andreas Penk, Chairman of the Management Board, Pfizer Deutschland GmbH

»We relocated our offices to Berlin because we were looking to cooperate more closely with people, and I don't mean just at the political level. Here, we have established many interesting contacts within the various scientific institutions, hospitals like the Charité and various biotech companies. I am confident that in future, we will be able to attract even more world-class scientific research to Berlin.«

Dr. Andreas Penk, Chairman of the Management Board, Pfizer Deutschland GmbH

Why Berlin?

Eggert Voscherau, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, BASF SE

»The affordability of real estate along with the availability of well-trained, multi-lingual personnel are the reasons we chose to locate our business in Berlin.«

Eggert Voscherau, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, BASF SE

Why Berlin?

Stefan Kürbis

»The Job Recruitment Initiative combines medical technology companies from the capital region in order to introduce young professionals to small and medium-sized companies and to illustrate the attractiveness of these employers to them. It is particularly SMEs who provide a working environment that satisfy the needs of young employees: flexible working hours, early responsibility, innovative working models, fair payment as well as less supervision and routine.«

Stefan Kürbis, Managing Director Global Marketing, W.O.M. World of Medicine AG

Why Berlin?

Frank Briegmann, President & CEO of Universal Music Germany

»A shining national music scene, creative minds and international stars that love the city. As a market leader, we profit from Berlin's endless potential and we're set to generate even more musical highlights in the future.«

Frank Briegmann, President & CEO of Universal Music Germany

Why Berlin?

Dr. Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO Axel Springer AG

»When Axel Springer AG emphatically affirmed its commitment to Berlin by moving its corporate headquarters to the capital, this was not just because the concept that our founder Axel Springer had of Berlin, as a new intellectual hub, is still as viable today as it was during his lifetime. It also happened because I am convinced that these decisions will bring our company long-term advantages, which will position us for both economic and publishing success in the future.«

Dr. Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO Axel Springer AG

Why Berlin?

Dan Ligtvoet, Managing Director MTV Networks North

»As an international media company, MTV Networks considers Berlin to be the optimal location since it provides the ideal environment in terms of economy, infrastructure and culture. The impulses we are able to pick up and initiate here inspire us far beyond the region.«

Dan Ligtvoet, Managing Director MTV Networks North

TRACK RECORD: Over 1,429 companies have located to Berlin or invested here between 2001 and 2013

In 2013, Berlin Partner supervised 258 projects which will generate 5,506 new jobs at an investment volume of 369 million euros in the next three years. The companies that have moved to the city since 2001 include:

Healthcare industries and life sciences
Scienion AG | Capsulution Pharma AG | Pfizer Pharma GmbH | LS Shire Deutschland | Wyeth

ICT, media and creative industries
Anschutz Entertainment Group | Jamba | Universal Music Group | MTV Networks Germany | Four Music Productions GmbH | BREAD & butter GmbH | SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG | Hitachi Software Engineering Europe AG | Axel Springer Verlag AG | Bild Redaktion (Axel Springer Verlag) | arvato AG | IMAX Corporation | Sykes Enterprises

Transport, mobility & logistics
MTU Aero Engines | Corning Cable Systems GmbH & Co. KG | TNT Logistics Deutschland GmbH | Mahle Nockenwellen GmbH | TAKATA-PETRI AG

Energy technology

Vattenfall Europe Generation |  Inventux Technologies AG | Global Solar Energy Deutschland GmbH

Service industries
core connection GmbH & Co. KG | BASF Shared Services Europe GmbH | norisbank GmbH | Sitel GmbH | Skandia Versicherungen | DMS GmbH | Grupo Intercom Berlin GmbH | PHORMS Berlin gGmbH | Miami Ad School Europe GmbH | MICE AG | arvato services | Mercedes-Benz Bank | Coca-Cola GmbH
 
(Source: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, 2014)

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Berlin Business Packages

Berlin Business Packages
The business packages provided by Berlin Partner for Business and Technology are a unique service that allows you to “test drive” your new business location at a favorable price. We advise you in creating tailored concepts for subsidies, lend support with other economic development assistance and help you search for centrally-located real estate and qualified personnel.
 
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