Funding & Service

Dresden is a city with a feel-good factor: something we want companies and investors to notice, too. That is why we offer not only financial support but also a range of services tailored to suit companies' needs, including links to the cross-sectoral networks Dresden is known for.

Success stories

Industry giants, hidden champions or creative start-ups: Dresden has been a success story for them all. They have all located here, expanding or setting up their companies from scratch. We look forward to the next chapter in that story!


Investment and expansion always put the squeeze on your finances. There are more than 1,000 federal and EU funding programs for your project.


Dresden Business Service

Quickly and simply find the right real estate, go through authorization procedures or apply for funding—our Business Service will help you settle in Dresden.


More than just the sum of its parts: Dresden is known for its strong networks and the stimulating exchange of ideas they foster. You too can join in!

Excellence is the city‘s motto

Dresden’s success is based on key technologies including microelectronics, information-and-communications, new materials, photovoltaic and nanotechnology, and, life sciences and biotechnology. The interdisciplinary collaboration between businesses and research facilities helps move Dresden forward.