Your Experts on the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia
NRW.INVEST (North America) LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the German Economic Development Agency NRW.INVEST GmbH, assists North American companies in establishing their business in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Our experts analyze investment projects and offer advice on suitable business locations. We also provide support in negotiations and give guidance through regulations and approval processes.
- Comprehensive information on NRW as a prime business location
- Labor market conditions
- Various legal issues, grants and taxes
- Information on industry sectors and business clusters
North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) – Your investment location in Europe
North Rhine-Westphalia is located in the heart of Europe and borders the Netherlands and Belgium. It is both the most populous and most densely populated of the 16 federal states in Germany. 17.9 million people live in an area of 34,088 square kilometers (526 inhabitants/sq. km), almost exactly as many as in New York State, Australia or Taiwan, and more than in the Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary or Sweden. NRW’s largest cities are Cologne, Dortmund, Essen, Düsseldorf and Duisburg.