Foreign direct investment and workforce development services for Brandenburg under one roof
Welcome to the Economic Development Agency Brandenburg (WFBB)! WFBB is your contact for foreign direct investment and workforce development services in the State of Brandenburg. Our wide-ranging, all-round service for investors, resident companies and technology-focused start-ups is unique in Germany.
Consulting, support, services
Our industry and regional experts will advise you individually on setting up your business, expanding your site or developing technologies. In addition, our specialist departments will be happy to support you in such matters as skilled employees and qualification, energy efficiency and renewable energies or in opening up new international markets.
We are your partner on the road to success.
„We are here for you – the experts at WFBB offer you expert advice and professional support in all matters relating to economic development in the State of Brandenburg. We look forward to working with you!“
Dr Steffen Kammradt and Sebastian Saule (WFBB Management)
Comprehensive range of services
Since 2014, WFBB also offers a comprehensive range of support in the areas of skilled employees, work and qualification. This makes Brandenburg the first federal state to offer fully integrated foreign direct investment and workforce development services from a single source. WFBB’s foreign direct investment and workforce development services can be broken down into six comprehensive service packages:
- Skilled Workforce
With these services, the organisation makes an important contribution to improving the economic and social structure of the State of Brandenburg:
For the Location.Companies.People.
Professional and service-oriented
Our Departments have many years of experience and broad expertise in their fields of specialisation. Whether it’s about industries, locations in the state, questions regarding skilled workforce, energy consulting or opening up new international markets – here you will find the right expert contacts who will take care of you and your project.
Comprehensive industry information
Brandenburg is a quality location. And Brandenburg impresses with its economic diversity.
The WFBB Departments will provide you with expert information on the industries based in Brandenburg - from the automotive and supplier industry to rail systems technology.
Active throughout Brandenburg
Our services are available countrywide. Our employees are there to support you both at our headquarter in the state capital Potsdam and in the various Regional Offices. We believe in fostering long-term and trusting cooperation.
The focus on people
We work for and with the people of Brandenburg. Creating and securing sustainable jobs is important to us, and consulting companies and employees on the development and qualification of skilled employees is what we do best.
Connected in partnership
We work closely with the Investment Bank of the State of Brandenburg (ILB), regional business development agencies, chambers, associations and the ministries of the Brandenburg state government, thus offering you a skilled network to ensure your success.
Economic Development Agency Brandenburg
In 2001, the Economic Development Agency Brandenburg (WFBB) was established as a one-stop agency from three state companies. The owners of WFBB are the State of Brandenburg (74.93 per cent), the three Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the three Chambers of Crafts in the State of Brandenburg (4.18 per cent each).
Financing is provided by a subsidy from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy of the State of Brandenburg (MWAE) for institutional support as well as through the acquisition of third-party funds.
The purpose of the company is to improve the economic and social structure of the state of Brandenburg. WFBB performs its tasks in accordance with the guidelines of the economic policy of the State of Brandenburg.