Schleswig-Holstein may be Germany’s northernmost state but it’s still in the middle of Europe. With unique access to both the North and Baltic seas, it’s a transport hub to Scandinavia as well as the Baltic region. And it offers swift access to German and global markets via cosmopolitan Hamburg next door. Schleswig-Holstein is home to successful small- and mid-sized companies. The state has a strong innovation drive and a high quality of life. Key future-oriented industries include: Foods, renewable energies, medical technology and health care, I&K, logistics, maritime business, engineering and tourism.