The German Capital Region is a hotspot for start-ups and an important digital centre. More than 5,700 digital companies are based here, generating a total revenue of 3.3 billion euros. Industry giants like SAP, Sky, eBay and Oracle have also opened branches in Brandenburg, as have Amazon and Zalando.
The Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, the Media Innovation Centre (MIZ), the universities of applied sciences in Potsdam and Brandenburg, and the University of Potsdam with the Hasso Plattner Institute ensure the next generations are well-qualified for Web 2.0 pioneers, including Oscar award-winners Nefzer, UFA, Media Partisan, rotor film, micromovie, interlake, serene and iversity.
A comprehensive range of consulting, networks and funding provides the ideal environment and conditions for start-ups as well as the establishment of new media companies.
Potsdam is globally renowned as a location for the media and film industry: film studios, radio and television broadcasters, media companies as well as research institutions do not only enjoy spatial proximity here. The focus lies on media, IT and storytelling, future media technologies, digital engineering, virtual and augmented reality, volumetric film and 3D printing.