The Leipzig Region is open to all business sectors

Thanks to its excellent framework conditions, a future-oriented cluster strategy, and infrastructure for future industries and other driving economic sectors unique in Germany, the Leipzig Region is the ideal location for a range of business sectors.

This first-class location has a high availability of attractive workspaces, a pool of highly qualified skilled workers and outstanding support from the invest Region Leipzig team, combined with strong business relationships and excellent infrastructure.

IT & Digital Technology

Within just ten years, more than 500 new IT and digital technology companies have established or relocated their businesses in the Leipzig Region. This phenomenal growth makes the IT and digital technology sector the most flourishing economic sector in the Leipzig metropolitan area.

Life Science & Biotechnology

From its inception in 2000, the Leipzig Regions’ life sciences and biotechnology industry has been geared towards establishing Leipzig as a leader in applied medical research and marketable healthcare innovation. Its stated aim is to rapidly develop and introduce new therapies, devices, and solutions into the EU’s primary, secondary, and tertiary healthcare systems

E-Commerce & Logistics

The Leipzig Region is a key logistics hub for European and global markets with Germany’s 2nd busiest Cargo airport. Through its prime location in the centre of Europe, the Leipzig Region has traditionally been one of the most important logistics and e-commerce locations both nationally and internationally and still remains so today.

Energy & Environmental Technology

With around 1,350 innovative companies and several renowned research institutions, the prospering Greentech location of the Leipzig Region is one of the strongest driving forces in the energy and environmental technology industry.

Automotive Mobility

The Leipzig Region is the perfect location to grow your automotive business – with excellent research partners, business connections, skilled workers and logistics links, world-leaders in the automotive industry are relocating and expanding to the Leipzig Region to succeed.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

With a mixed landscape of well-established and innovative start-up companies, the leading manufacturing and supply chain industry of the future is thriving in the Leipzig Region.


Any chemical business needs to be in a location that provides easy access to the supply chain of equipment and raw materials. The Leipzig Region offers the ideal growth location for companies in the chemical industry with a network of essential suppliers nearby.

Food & Packaging

Thanks to excellent logistics, businesses connections and innovative research facilities, the Leipzig Region has become a well-established home to a range of specialists across the whole food and nutrition industry.

Media & Creative

Home to Bach, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, the Schumanns, Wagner and many other great creative minds of their time, the Leipzig Region remains one of the creative centres of Germany.