Mann mit VR-Brille

Creative, digital, smart

The Information and Communication Technology industry (ICT) as well as the media and creative industries are the power behind the capital region’s innovative strength. Not only do they have an enormous knock-on effect for other industries, but they also make Berlin and Brandenburg into an ideal location for implementing the digital transformation.

While the region boasts first-class expertise and competence in the area of digitalization, the media landscape is likewise defined by innovative and creative companies from film and television, games and web 2.0, as well as communication and PR.

Industry focuses

IT security, games/interactive, mobile applications, geo information, cloud computing, Internet of Services, Web 2.0, Open IT, Internet of Things, "smart" cities and regions, media digitalisation and design


Key Player

SAP Innovation Center, Hasso-Plattner-Institut, Studio Babelsberg, Universal Music Deutschland, Viacom International Media Networks, Sky Deutschland, SNT Regiocom, Wooga, N24, Axel Springer AG, UFA GmbH, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg rbb (selection)


Number of companies

ca. 53.516*


Number of employees

ca. 301.089*


Selection of regional networks/associations berlinbrandenburg e.V. , SIBB – ICT & Business Assocoiation Berlin Brandenburg, GEOkomm e.V., Silicon Sanssouci e.V. (selection)


* Sources:

innoBB 2025, Annual Report

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