Welcome to Brandenburg, Germany's Capital Region
A fast growing innovative region!
Brandenburg has developed into a modern, high-quality location: Awarded several times as the most dynamic economic region in Germany, a pioneer in renewable energies, and a region of excellence of the European Union. The economic region around the German Federal Capital of Berlin offers businesses and specialists optimal conditions for their economic success. Brandenburg, which together with Berlin forms Germany's Capital Region, is as large as Belgium with a surface are of 30,000 km² and more populous than Denmark, Norway or Finland with 6 million inhabitants. The Federal State of Brandenburg has developed into a driver of economic activity in the German Capital Region. Investments pay off here – for international corporations and innovative SMEs alike.
The German Capital Region has an enormous variety of scientific and research facilities and can thus also score across Europe. 57 universities and some 200 public and private research institutes, including 21 institutes of the Leibniz Association, 6 Fraunhofer Institutes, 8 Max Planck Institutes and 7 institutes of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers (HGF) and more than a dozen research institutes of the Federation are here.