HWF Hamburgische Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung
With more than four million inhabitants the metropolitan region of Hamburg is one of the most dynamic commercial centres in Northern Europe. Business sectors such as aviation, logistics and media services have taken their place alongside modern industrial production and traditional trade in shaping Hamburg´s economy.
As the place for aviation, Hamburg bundles the entire added-value-chain in aircraft construction with currently employing a staff of 36,000 in the booming industry. All participants co-ordinate their activities under the joint vision to sustainably expand the aviation cluster into a centre of competence for "new flying" and to offer integrated solutions, which will make flying more environmentally-friendly, economically, safer and flexible.
HWF supports companies wanting to expand, undertake restructing or to start up operations in the metropolitan region of Hamburg and is a driving force behind the development of growth industries.
The support HWF offers is provided free of charge and in strict confidence, covering a variety of services. As a rule, all inquest are being answered within 24 hours and, upon request, office space can be made available for immediate use. International business partners can be assured to work with a team of experienced project managers with plenty of practical knowledge - people who speak the language of international business.
- Comprehensive locational information
- Assistance in setting up a business
- Support in obtaining residence and work permits
- Support in acquiring office space and property
- Assistance in speeding up official procedures
- Support in dealing with gouvernment bodies
Industry-specific HWF support is offered in cooperation with:
Hamburg-The place for aviation, Hamburg@work, Logistics Initiative Hamburg