Commercial diversity in Rostock

Rostock, a seaport and university town steeped in tradition, occupies a leading position in north-east Germany with maritime technologies, renewable energies, biotechnology and medical engineering as well as the IT and services industry and aerospace engineering. Provided with ideal connections to the north and eastern European markets, the Hanseatic City has one of the most modern traffic systems in Germany and is a logistic hub in the Baltic region. Furthermore, there is rapidly growing national and international tourism.

Maritime industry

Maritime industry

Time-honoured maritime traditions characterise Rostock with its dynamic port industry, a modern ship-building industry, competent suppliers and service suppliers as well as innovative shipping companies and shipyards. Rostock also holds a leading position in offshore wind energy.

Life science

Life science

Two Fraunhofer institutes, the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, the Leibniz Institutes and the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology as well as cross-sector research create an excellent research climate in the university town's life sciences sector.

Logistics

Logistics

With modern ports, a 24 hour airport and Europe's best connections, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is a multi-modal transportation hub. The central location allows for lower shipping and distribution costs that makes Rostock's international hub a highly attractive logistics and commercial centre.

Flyer Rail Road Sea - Intermodal transport via Rostock (7 MB)

 

Wind energy

Wind energy

Rostock is an offshore and onshore region: The natural and geographical settings of the Hanseatic City with all the advantages of a deep water port with a short sea canal, the tradition of capable marine and plant engineering as well as the highly developed research and development potential accelerate the successful establishment of offshore experts.

Aerospace

Aerospace

Rostock is a location for technology and logistics that offers the best conditions for innovative aerospace solutions. Rostock's modern supplier industry with high-performance industries are directly involved with the development, construction and documentation of Airbus products in nearby Hamburg.

Services

Services

In Rostock, more than 25 service centres form a wide range of premium service providers in telephone and direct marketing. The University of Rostock has a wide scope of subjects and fields of research fields at the faculty of IT and electronic engineering. This makes it an ideal partner in recruiting and new developments for businesses in the IT sector.

IT media and creative economy

IT media and creative economy

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