What We Do

The establishment of innovative and competitive companies in Saxony and the strengthening of local companies through support in internationalization and the use of innovation potential are our main tasks in addition to location marketing for SAXONY!

SAXONY! joint company stand at an international trade fair (Source: Saxony Trade & Invest Corp. - WFS)


Facts About Our Work (2023)

  • 16

    successfully completed relocation and expansion projects
  • > 2,600

    jobs created / retained
  • 72

    foreign trade activities / projects
  • 16

    events for technology transfer

Our Work for SAXONY!

In 2022, we once again acted as a door opener, bridge builder and networker in Saxony, Germany and the world for the business location and Saxon stakeholders. Whether project workshops, joint stands at international trade fairs, business trips or settlements for life sciences, railroad technology, robotics and the textile industry - we support you with a comprehensive range of services.

Investor Services

The team of our Investor Services Department is the point of contact for domestic and foreign companies looking to invest in Saxony or expand their existing activities in Saxony. We support relocation and expansion projects from the initial idea to their realization. In cooperation with many partners, WFS sees itself as a guide that accompanies companies unerringly through the investment decision process.

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Industry, Innovation & Marketing

The Industry, Innovation & Marketing Department promotes a cross-departmental focus of our work on the industries and technology topics that are important for Saxony. The team of industry experts works together with numerous partners in Saxony to identify promising innovation potential for Saxony's economy and make it usable for regional players by means of technology transfer instruments. Marketing for the business location is also concentrated here under the umbrella brand SAXONY!

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Foreign Trade & Fairs

Our Foreign Trade & Trade Fairs Department is the point of contact for Saxony's companies that want to successfully tap into international markets. Industry-related business trips, joint presentations at international trade fairs and conferences as well as the targeted procurement of cooperation partners help companies from Saxony to achieve profitable export business.

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Finance, Administration & Human Resources

The work of the Finance, Administration & Human Resources team ensures that our business processes run smoothly, supporting the activities of the specialist departments. This is where our main overarching administrative work processes are located - in addition to HR and accounting, IT administration / the webmaster, fleet management and the data protection officer. The team is also the first point of contact for applicants who want to drive Saxony's future forward with us.


Horn, Thomas

Thomas Horn


+49-351-2138 100

+49-351-2138 100