Partners of the Northern Germany Innovation Office
Schleswig-Holstein | Hamburg | Bremen

The Northern Germany Innovation Office Schleswig-Holstein | Hamburg | Bremen is supported by
the States of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg and Bremen, the City of Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, and companies from northern Germany.

The implementation of the office is the responsibility of Business Development and
Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein.

Our Partners

State of Schleswig-Holstein


Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 German states and borders Denmark to the north and Hamburg to the south. The State of Schleswig-Holstein has initiated the Northern Germany Innovation Office and is the main sponsor.

Hamburg Invest


The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is one of the most dynamic cities in the European Union and continues to attract companies, institutions and specialists from all over the world. Hamburg’s stake in the Northern Germany Innovation Office is held by Hamburg Invest. It is the one-stop agency for domestic and foreign investments in Hamburg and a central partner of Hamburg’s business community in all areas of business development.


The cities Bremen and Bremerhaven are two of Germany’s largest industrial and research hubs, with a focus on logistics, wind power and the maritime, automotive and aerospace industries. Companies from around the world appreciate the short distances between sea, air and land routes. Bremeninvest is a partner in the NGIO and develops, promotes and strengthens the region at home and abroad.

City of Kiel, the State Capital


Kiel is the state capital of Schleswig-Holstein and at the same time the northernmost major city in Germany. A broad-based maritime economy, a growing IT sector, a strong health industry, an innovative manufacturing sector with a high export share and four universities and internationally leading research institutes make Kiel an attractive location.

Dataport AöR


Dataport provides full service government IT: data centre operations, distributed systems, networks or application software for government purposes, project management, consulting etc. Dataport works for government bodies at both federal state and local levels, which makes it unique in Germany.

W. Doose Werkzeug-Vorrichtungsbau GmbH + Co. KG

Digital Toolmaking, CNC Machining, Additive Manufacturing: Doose – a toolmaking company – is an innovative supplier for high-precision tools, fixtures and handling systems for automated production lines. For more than 30 years we are relying on highly trained employees and state-of-the-art machines and manufacturing processes. Our tools, jigs and fixtures as well as spare parts can be found in manufacturing lines of various industries (medical, pharmaceutical, packaging, machining and engineering, automotive, etc) worldwide.

EUROCON Ewoldt und Rösler Consultants GmbH


This management consultancy has successfully completed more than 400 projects in the areas of M&A/transaction, corporate finance and strategic realignment. The focus is on small and medium-sized businesses. EUROCON guarantees your success with personal and professional competence.


OHB SE, based in Bremen,  is one of the leading space companies in Europe. It specializes in space and aeronautic technology, telematics, and satellite services.



Goals and tasks

Goals and tasks