• table, growing economy for many years with a strong finance and banking system
  • Australia is a very competitive market. All internationally operating companies are represented.
  • Excellent growth opportunities for medium size companies
  • German products (made in Germany) have a good image
  • Well placed location and springboard for product distribution to Asia
  • Transport costs from Germany to Australia are relatively low
  • State of the art research facilities, very suitable for clinical trials in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries
  • 300 established biotech companies with emphasis on the States of Victoria and Queensland
  • Well developed infrastructure along the coast
  • Federal democratic Government system
  • Secure legal system, protection of intellectual property
  • Investment incentives, assistance programs by Government
  • Low costs for setting up companies (compared to USA and Europe)
  • Highly qualified skilled workforce (incl. research)
  • Attractive lifestyle - Australians are friendly and sociable
  • Multicultural environment - 23 million inhabitants, 175 different cultures. 811.574 Australians are of German heritage. Most German manufacturing plants are situated in the State of Victoria