Important facts about NRW

NRW is the economic powerhouse at the heartof Europe and has always had an open approach to transnational co-operation. With some 17.9 million inhabitants, NRW is Germany’s most densely populated region and thus one of Europe’s largest markets. It is an important partner for many countries – whether for goods, services or research.

Key features

A business community characterized by both multinational companies and SMEs
Strong industrial and service sectors ranging from automobile to chemicals, electronics, biotech, nano, media and telecommunications
A skilled and reliable workforce
A highly concentrated scientific, research and innovation landscape
Sophisticated transport and logistics infrastructure

NRW and Europe

As a reputable partner in the Enterprise Europe Network and a number of other European groups, helping local organizations enter markets abroad and assisting their foreign counterparts in NRW has long been our business. We are your best port of call for all transnational activities.

Main services

Individual guidance, assistance and support
Mediation of all kinds of partnerships
Access to R&D players and results
Sector-based market research
Technology transfer