Hamburg - Your destination for collaboration this fall
The Life Science Nord Cluster of the federal states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein is home to some 500 companies. Additionally, the region hosts internationally renowned research institutes, universities and university clinics.
NORTH GERMANY HAS CRITICAL MASS
- In 2016, the region`s health industry generated a gross value added of EUR 4.3 billion and an export volume of EUR 4.2 billion.
- Persons employed in the human pharmaceuticals sector (biotech/pharma): 19,700.
- Persons employed in the medical technology sector: 15,300.
- In research and development alone, more than 1,000 additional jobs have been created from 2014 to 2016.
- Gross value added of EUR 865 per inhabitant is created each year in the LSN Cluster in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. Among Germany’s federal states, the region ranks therefore number four.
Did you know?
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany after Berlin, with 1.8 million inhabitants over an area of 755.3 square kilometers.
The harbor in Hamburg is almost as big as Copenhagen, which could fit into the city of Hamburg 8.5 times!
The many canals, streams and canals in and around Hamburg are spanned by around 2,500 bridges—more than the bridges in Venice, Amsterdam and London put together.
Hamburg has the largest green areas in the Federal Republic. The air here is also much cleaner than in other major cities of Germany.
The “Hamburg Dom” is the largest fun fair in Europe, and the rides and show-booths are open from March to April, July to August, and November to December.
Every year 70,000 fans visit the biggest heavy-metal festival in the world, held in Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein.