The Brandenburg Economic Development Board (ZAB) is a one-stop agency for a variety of business support services. With a high density of universities, colleges and R&D organizations in combination with successful economic programs, Brandenburg offers excellent innovation potential. Nowhere else in Germany is the concentration of R&D institutes as high as in Berlin-Brandenburg. With 14 universities and more than 200 R&D institutes, the German Capital Region offers optimal cooperation opportunities. ZAB is the main player in regional innovation e.g. evaluation of regional R&D funds, cluster initiatives etc. The ZAB provides a large number of services for economic enhancement of the region. In addition to consultancy and promotion for innovative and technology-oriented entrepreneurs, investors and founders of businesses, the agency accompanies medium-sized enterprises from idea to business, fosters technology transfer, participates in specific national and international fairs.