Things are looking up for a small harbor in the south of Hamburg which fell into disuse in the 1970s. In recent years, investment in the quarter has given Harburg a new lease of life.
Location / Regions in Structural Transition
The area around the town of Anklam in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is traditionally agricultural. Now, healthcare companies from Germany and abroad are discovering the benefits of the northern German location.
For a long time, the region around the city of Walsrode in the federal state of Niedersachsen struggled with structural challenges. But in recent years, the region once reliant on chemical firms has evolved into an efficient e-commerce logistics location.
The city of Bremen is reinventing its port on the Weser river with the largest construction project in Europe. Construction companies, developers and other companies are invited to reshape the future of the northern German city.
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Magdeburg have developed a method that can produce 80 times more vaccine viruses in one go than the conventional method.
For decades, Berlin was not seen as an important industrial location. But in recent years, start-ups have been transforming the city, and 3D printing technology has become a major driver of change. These innovative companies are looking for international cooperation and finance.
Like many regions, northern Bavaria faced challenging changes after German reunification. However, the traditional ceramics industry survived by playing to its strengths and is now attracting investors from America and Japan.
The automotive metropolis of Stuttgart is spearheading a shift from gasoline and diesel toward electricity and hydrogen. Companies from the field of e-mobility can capitalize on the restructuring that is taking place in Baden-Württemberg, for example as suppliers to car makers.
The phase-out of coal mining in Brandenburg has pushed the chemical and plastics industries to the fore. Around 600 companies are active in this sector in the eastern German state, and are pushing growth. A number are based in Schwarzheide.
European launcher hails from the Hanseatic city.