The Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein (WTSH) serves as one competent partner in Schleswig-Holstein for all questions related to business development, technology transfer, and foreign trade services. The Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, its Chamber of Commerce and the universities are partners in the WTSH. WTHS offers consultancy services and guidance in all questions of start-ups, foreign commerce, innovation and patents. As a one-stop agency, WTHS promotes technology projects, research and development activities, foreign commerce commitments as well as guides commercial and scientific cooperation. WTHS areas of expertise include: the life sciences, with an emphasis on the health and nutrition industries, information and communication technology, as well as e-business, environmental engineering and renewable energy, marine technology and food industry.