The team of our Investor Services Department is the contact partner for domestic and foreign companies wishing to engage themselves in Saxony or expand their already existing commitment in Saxony.
Facts About the Work of the Department (2022)
16successfully completed new investment and expansion projects
689.30 million €total investment amount
1,265Jobs created / retained
230individual location offers (for all investment projects currently being processed)
We support you from the initial idea to the realization of your relocation or expansion project. In cooperation with regional and supra-regional economic development agencies, interest groups of Saxony's economy, Saxony's state government and many other stakeholders, we see ourselves as a guide who accompanies you unerringly through investment decision-making processes.
One of our unique selling points is our strong focus on industries and technologies. Our teams work together across departments. In order to suggest the perfect location for your individual needs and to establish an efficient partner network for your future activities in Saxony.
Since our foundation in 1991, we have supported 645 new relocations and expansions with an investment volume of around EUR 10.8 billion, which have directly created or secured more than 60,000 jobs. Many of the investment projects we have supported are growing successfully - e.g. the DHL Hub Leipzig, BMW and Porsche in Leipzig or BOSCH and TSMC in Dresden.
We are a company of the Federal State of Saxony. In order to advance your project quickly and unbureaucratically, we rely on close cooperation with the institutions of Saxony's State Government - including the SAB - Sächsische Aufbaubank [Saxony's Development Bank].
Would you like to relocate to Saxony or expand your business operations here? - We guarantee a quick response to your inquiry within 24 hours and offer you a central point of contact who will provide you with reliable support until your project is completed and beyond if required. Whether you are looking for a location, setting up a business, applying for funding, recruiting skilled workers or identifying suppliers, research, training and network partners - we provide you with comprehensive and competent support.
We are the link between the economy and Saxony's state government and its authorities. We are a cooperation partner of the industry networks in Saxony. The chambers of commerce and crafts are also important partners. We regularly exchange information with regional and municipal business development agencies and jointly manage investment projects. We also work successfully with Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) and other partners worldwide. This pays off for you: Do you have a question or a concern? We know the answer, or at least who the right contact person is for you.
We at the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS) are stakeholders in Saxony’s economic development program. We consider it to be our job to connect municipal and regional stakeholders from all of Saxony with one another and with our partners from around the globe. This really pays off for you: You have a question, a request? We know the answer or at least the right contact person for you.
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