Dele­ga­ti­on to the USA?

The Minis­ter Pre­si­dent of the Sta­te of Bran­den­burg, Dr. Diet­mar Woid­ke, in his func­tion as cur­rent Pre­si­dent of the Bun­des­rat, will tra­vel to the USA, to Washing­ton, D.C., and to Cali­for­nia from 20–26 April 2020, tog­e­ther with the Bran­den­burg Minis­ter of Eco­no­mics, Labour and Ener­gy, Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinbach.

In par­al­lel, the Wirt­schafts­för­de­rung Land Bran­den­burg GmbH (WFBB) is orga­ni­sing an accom­pany­ing com­pa­ny dele­ga­ti­on to Cali­for­nia. In this con­text, the­re will be tailor-made busi­ness-to-busi­ness talks and com­pa­ny visits in Cali­for­nia. In addi­ti­on, the­re will be the oppor­tu­ni­ty to par­ti­ci­pa­te in indi­vi­du­al dates of the sup­por­ting pro­gram­me of the poli­ti­cal dele­ga­ti­on in California.

Tar­get regi­ons for the com­pa­ny dele­ga­ti­on in Cali­for­nia are the metro­po­li­ses San Fran­cis­co and Los Ange­les. Indi­vi­du­al com­pa­nies may also be able to tra­vel to the Cen­tral Val­ley for mee­tings and visits.

The main focus of the trip will be on the fol­lowing sectors:
– Indus­tri­al IT (Indus­try 4.0, Inter­net of Things)
– Media Management
– Tele­ma­tics, assi­s­tance sys­tems, auto­no­mous driving
– E‑Mobility
– digi­tal solu­ti­ons for ship­ping and logistics
– digi­tal solu­ti­ons for agri­cul­tu­re (AgTech)

In jus­ti­fied excep­tio­nal cases and if the­re is still room, repre­sen­ta­ti­ves of other indus­tries can also be included.

With the help of a sub­s­idy app­lied for by the WFBB and from the Euro­pean Regio­nal Deve­lo­p­ment Fund (ERDF), the ser­vices are offe­red at no cost. The cos­ts must be cove­r­ed by the par­ti­ci­pants them­sel­ves, i.e. flight and hotel as well as meals on a self-pay basis.

Click here for the bin­ding regis­tra­ti­on (pos­si­ble until 21 Febru­a­ry 2020) (in German).