The foundations for the economic infrastructure of the future have been laid. The economic clusters and competence centres bring together numerous companies that support this value of knowledge and innovation and enable the region's continuing development.
Schleswig-Holstein promotes information and communication technology, media and software development with the DiWiSH cluster. Smart concepts and knowledge and technology transfer are key concepts for the economic development of Schleswig-Holstein.
Alongside mechanical engineering, the food industry is the manufacturing sector in Schleswig-Holstein with the highest turnover and a long tradition. The foodRegio network strengthens Schleswig-Holstein as a food location in the long term.
For the economy of the future, "green" energy is a decisive location factor and innovation driver. This makes Schleswig-Holstein a benchmark in wind energy and a pioneer in the energy transition.
The cluster's broad corporate base in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical technology, as well as the participation of universities, research institutes and clinics, make the life sciences cluster one of the most important in Northern Germany.
The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany supports the transfer of digital simulation and planning technology as a guarantee of quality for shipbuilding in Schleswig-Holstein. A five-federal-states initiative with a focus on cooperation and joint projects and innovations.
The Tourism Cluster promotes one of the leading industries in the region and steers the long-term implementation of the Tourism Strategy Schleswig-Holstein 2030. It also develops a sustainable tourism model for Schleswig-Holstein together with partner organisations.
The digital environment is one of the fastest growing industries in Schleswig-Holstein and a fundamental tool for the development of many sectors of the economy. It is a crucial sector competence with more than 13,000 companies in the IT and digital industry. Kiel is a good example of this with its more than 250 companies in the digital sector.
Schleswig-Holstein Convention Bureau
Enrique Garcia Rios