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Be Inspired by Dresden –
A Unique City and Top Ten Business Location
Dresden qualifies as one of the leading business centers in Germany, and it has great prospects of further growth, success that is based on a robust policy of enhanced local economic development. Following the end of communist planned economy, investment was made in high-tech and the research connected to it. It was worth it.
In a short time, the city grew to become a top location in the areas of microelectronics, nanotechnology, new generation materials, and life sciences. Globally leading companies such as Globalfoundries, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, VON ARDENNE GmbH, and Novaled now operate in Dresden.
Compared to the year 1995, the gross domestic product (GDP) increased by half, and in 2009, it reached the national average. The 100 largest companies increased their revenues by nearly 20 percent between 2007 and 2011, and the number of employees increased by around 17 percent. The number of companies has been increasing constantly since 2000. In Dresden, more people have jobs now than since 1990.