First stop: Berlin Partner GmbH
Berlin Partner GmbH is Berlin’s corporation for economic development and location marketing. Its business promotion divisions assist investors who wish to start businesses in the city while supporting Berlin companies in their efforts to expand, internationalize and secure their economic futures in Berlin. Berlin Partner markets the city’s strengths and potential, regionally, nationally and internationally, and uses the “be Berlin” campaign to promote the capital as a strong brand. As a public-private partnership, the corporation is supported by powerful partners – 236 companies and scientific institutes are currently part of the “Berlin-Partner Network.”
Berlin Partner is the main contact for companies and offers customized, individualized services ranging from finding a location, to funding and financing, to contact with authorities and obtaining permits, to recruiting skilled personnel, to internationalization and trade fair participation. Berlin Partner provides information about areas of growth and industries with potential for the future. It promotes Berlin as an attractive economic and scientific center, creative capital, cultural and sports metropolis and a livable city. Activities are aimed at investors as well as decision makers and facilitators in the fields of business, science, politics, culture and the media.
Berlin Partner effectively enables growth by bringing people, companies and new markets to Berlin.