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NRW.INVEST – One-stop agency for investors

The state-owned economic development agency NRW.INVEST conducts international marketing for Germany's No. 1 investment location, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). In doing so, it campaigns worldwide for foreign direct investments for NRW. Besides subsidiaries in Japan and the USA, NRW.INVEST operates branch offices in China, India, Israel, Korea, Poland, Russia, Turkey and the United Kingdom. With its international representations and the head office in Düsseldorf NRW.INVEST supports companies with investment projects or business locations in North Rhine-Westphalia. Today there are already more than 20,000 foreign firms based in Germany's economically most important federal state.

Supporting your investment projects

NRW.INVEST provides  all interested investors with comprehensive information on North Rhine-Westphalia as a business location. In addition, the experts at NRW.INVEST are at hand with advice on tax and legal aspects as well as details regarding economic structure and industry clusters. They analyze investment plans and offer suitable commercial and industrial sites in North Rhine-Westphalia. They moderate and accompany investment projects confidentially from the first step to the successful conclusion. And even after the settlement, NRW.INVEST is still on hand with help and advice for foreign companies. This applies in particular to expansions, start-ups and spin-offs. 

In all these matters, NRW.INVEST works closely with the local and regional economic development agencies in the state and the Economics Ministry, as well as with firms, associations, chambers of commerce and industry and other business-related organizations.

As a state-owned economic development agency NRW.INVEST provides its services to companies from Germany and abroad. Based in the state capital Düsseldorf, NRW.INVEST GmbH was established in 1960. Sole owner is the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia, represented by the Minister for Economic Affairs.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions

Economic Development Agency of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)
Völklinger Str. 4
40219 Düsseldorf

Germany’s No. 1 Economic Region

The excellent infrastructure, the central location and the high qualifications of the people make North Rhine-Westphalia an economic power of international standing. In terms of numerous economic statistics, NRW is world class.


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Our service for investors

With our international offices abroad and the headquarters in Düsseldorf, we help you settle successfully in NRW. We are your partner and accompany the project confidentially – from the first contact to successful settlement.

This speaks well for NRW

A dynamic business location with convincing location factors, situated in the heart of Europe: NRW is the most important economic region in Germany and has been the No. 1 investment location for foreign companies in Germany for years.