About us

hannoverimpuls, the business development agency of the city and region of Hannover, runs since 2003 an unique process chain in Germany to support start-ups, relocations and growth in all technology-areas. The aim is to make the Hannover Region a first-class business location by supporting companies in all phases of life and initiating innovative projects with founders, companies and scientists, associations, chambers of commerce, industry and technology networks. Innovative start-up seminars, competitions, workplace facilities, individual consulting, financial services and networks are its strategic tools. Companies that start an international business or are interested in a location in Hanover, as well as investors from Germany and abroad are supported in their initial enquiries, the search for cooperation partners and the application for facilities. 2019 Hannover presents itself as an interesting international relocation target with suitable products for market entry in Germany.

Products and services

hannoverimpuls is the Business Promotion Agency of Hanover and its Region for: Energy & Mobility, Digital Economy & Production-Technology, Life Sciences & Medical Technologies and Creative Industries & Multimedia. It offers support for business start-ups in all sectors: start-ups are made easier with start-up competitions, inexpensive office and work space and practice-oriented, individual advice. Particularly promising ideas are co-financed by the company's own funds. Established companies benefit from targeted promotion and financing programmes that strengthen innovation and competitiveness. Companies that want to orient their business activities internationally or are interested in settling in Hanover, as well as investors from Germany and abroad, are accompanied by our experienced experts - from the initial enquiry, through the search for cooperation partners on site, to the concrete application for space. We are the right partner for your entrepreneurial project in Hanover.
Plug & Work

Our Plug & Work-competition supports foreign companies in international expansion projects to Hanover and vice versa. We offer: Supported office space, strategic coaching, contacts to suitable partners and access to customer networks. All in one: we creates the ideal environment for starting business in Hanover and entering the German and European markets. Companies from Hanover can receive similar advantages according to their target regions.

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GeMS | German Marketing Solutions

New Foreign companies relocated in Germany face problems such as the establishment of a marketing & sales department, financing or intercultural hurdles. GeMS promotes the outsourcing of marketing & sales activities to professionals who know the German market and the company's products well. The options range from small sales promotions, the identification of key customers and measures to set up own departments to the formation of sales partnerships.

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ProMAP | Product Market Analysis & Placement

Successful expansion depends on careful and thorough strategic planning.

With ProMAP (Product Market Analysis and Placement) hannoverimpuls works with companies to deliver a sound strategy for entering the market on the basis of an expertise and market analysis of strengths, weaknesses and unique selling points. Hannover businesses receive optimum support entering their target country – and the same applies to companies from
abroad entering the market in Hannover.

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hannoverimpuls GmbH
Vahrenwalder Str. 7
30165 Hannover

Phone: +49 511 300333-0
Fax: +49 511 300333-99
Internet: www.hannoverimpuls.de
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

José Germán Barrera
Project Director International Affairs
Phone: +49 163 3168432
E-mail: Send message

News & Innovations

International Trade Fairs - The Hannover-Stand
With the world’s largest exhibition grounds, Hannover is also home to leading international trade fairs. hannoverimpuls is represented at these fairs
where it offers creative concepts in innovative formats designed to involve local business enterprises. In cooperation with Deutsche Messe AG, hannoverimpuls presents Hannover at several international trade fairs: This
intensifies international contacts and strengthens Hannover’s profile on the world‘s economic stage.
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hannoverimpuls - Our international networks
hannoverimpuls has worked over many years to build and establish
relationships with stakeholders in Russia and India, such
as the German-Russian Center for Technology Transfer (DRZT)
and the German India Business Center (GIBC). With these links
hannoverimpuls can help companies from abroad to pursue their
business idea and locate in Hannover or local companies to expand
in other countries. In addition, hannoverimpuls also fosters
close contacts with economic regions in the USA, China, Israel
and Scandinavia, again with the aim of locating companies in or
from Hannover and expanding markets.
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