NRW is Europe's most advanced and most important energy region. It is not only home to internationally active energy suppliers, large companies with energy-intensive production and power plant constructors, but also to numerous developers, suppliers and users of new technologies in the energy sector.
As a logistics location North Rhine-Westphalia scores points above all with its extraordinary infrastructure. Direct connections to the Belgian and Dutch seaports and the closely meshed transport network make NRW one of the most important logistics locations in Europe.
Many millions of private and business travelers from Germany and abroad come to NRW every year. They generate considerable sales – not only in tourism, but also in many other sectors such as the hotel and restaurant industry or retail.
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.
What you need to know as an investor? We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about investments, organizational and legal conditions and funding opportunities in NRW. Read them for yourself!
North Rhine-Westphalia has more than 1,000 vacant commercial sites and properties in top locations. NRW.INVEST will be pleased to support you with offers in your search for the best location for your investment project in NRW.
As part of the location marketing campaign "Germany at its best: Nordrhein-Westfalen", citizens, entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors and personalities from NRW present their top achievements in Germany, Europe or worldwide.
More and more international companies choose North Rhine-Westphalia as an investment location every year. According to the ORBIS Europe company database, more than 20,000 foreign companies have already settled in NRW.
Do you have questions about entry regulations, tax issues and relevant laws for your investment project? You can find all the important information on setting up a company and other practical answers in our Business Guide.
The Supervisory Board of NRW.INVEST GmbH includes one member from each of the parliamentary groups represented in the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. In addition to the shareholder, other ministries and public institutions send representatives to the board.
As a state-owned economic development agency, NRW.INVEST markets Germany's No. 1 investment location internationally. With our international offices abroad and our headquarters in Düsseldorf, we support companies with investment projects or establishing themselves in NRW.
The information and presentation database on NRW as a business location provides partners such as the state government, state initiatives and economic development agencies with current economic and location data. Register to compile presentations or handouts with just a few clicks.
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.
Get in touch with NRW.INVEST, foreign companies as well as representatives from business, politics and administration: At investor seminars, dialog events in Germany and abroad or international trade fairs.