Bavaria is one of the most attractive industrial locations in Europe, boasting a broad spectrum of research institutions, a highly developed technology transfer system and a first-class business-friendly infrastructure. What specifically distinguishes Bavaria and makes it internationally competitive are

  • the close link between business and science in clusters, and
  • the powerful alliance consisting of global players, SMEs that are international market leaders and a wide range of high-performing small and medium-sized companies.

Industry is the driving force of economic development in Bavaria and a central engine in the Bavarian value creation process. More than one-fourth of gross value creation is yielded by 7,400 companies working in the manufacturing sector, with a workforce of 1.3 million employees.

The objective of Bavarian industrial policy is to further enhance Bavaria's attractiveness as a location for industrial production. Our industrial policy ensures an internationally competitive framework and targeted impulses for innovation and investment.