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We, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, the Berlin Business Development Agency, work on economic growth, support the Berlin economy and present the advantages of the capital to companies, investors and talented people. We provide comprehensive and free advice on Berlin as a business location and support you with tailor-made services regarding:

  • Settlement
  • Company growth
  • Internationalization
  • Technology transfer

We provide information about the  location Berlin on our business portal Business Location Center (BLC). Here in the information center you will find, among other things, industry-specific brochures and publications as well as selected studies and rankings. We also provide information about our company in our press releases.

Our private and public partners in the Business Location Center are available to offer competent advice and support for your growth in Berlin. We will also be happy to inform you about the partnership opportunities with the BLC.

As a unique public-private partnership, Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie is backed by the Senate of the State of Berlin and around 230 companies and scientific institutions that are committed to their city.

Strategy Awards - fDi Intelligence

In the renowned ranking “European Cities and Regions of the Future 2022/23” of fDi Intelligence Magazine, Berlin took 3rd place in the category “FDI-Strategy in large cities”, leaving Munich, Moscow and London behind – a great success for the location strategy of the German capital.

In 2021 Berlin won several Strategy Awards 2021 from fDi Intelligence: Best Aftercare Services, Specialism Award in Cleantech, Bespoke Award for Digital Media.

Track record

In 2021, Berlin Partner has supported 290 projects and established 83 companies in Berlin (45 of them from abroad). A total of 6,708 new jobs will be created with an investment volume of over 637 million Euro. Most of the companies established come from Europe, followed by North and South America, the Middle East and Asia.

290SUCCESSFULCOMPLETED PROJECTS127 | 43 %Existing customer support83 | 29 %Companysettlement80 | 28 %Innovationprojects44Manufacturing industries*27Photonics12Energy technology25Transport, mobility and logistics115ICT, nedia and creative industry43Healthcare industries24Service industries** outside clusters

In recent years, these companies, among others, have located in the capital or have expanded their location in Berlin:

Healthcare industries and life sciences

Bayer | Berlin-Chemie | Pfizer | Sanofi | Centogene | medneo GmbH | caresyntax GmbH | Esteve Pharmaceuticals | Takeda | JPT Peptide Technologies | FLYING HEALTH | Dompé | Carl Zeiss Meditec | Dental Wings | 3B Pharmaceuticals | Axolabs | KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte | ProBioGen | SCIENION | T-Knife | Vaxxilon | Heilgenfeld Kliniken | DR. KADE Pharma | Illumina Solution Center Berlin | B. Braun Melsungen | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | RoX Health GmbH | Nuvisan ICB | Ottobock | Doctolib | WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence

Information and communications technology (ICT)

SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG | Hitachi Software Engineering Europe AG | arvato AG | Sykes Enterprises | Cisco (Center of Innovation Berlin) | Techstars | Bosch SoftTec GmbH | Digital Engineering Center | MXC Foundation gGmbH 

Media and creative industries

Axel Springer AG | Universal Music Deutschland | Viacom International Media Networks | Wooga | Welt | Netflix | Sony Deutschland | Zalando SE | Ubisoft | HubSpot

Transport, mobility & logistics

Composites United Berlin-Standort | Berlin-Repräsentanz CRRC | Maxion Advanced Technologies (MAT) | REE Technology GmbH | SHARE NOW (car2go+DriveNow) | Hyundai CRADLE Berlin | Nuts GmbH | Stadler Pankow GmbH | BMW Motorrad | TheDrivery | Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision | Liang Dao

Energy technology

Siemens Energy AG | Werner von Siemens Center | GE Energy Power Conversion GmbH | Alpiq Energy Deutschland | KIC InnoEnergy Germany GmbH | SGCC - State Grid Corporation of China | Arva Greentech GmbH | Energy Web DevHub GmbH | Grid Singularity | Enapter | Schneider Electric

Photonics

brillen.de Optik AG | Brilliance Fab Berlin GmbH & Co. KG | CLS Clinical Laserthermia Systems GmbH (CLS Berlin) | Corning Optical Communications GmbH & Co. KG | Crocus Labs GmbH | Elektrcouture UG | G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH | Go Quantum SpA | Golares GmbH | INURU GmbH | JenLab GmbH | LAD Lichttechnik GmbH | M Squared Lasers Ltd | Menlo Systems GmbH | Mitutoyo Deutschland GmbH | OrelTech GmbH | Orion Additiv Manufacturing GmbH | Photonic Insights GmbH | Phyforce Technologie GmbH & Co. KG | Pix4D GmbH | Planet Labs Germany GmbH | PROMETE S.r.l. | PSC Technologies GmbH | QUARTIQ GmbH | Signatrix GmbH | Stöbich technology GmbH | UVISIO UG | Vintecal UG

Services 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 | booking.com | Touristic24 | Ströer

Manufacturing industries

Polar Refrigeration GmbH | Würth Elektronik eiSoS GmbH & Co. KG | Schindler AG | BetonTec Gesellschaft für Betontechnik mbH | Covestro | Phoenix Contact Cyber Security AG | SUNON | Körber | Jonas & Redmann Group GmbH

(Source: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, 2022)

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