About us

Are you considering expanding your business to Germany? Contact us.

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for promoting trade and investment to and from Germany. It advises foreign companies looking to expand their business activities in the German market. It also provides information on foreign trade to German companies seeking to enter foreign markets.

Our advisory services include:

  • Market-entry strategy development
  • Site identification, site visit support
  • Tax and legal information
  • Funding and financing advice
  • Contact initiation and support during visits to local partners and networks

All inquiries are treated confidentially and, because we are a publicly funded agency, all investment services are available free of charge.

Products and services

Looking to expand your business to Germany? As the German government's agency for promoting foreign trade and investment, GTAI is here to help. We offer assistance confidentially and free of charge in everything from market-entry strategy to financing to location selection. Our advisors look forward to meeting you.
Investor's Basics: Setting Up Business in Germany

Are you thinking about setting up business in Germany? Then our Investor's Basics is just the publication for you. Our handy guide gives you all the basics, with special sections on the various company forms, entry and residence issues, corporate tax and employment information

Further reading

Incentives in Germany - Supporting Your Investment Project

Companies interested in investing in Germany can take advantage of a range of generous incentive packages offered by the EU and Germany's federal and state governments. . The Incentives in Germany - Supporting Your Investment Project brochure provides a compact overview of available incentives, eligibility criteria, and how Germany Trade & Invest can help you identify and apply for the appropriate packages.

Further reading

Photonics in Germany 2019

The German Education and Research Ministry’s brochure "Photonics in Germany 2019" provides information about the latest innovations in research and industry, long-term trends and hot international topics in optical technologies. On pages 12-13, Germany Trade & Invest discusses the importance of the photonics industry for a variety of German economic sectors and opportunities for foreign investors in the country.

Further reading

Germany Trade & Invest
Friedrichstr. 60
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 2000990
Internet: www.gtai.com/electronics
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Jerome Hull
Senior Manager Investor Consulting
Phone: +49 151 17150019
E-mail: Send message

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