Welcome to Cottbus,
an emerging city in transition, with energy in its DNA, and where every corner resonates with momentum. In Cottbus, projects are promoted with full commitment – be it for entrepreneurs, investors or established companies. Cottbus offers space for you all. Your idea, too, is perfect here. Discover the promising economic potential and site advantages and let us together turn your vision into reality.
In our capacity as the city’s economic development agency, we are advisers, facilitators and partners for you. As the intermediary between municipal administration and the economy, we help you to arrive in Cottbus and establish yourself here. In doing so, we have the support of our company members: City of Cottbus (51%), Gebäudewirtschaft Cottbus GmbH (39%, building management) and Stadtwerke Cottbus GmbH (10%, municipal works). We likewise advise and support already established Cottbus businesses in their growth and expansion processes. Cost-neutral and personal.
We have at our side numerous partners from the economy, associations and institutions, politics, and administration. Together, we are strong partners for your business success.
The key mandate of EGC Wirtschaftsförderung Cottbus is to structure the city’s economic development in a future-proof and sustainable manner. In doing so, EGC is independent, neutral, competent, and very discreet. Together with businesses and stakeholders, EGC’s objectives are active urban development and the creation of a diversified economic structure.
The importance of Wirtschaftsförderung Cottbus is huge as it’s not only responsible for the development and marketing of the numerous industrial estates, but also for stock development, acquisition of supra regional investments, the future management of the Business Incubation Centre and the implementation of the now approved projects in the action field Economy of the ‘Digital City Cottbus’.
Holger Kelch, Mayor of Cottbus