About Niedersachsen

With a population of eight million, Niedersachsen is Germany’s second largest state and lies directly on the North Sea coast. As a venue for international trade fairs, the capital of Hannover attracts professionals from across the globe. Niedersachsen also hosts the headquarters of Volkswagen, Europe’s largest car manufacturer. The Meyer Werft shipyard builds state-of-the-art cruise liners. Airbus produces parts for the world’s largest commercial aircraft. As the number-one state for renewable energies in Germany, Niedersachsen is the home of Enercon, one of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers. 


Niedersachsen is home to many large and small/medium-sized enterprises which successfully market themselves across the globe. 

  1. Excellent infrastructure
  2. Strong business sectors
  3. Innovative companies
  4. State-of-the-art research environment

Reasons for Niedersachsen

Niedersachsen lies on the German North Sea coast and is optimally connected thanks to international transport links: nine sea ports, Germany’s only deepwater port, highways, railways and Hannover Airport. 

It enjoys a high domestic purchasing power and there is a strong demand for products and services from Niedersachsen. Niedersachsen’s GDP is around EUR 290 billion. 

Niedersachsen is home to well-known companies. The state government supports the digital revolution, and start-ups will find an innovative environment and attractive funding opportunities here. 

Excellent universities and specialised state-of-the-art research facilities offer an excellent environment for innovative companies and specialists.


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