Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS)
The WRS is the main point of contact for local authorities and companies. It offers investor services, operates technology and industry-specific networks, and promotes the Stuttgart Region. The WRS collaborates closely with companies, research institutions, economic development professionals at local authority level, chambers of commerce and other players.
Property and Land
The Stuttgart Region's Internet marketplace enables investors to find commercial property and land suitable for specific needs.
The first port of call for advice and assistance for biotechnology and life sciences in Stuttgart, Tübingen, Esslingen, Reutlingen and Neckar-Alb.
The Stuttgart Chamber of Trades and Crafts (HWK)
The HWK provides expert support for local small and medium-sized enterprises specialising in trades and crafts.
>>www.hwk-stuttgart.de (German only)
The Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The IHK represents the interests of more than 130,000 local companies.
>>www.stuttgart.ihk24.de (German only)
County-level organisations and contacts
At the following addresses, you will find information and contact details specific to individual counties:
Böblingen Economic Development Agency
>>www.wfg.boeblingen (German only)
Esslingen Economic Development Agency
>>www.landkreis-esslingen.de (German only)
Göppingen Economic Development Agency
>>www.wif-gp.de (German only)
Infrastructure department of Ludwigsburg County Office (Amt für Infrastruktur des Landratsamts Ludwigsburg)
>>www.landkreis-ludwigsburg.de (German only)
Economic and structural development in Rems-Murr county (Wirtschafts- und Strukturförderung beim Rems-Murr-Kreis)
>>www.rems-murr-kreis.de (German only)
Economic development in Stuttgart
GWZ Baden-Württemberg – Agency for International Economic and Scientific Cooperation
GWZ provides supports for local firms, enabling them to develop new markets and successfully co-operate with international partners. It is the key port of call for investors interested in locating to Baden-Württemburg.
MFG Baden-Württemberg (media, film and IT society)
MFG provides advice and assistance aimed at developing and promoting IT, media and film in the region, and works closely with the high-tech industry. The society employs 50 specialists and comprises three units – the MFG Agency for IT and Media, the MFG Foundation and MFG Film Funding.
BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg is a service provider and marketing company that supports research institutes and companies in the biotechnology and life sciences industry.
L-Bank (Staatsbank für Baden-Württemberg)
Owned by the state of Baden-Wurttemburg, L-Bank provides funding for for SMEs, export companies, start-ups and acquisitions within the scope of regional development projects
>>www.l-bank.de (German only)