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The second-largest city in the world's fourth-largest economy, a leading port location, the seat of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the birthplace of Nivea and Montblanc, an Airbus production site, and a city on the water with a high quality of life: Hamburg is all of this and so much more.

Hamburg Invest supports research-based, innovative companies with comprehensive industry services and support, facilitating e.g. networking across business, science and administration. Our industry services provide comprehensive advice for both existing companies and those interested in relocating to Hamburg. Get in touch with us and benefit from our customised services.

Research & innovation

In Hamburg, excellent research translates into innovation. With its renowned universities, prestigious research institutes and state-of-the-art technology, Hamburg is a dynamic hub of science and progress that drives innovation across various fields and sectors. A traditional commercial hub, Hamburg has also evolved as a centre of knowledge, which is reflected in the excellence status of the University of Hamburg, which, together with Hamburg research partners such as DESY, stands for cutting-edge research.

Branchenservice Industrie:  Hamburg profitiert von den vielen Wasserwegen

Centre of industry

Hamburg's industry sector is closely linked to the maritime economy, starting with the import and processing of raw materials. Companies such as Aurubis, Montblanc and Steinway pianos are setting global standards. Airbus and others are leaders in the aviation industry, while NXP Semiconductors dominate the semiconductor manufacturing market. Mechanical engineering companies such as Dolmar and Jungheinrich are also highly prominent. The port of Hamburg is Germany's largest transhipment centre for various goods, making Hamburg the centre of the food industry.

Branchenservice New Work & New Services: Fünf Menschen bei einem Meeting mit Laptops an einem langen Tisch

New Work & New Services

As an innovative city, Hamburg embraces the concept of New Work. With inspiring coworking spaces, promising startups and a strong culture of flexibility and collaboration, Hamburg is a driving force for the future of work. Creative ideas are born and realised here, strengthening the economy and attracting talent from around the globe. Hamburg promotes New Work approaches and is thus shaping the future of work.
The New Services sector in Hamburg is particularly strong in the areas of financial technology (fintech) services and property technology (proptech) services.

Latest news on innovation, industry and New Work

Ballons mit Wasserstoffzeichen

Hydrogen Week aims to generate enthusiasm for H2 technologies

From 15 to 23 June 2024, hydrogen-related events will take place across Germany - with HH-Energie-Bus-Tour in Hamburg
Hamburg Metropolitan Region

FMS Fahrzeugbau a real success story

Family business now European market leader in all kinds of special and heavy haulage vehicles

NXP celebrating 100th anniversary in Hamburg

Company among world's 100 most innovative companies - advancing Germany and EU's digital sovereignty
Finale des Female StartAperitivo 2024

Inleap Photonics wins Female StartAperitivo 2024

2nd place went to HandsOn! from Hamburg

Get new ideas during Food Innovation Camp 2024

Food start-ups and decision-makers in retail and hospitality sectors come together on June 17, 2024

Hamburg Innovation Awards honours regional companies

HHIA accepting business ideas until deadline of June 30, 2024

Record number of start-ups in Hamburg

1,546 new businesses in Q1 of 2024

QSea I "Made in Germany" presented in Hamburg

First quantum computer demonstrator to boost digital sovereignty in Germany and EU
Gamecity Hamburg fördert Prototypen der Gamingbranche

Gamecity Hamburg announces latest prototype funding 

Five digital game projects secure up to to EUR 80,000 in funds - apply now for Games Lift Incubator - deadline on June 10, 2024

Get in touch with us


Nina Alswede

Key Account Manager
Research & Innovation
+49 40 / 227019 - 35


Georg Seeck

Key Account Manager
Industry / Neighbourhood Manager Billbrook, Rothenburgsort
+49 40 / 227019 - 75


Robert Bojdecki

Key Account Manager
New Work & New Services
+49 40 / 227019 - 17

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