Currently, the service sector is experiencing the fastest economic growth, especially in tourism and the media. The logistics industry is also growing - by roughly six percent per year. Even young, innovative companies in bio- and medical technology, information and communications technology, transport systems engineering, optics and the environment or the solar industry will benefit from the location factors location factors in Berlin-Brandenburg.
Already more than 150 years ago the electric company Siemens & Halske and AEG, the engineering plant Borsig or the chemical and pharmaceutical company Schering created jobs and economic growth the region. Today, companies like Siemens AG, Bayer Schering Pharma AG and rail manufacturer Bombardier, Rolls Royce, or BMW continue this tradition.