Export, Innovate, Invest - The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner Service - Germany

The Embassy in Berlin coordinates business development activities for all of Germany. It has specific responsibilities across the German market for the sectors aerospace & defence and the cultural industries (film and TV production, music and multimedia). The Science and Technology (S&T) Section is dedicated to assisting Canadian companies and research institutions in transferring expertise. The S&T Section concentrates its pro-active efforts on nanotechnology, genomics and industrial biotechnology, as well as on renewable and environmental industries, focussing on biomass and solar energy. The Investment Section of the Embassy is marketing Canada as an attractive location to set up a business and provides potential German investors with dedicated support in establishing their operation in Canada. The Investment Section is focussing its pro-active efforts on the automotive sector, energy-related machinery and equipment, life sciences and wind energy.
Note: Our Berlin office covers all requests related to the Hamburg area.

Priority Sectors

  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Arts & Cultural Industries
  • Bio-Industries (industrial biotechnology) 
  • Environmental Industries (renewable resources and energies: biomass, solar and wind energy)
  • Science & Technology (genomics, nanotechnology)
  • Investment (automotive, energy-related machinery and equipment and health industries)

Focus on Our Region

Germany is a member of the European Union (EU).
Comprised of 28 Member States with a total population of over 500 million and a GDP of over C$19 trillion, the EU is the world's largest single market, foreign investor and trader. For more information on the EU, please consult the Focus on the European Union document.