With a workforce of over 66,000 and 7,000 more jobs since 2010, the healthcare sector is the flagship for growth.
There are 3,400 firms specialising in areas such as neurosurgery, plastic surgery, paediatric surgery as well as oral and maxillofacial surgery. Institutions such as MHH and Life Science companies like Kind Hörgeräte or Cochlear Deutschland GmbH have made an international name for themselves. Tissue engineering and transplantation research are further successes in the field.
Economic & industrial structure
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