Welcome to the Business Support Center
Nürnberg – Fürth – Erlangen (BSC)!

The BSC facilitates customized services for businesses and investors from abroad.

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Our Business Support Center enhances the attractiveness of the business location for investors.
We want to make it easier for foreign small and medium-sized companies as well as for start-ups to gain an organizational foothold in the region. Our overall objective: generate new, forward-thinking jobs in our region.

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Nuremberg, with half a million inhabitants, is a high-tech, industrial and innovative service location and the urban center for the Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg.

Gross domestic product has been rising consistently over recent years and is currently EUR 30.4 billion per anum.

The number of people in work has never been higher.

For centuries in this city inventive genius has met entrepreneurial spirit and creativity a solution-oriented attitude.

An excellent basis for the development of solutions for networked manufacturing, sustainable energy systems, digital health management and intelligent mobility.
Application-oriented research and the intensive networking of universities and research institutions distinguish Nuremberg.

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Fuerth, with a population of 135.000 inhabitants, is a city in northern Bavaria, Germany.

The cloverleaf city impresses with its architecture and beautiful streets lined with elegant townhouses.

With more than 2.000 monuments, Fuerth possesses the highest density of monuments in all of Bavaria if based on the number of inhabitants. The splendid baroque sandstone facades and decorative half-timbered houses nudge shoulders in a successful symbiosis, turning every tour into a journey back in time.

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Safety is also a top priority in Fürth – since 2010 Fürth has consistently defended the title as the safest city in Germany. 

And Fürth is working hard on progress: Due to the unique concentration of excellent scientific institutions, Fürth was the first Bavarian city to be named a science city.

Health Care – Science – Lifestyle – High Tech

Erlangen is synonymous with advanced technology in the areas of health care, energy, mobility, and automation. Its Friedrich-Alexander-Universität and world-renowned research institutions make Erlangen one of Northern Bavaria’s top destinations.

Around 115,000 people from over 140 countries live and work here. High-level employment opportunities, extensive childcare services, short distances, excellent recreational value with green spaces and cultural offerings, as well as good transport connections: these lie at the heart of our city’s brand.

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BSC is an inter-community partnership funded by the cities of Nuremberg, Fuerth and Erlangen.
The BSC is supported by „Invest in Bavaria“ and the „Nuremberg Chamber of Commerce and Industry“

Target group

Target group

You have an innovative business model and want to enter the German market.
Your company operates in one of the following industries:

• Automotive
• Automation and Industrial Engeneering
• Energy and Environment
• Information and Communication
• Medicine and Health
• New Materials
• Logistics

We developed this support program especially for small and medium sized companies, that currently do not have a registered office, branche or subsidiary in Germany, as well as for young start-ups from abroad.

You do not incure any obligations and participation is free of charge.

What does the program promote

Scope of funding:

Company receives reimbursement during the funding period for the cost of, for example:

• office space, production sites during the funding period
• service and additional service providers
• Relocation-services
• Lawyers
• Tax Advisors
• Notaries
• Membership for one year in one of our regional cluster

The funding period is a maximum of 6 months and the maximum total amount is specified in the agreement.



Mr. Sebastian Kramer
c/o Department for Economic Affairs and Science
City of Nuremberg
Theresienstraße 9
90403 Nürnberg

+ 49 (0) 911 – 231 – 5705

+ 49 (0) 911 – 231 – 3828