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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.

The Berlin economic development corporation, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, will support you while your company transfers to the new location, providing help with enterprise development and the transfer of technology with tailored service packages. Berlin Partner's experts can provide you with comprehensive and free advice about Berlin at the Business Location Center.

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

»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, Regional President Oncology Europe/Africa/Middle East & Head Greater China and Asia Pacific Oncology regions Pfizer

Why Berlin?

Eggert Voscherau

»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

»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

»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

»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


The Business Location Center is a project of the Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, the Economic Development Corporation and City Marketing for Berlin. Berlin Partner offers economic and technology funding for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin.

In 2017, Berlin Partner supervised 272 projects which will generate 8,197 new jobs at an investment volume of 557 million euros. The companies that have moved to the city since 2001 include:

Healthcare industries and life sciences
Pfizer Pharma GmbH | Shire Deutschland | Sanofi | Centogene AG | medneo GmbH | S-Cape GmbH | Ellex Deutschland GmbH | Riemser Pharma GmbH | Takeda Pharma | Pure Biologics S.C. | FLYING HEALTH Incubator | Dompé | Carl Zeiss Meditec | Dental Wings | Vaxxilon | Heilgenfeld Kliniken

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 | Cisco (Center of Innovation Berlin) | Techstars | Bosch SoftTec GmbH | Pix4D GmbH | Wargaming | Audatex AUTOonline GmbH

Transport, mobility & logistics
Hangsheng Technology Germany GmbH | smartemotion Berlin GmbH | Velogista eG | Ensto Chago GmbH | BeanAir GmbH | Go E-Bike Deutschland GmbH | Premium Drive GmbH | Zain Aviation Cargo GmbH | Abellio Deutschland GmbH | Konetik GmbH | VW Digital:Lab

Energy technology
Vattenfall Europe Generation | GE Energy Power Conversion GmbH | KIC InnoEnergy Germany GmbH | Interbran Systems AG | MINIWIZ Europe GmbH | Arva Greentech 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 | | Touristic24 | Ströer

Manufacturing Industries
Polar Refrigeration GmbH | Würth Elektronik eiSoS GmbH & Co. KG | Schindler Digital Business AG (SDB) | BetonTec Gesellschaft für Betontechnik mbH | Covestro | Phoenix Contact Cyber Security AG

(Source: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, 2018)

Services for entrepreneurs and investors in Berlin

Berlin Business Packages

Berlin Business Packages

The business packages provided by Berlin Partner for Business and Technology are a unique service for entrepreneurs and investors. 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.

Berlin Business Packages