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About us

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The company helps create and secure extra employment opportunities, strengthening Germany as a business location. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

GTAI supports your project through every stage of the business location process. With contacts in every region in Germany, we can help you find the right partners as well as the right location.

Germany Trade & Invest's services to foreign investors include:

  • Project-specific legal and tax support
  • Incentives and financing option consultancy
  • Strategic market entry consultancy
  • Site visits, contact initiation and local support

All investment services are provided entirely free of charge.

Products and services

Fact Sheet: Photonics in Germany

Germany is Europe’s leading photonics nation, with more than 41 percent of continental production. German companies are world leaders in a number of photonics areas including laser technology, lighting, microscopy, and imaging. Average company spending of nine percent of total revenue on research and development helps make the photonics sector one of the most research-intensive sectors in Germany.

Further reading

Photonics in Germany 2017

In Germany, photonics companies are developing high-power lasers and supply sophisticated optical components or innovative image processing systems; which make them rank among the global market leaders in areas like production technology, machine vision or medical technology. The present publication on “Photonics in Germany 2017” introduces both the “brains of light” and their innovations.

Further reading

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Contact person

Jerome Hull
Senior Manager Investor Consulting
Phone: +49 30 2000 99406 / +49 151 17150019
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