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The Neckar-Alb start-up ecosystem is centrally located between Stuttgart, the state capital of Baden-Württemberg, the Swabian Jura and Lake Constance. Typical industries for the region are automotive technology, mechanical engineering, textiles, biotechnology and medical technology.
Each year, 5,000 people in the Neckar-Alb region take the plunge and start a commercial enterprise, or work on a freelance basis. The region enjoys economic success thanks to the combination of established and new high-tech businesses, as well as numerous entrepreneurs from a range of industries.
Start-ups in the Neckar-Alb region benefit from close links and cooperation between institutions, business and privately-funded initiatives. Together, these provide expertise, networks and the infrastructure required to allow the foundation and successful development of start-ups. In addition to this, the chamber of commerce organisation (IHK) can provide access to international markets and start-up networks through more than 130 offices around the globe.
Investors and mature and old SMEs see the variety of start-ups and activities as an ideal opportunity for investment portfolios and for strategic partnerships, which can drive innovation in those traditional businesses.