There are several economic hubs spread across the region. In Eisenhüttenstadt, a strong cluster of metal companies has developed around international steel company Arcelor Mittal. Progroup – one of the most innovative paper factories in Europe – is also located here.
In Frankfurt (Oder), the IHP (Leibniz-Institut) develops cutting-edge microelectronics and builds on the town’s long-standing tradition in semiconductor production and research. Researchers from all over the world are at work here. The start-up asgoodasnew operates an online platform for second-hand electronics and is also based here.
Hoopegarten is also home to the European headquarters of the fashion company Clinton (“Camp David”). The freight centre (GVZ) in Freienbrink enjoys an optimal location. Renowned industrial enterprises are also located inBeeskow, Seelow, Rüdersdorf, and Fürstenwalde – including steel casting company Duktil Guss and tyre manufacturer Goodyear Dunlop Tires Germany.
Thanks to maximum investment from the EU, the region also offers attractive conditions for moving to the area.