Cluster and networks
Strengthening future technologies and creativity in the region - that’s the aim of Mannheim's cluster policy. The close relationship between science and business enables efficient support to and expansion of various fields of expertise, such as medical technology and energy/environment/mobility/logistics/production technology. Creating optimal framework conditions is a key element to its commitment to economic development. This is how we seek to support the establishment of new businesses along the respective value-added chains and help them to advance further by means of an innovation-friendly environment.
Mannheim’s economy rests upon many strong foundations. A number of companies from a wide range of economic sectors are deeply rooted in Mannheim. The resulting diversity of industries is a major reason for the business hub’s sustainable positive development and achievements. Mannheim’s most important sectors include engineering and the construction industry, services and trade, retail, logistics, information and communication technology and the skilled trades and crafts in their many different forms.