Some of tomorrow's most promising industrial sectors call East Germany home. These are not individual industry sectors as we typically know them, but wide-ranging economic and technology fields populated by a multitude of companies and networks that are already making the future come alive today; and which serve as models for future investment.
Economic trends can often help start-ups in particular to business success. In 2012, more than 137 thousand company start-ups and sideline businesses were registered in the new federal states. Eastern Germany’s front-runners in terms of new company formation were Berlin (48 thousand) and Saxony (32 thousand).