Leipzig to attend BIO International and London Tech Week

Germany’s most dynamic city region on US-UK June roadshow


IRL will attend this year’s BIO International Convention in Boston to present the ample business, investment and R&D opportunities the Region of Leipzig offers to North American life science companies. In conjunction with the city’s biotechnology transfer management organisation, BIO-NET Leipzig, IRL will hold a series of select one-to-one meetings during the conference. In addition to that, IRL will be available for site selection consultancy meetings in the Greater Boston Area from 4-8 June 2018. Please feel free to contact us, if you would like to schedule a meeting.

Following the BIO International Convention, the IRL specialist team will travel to the UK’s capital to attend this year’s London Tech Week (LTW). With more than 300 events taking place all across London, LTW is Europe’s biggest tech sector happening. IRL’s site selection specialists will be available for the duration of the two-day Leaders In Tech Summit, 11-12 June 2018. Please feel free to contact us, if you would like to schedule a meeting.

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Dr. Marco Peisker, Site manager, adesso SE

"The city has seen fantastic development over the last few years. We wanted to be closer to our regional partners and customers. It's easier to forge closer relationships with companies when you're there"

Shwet Sabharwal, Branch Manager Leipzig Tech Mahindra

"I strongly recommend the soft-landing approach from Invest Region Leipzig because of it’s numerous advantages for every company planning to set up business in the Leipzig region."

Tobias Drechsel, CEO Thinkport GmbH

"We are glad to have taken this step and gone to Leipzig to be able to further develop Thinkport ... Invest Region Leipzig made it extremely easy for us to get started in Leipzig. Especially the personal support and the prepared information about the location helped us to get an overview. I can really recommend to contact IRL if an expansion to Leipzig is in question."

Ingmar Bergmann, Regional Manager Region East

"A high potential of skilled workers, especially due to the universities and colleges in the Saxon region, was an advantage for us. In addition, there is a good investment climate for medium-sized companies, here through the support of the SAB, which helped us a lot ... The discussions and advice provided by Invest Region Leipzig GmbH have also supported us."

Eileen Walther, Country Manager Germany, NORTHWAVE Intelligent Security Operations

"The city is very centrally located. Since we operate throughout Germany, proximity was a crucial factor. Leipzig is very well connected in terms of infrastructure. It is a liveable, beautiful city and therefore an attraction for talented employees."

Steven Ponndorf, site manager, Xitaso

“The support we received from Invest Region Leipzig GmbH, was extremely helpful because we were not in Leipzig at the time we were seeking a new location and had little knowledge of the region apart from visiting the city. The cooperation with Invest Region Leipzig helped us a lot…”

Daniel Schwemmer, Sales Manager, Flexfab

“The professional appearance of the IRL encouraged us in our decision to choose Leipzig. The service is free, the way of working is very structured, you can tell immediately that this is not the first time IRL has done this. It all makes sense. IRL organised the visits for interesting properties.”