Welcome Address - Iris Gleicke
Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States
Iris Gleicke, Parlamentarische Staatssekretärin | © Büro Gleicke/Sandra Ludewig The impressive level of economic and technological development made in Eastern Germany over the past two decades has made it one of the most attractive locations for business in Europe. Companies that invest in the heart of Europe can tap into new markets and develop new products. I warmly invite you to become part of this development and to bring your company to Eastern Germany.
The Federal Government would be pleased to support you in your endeavour. We are actively fostering investments with the aim of providing all companies with the best possible conditions for their start in Eastern Germany. As Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States, it is very important to me to be able to lend you my personal support for your business involvement in Eastern Germany as well.
We are proud of the fact that Eastern Germany has developed a broad range of expertise and strengths in a whole number of important sectors. These not only include traditional industries, such as the chemicals industry, engineering, and the automotive industry, but also young and highly dynamic sectors, such as renewable energy, biotechnology, or the IT industry.
Come to Eastern Germany and discover the great number of outstanding locations for yourself. Come and gain an impression of this extraordinary region. You will find places with a long industrial tradition and get to know many people who, through their drive and skills, work day-by-day to make Eastern Germany more innovative and more competitive.