General information and locational advantages

As the largest district with the most water, the Treptow-Köpenick district offers space for new ideas and excellent infrastructure and transportation connections. Treptow-Köpenick stands firm as a center for innovative growth, along with culture and tourism, for business, science and research.

Attractive surroundings

  • City and nature join here and form a high quality urban area with all that is required to create an attractive location for living, working and relaxation
  • From the city center to the city’s edge, the district includes very diverse neighborhoods, unique in Berlin
  • Modern and urban structures for living and working are a contrast to traditional and historic buildings
  • Approximately 14 residents per hectare, the least populous of Berlin’s districts
  • 60 % of the district’s area consists of leisure space, forests and water

Location advantages

  • Large center for science, business and media in Adlershof, theTechnologie- und Gründerzentrum Schöneweide and the Innovationspark Wuhlheide for new companies
  • Good location for transportation with connections by water-, rail- and roadway
  • Highly qualified specialists and low unemployment rate
  • Near the Airport BER
  • Berlin’s district with the largest surface space at 16,773 hectares
  • The district is home to Berlin’s highest office building, the Treptowers

Business locations and areas for development

Berlin Adlershof – City of Science, Technology and Media

Adlershof is one of Germany’s largest science and technology parks and the most important media location in the region. More than 1,000 companies are located here.  

Companies and institutes from photonics, optical media, microsystems and material technology, information and media technology, biotech and environment, as well as photovoltaics are based here. The television and recording studios in Berlin Adlershof are used to record the chancellorship debates, cinema films such as "Good Bye Lenin" or television productions such as "The Voice of Germany" or the talk shows "Anne Will", "hart aber fair" or "Maischberger".

The 420 hectare large site has been integrated into the city’s planning concept. There are parks and apartments with modern infrastructure nearby.

With direct access to the A113 autobahn and merely 6 kilometers to the Airport BER, Adlershof has excellent transport connections.

The Humboldt-Universität has situated all its math and natural science institutes in Adlershof.

Rudower Chaussee 17
12489 Berlin
+49 30 6392-2200
Fax: +49 30 6392-2201 

Rudower Chaussee 19
12489 Berlin
+49 30 6392-3900
Fax: +49 30 6392-3901

Medien-Stadt Adlershof [MediaCity Adlershof ]
Studio Berlin Adlershof (SBA) GmbH
Agastraße 20
12489 Berlin
+49 30 6704-5500
Fax: +49 30 6704-5505 

Wuhlheide Innovation Park (IPW)

Many companies from technological sectors with a high potential for growth such as tool engineering, optical-electonics and biotech are located in the Innovationspark Wuhlheide.

Approximately 130 companies with nearly 800 employees work at the campus. The campus’ structure offers benefits: There are numerous networks with companies from related sectors.

The Manfred von Ardenne commercial area is the heart of the center.

Innovationspark Wuhlheide
Managementgesellschaft mbH
Köpenicker Straße 325
12555 Berlin
+49 30 6576-4400

TGS Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Spreeknie

Almost 100 years ago, AEG wrote industrial history in Oberschöneweide. Today, the Berlin University of Applied Sciences (HTW) with its more than 13,000 students and the Schöneweide Technology and Start-up Center (TGS) are important location factors. They create the best foundations for the development of high-tech companies within the technology region of Berlin-Southeast.

TGS Schöneweide is one of the largest start-up center in Berlin. The building complex was constructed with funds from the joint task "Improvement of the regional economic structure" by the federal government and the state of Berlin. Around 20,000 square metres of affordable workshop, laboratory and office space with state-of-the-art equipment are available. The TGS offers young companies expert support in the start-up phase and in everyday business life. Established companies find ideal conditions for further business growth.

TGS Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Spreeknie GmbH
Ostendstraße 25
12419 Berlin
+ 49 30 6576-4413


The area spreads over 74 hectares along the banks of the Spree and comprises the Ober- and Niederschönweide neighborhoods. Emil Rathenau wrote industry history here when he founded AEG. Today, Oberschöneweide is a modern location for research, production, and services. Wilhelminenhofstraße has become a center for culture, technology, startups, and teaching.

The HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences here is another plus for the location. 

  • Berlin's largest university of applied sciences with almost 14,000 students
  • 70 courses in economics, engineering, IT, design and culture
  • Digital economy - creative economy, health research, industry and the world of work of the future, renewable energies - energy efficiency as research focus
  • 150 partner universities in Europe and overseas

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
10313 Berlin (Postfach)
+49 30 5019-0
Fax: +49 30 5019-2100

Business development in Treptow-Köpenick

The Treptow-Köpenick district economic developement office is your contact for:

  • Start-ups; founding of new small businesses
  • Portfolio management
  • Location marketing
  • Project management
  • Networks
  • Central contact and coordinating office ZAK
  • Tourism developments
  • Bringing businesses to Berlin
  • Projects: Economically beneficial measures (WDM)

Your contact at the local authority in Treptow-Köpenick

Sven Schmoll
Acting Head of Economic Development
+49 30 90297-2536
Fax: +49 30 90297-2525

Your contact at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Alexander von Reden
Project Manager Treptow-Köpenick
+49 30 46302-369

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