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Companies, start-ups and investors benefit from the excellent local conditions in Berlin.

Do you plan to invest in Berlin, start a company here, or relocate your headquarters here? Smart move! Your company can also benefit from the excellent local conditions in the German capital.

We, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, the Berlin economic development agency, will support you while your company transfers to the new location, providing help with enterprise development and the transfer of technology with tailored services. Our experts will provide you with comprehensive and free advice on Berlin as a business location.

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Berlin Partner for Business and Technology offers special services that are tailored to the individual needs of companies and scientific institutions. We advise you on tailor-made funding concepts and support you in your search for suitable real estate and qualified employees.

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Why Berlin?

„The Novartis capital city office is located at the heart of political Berlin. All important decision-makers in the healthcare industry can be reached in this way: Politics, associations, service providers, payers, patient representatives and science. In addition, Berlin is a digital pacesetter - increasingly important for us as a pharmaceutical company. The future of health research is digital - contacts with innovative digital health start-ups in Berlin are therefore indispensable for us.“

Dr. Thomas Lang
Dr. Thomas Lang Managing Director Novartis Pharma Germany

Why Berlin?

„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
Frank Briegmann President & CEO of Universal Music Germany

Why Berlin?

„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
Martin Ehrentreich CEO & founder, DiMaBay GmbH

Why Berlin?

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

Berlin’s economy in figures 2023

1 st PLACE €193.2 bn Economic output More than 41,000 Start-up companies in Germany €16.7 bn Export of goods €19.7 bn Import of goods +1.6 % Economic growth in Berlin compared to +0.3 % in Germany (Source: Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, 2024) 9.1 % Unemployment rate in Germany +0.7 % in Berlin +1.6 % Change in number of employees compared to previous year

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