Dynamic business start-up landscape
Research-intensive universities rich in tradition as well as 18 business start-up centres and centres of excellence form the breeding ground for continuous growth in life sciences in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The number of life-sciences companies in the region has tripled since 2000. Every fifth employee in the state now works in this field. With an overall effect of 10 billion euros, the healthcare sector contributes more than a quarter of the state GDP in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.