Always a step ahead

Innovative ability, effective knowledge transfer and masterminds are decisive factors for success for a modern knowledge-based society. The HanseBelt region has extremely good conditions in this sectors: Universities and Fraunhofer Institutes provide valuable research impetus, business and academia work closely together, and founders and young companies are supported and aided by countless institutions.

In the Hanseatic city of Lübeck alone, over 5,500 students are completing their academic education with a medical, technical and musical focus at four universities. No wonder that Lübeck was chosen as the “City of Science 2012” – due in part to its integrated scientific ideals in connection with the “Spirit of Hansa” with its bravery, cosmopolitanism and curiosity. Values, experienced in an open and learning region that wants to continue to be one step ahead in the future as well.