ICT | Media | Creative Industries

The German capital region is one of the world’s most exciting locations for media professionals and creative minds. The interface with the IT and telecommunications sector makes it an ideal base for driving the digital transformation. Joint networks consisting of universities, startups, and corporates make up the core of the ICT, media, and creative industries sector.

Overview of ICT/media/creative industries

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
Number of companies~ 47,000*
Number of employees~ 300,000*
Key Players Axel Springer AG, Studio Babelsberg, NextiraOne GmbH,  Universal Music Deutschland, SAP Innovation Center, Viacom International Media Networks, Wooga, N24, UFA GmbH, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg rbb (a selection)
Regional networks/associations     media.net berlinbrandenburg e.V. , SIBB – ICT & Business Assocoiation Berlin Brandenburg, GEOkomm e.V., Silicon Sanssouci e.V. (a selection)
Important events Media Convention, Berlin Music Week, DMY,  Designtage Brandenburg, Berlin Fashion Week, Changing the Picture, BerlinWebWeek, ANIMAGO Award & Conference, Berlinale

* The data is taken from the Cluster Report ICT, Media and the Creative Industries for 2016.

You will find additional information on the ICT, Media and Creative Industries Cluster in Berlin-Brandenburg in the Berlin Business Location Center and on the Cluster homepage at  Economic Development Agency Brandenburg and on the Cluster homepage.