Key sectors and clusters

The Munich Metropolitan Region is sometimes referred to – not unreasonably – as a "cluster of clusters", as both global players and successful regional firms shape its business landscape. One reason for the region's leading position is its plethora of ambitious high-tech companies spread across a wide range of industries. These include automotive engineering, information & communication and media, as well as pre-eminent research institutes and a set of excellent universities.


The most important individual sectors are:

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Automotive engineering
Food industry
Financial Services
Timber and forestry
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Information and communication, creative industries
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Life sciences
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Mechanical Engineering
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New Materials
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Environmental technology and energy technology