Health industry

The Eco­no­mic Foot­print of the Clus­ter Life Science Nord

The economic research institute WifOR, applies the established “economic footprint” approach across both Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. And for the first time, WifOR describes the close economic ties between the two states in an analysis of the health industry. Besides determining the key economic indicators for the entire industry, WifOR also carries out an analysis that focuses exclusively on the Life Science Nord Cluster.

How is the Life Science Nord Cluster positioned? How much economic strength does the industry have in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein? Life Science Nord commissioned this study to obtain the indicators concerning these and further questions. The health industry is analyzed as the cluster’s core. The health industry covers companies that produce and sell (including wholesale) human pharmaceuticals, medical technology, personal care and dental hygiene products, sports and fitness equipment, health-relevant information and communication technology, and data processing devices. The economic research institute WifOR, applies the established “economic footprint” approach across both Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. And for the first time, WifOR describes the close economic ties between the two states in an analysis of the health industry. Besides determining the key economic indicators for the entire industry, WifOR also carries out an analysis that focuses exclusively on the Life Science Nord Cluster.

 

Benno Legler

Head of Health Economy

Focus of research Health, Value, Digitalisation, Innovation & Research & Development

+49 30 2325666-51
benno.legler@wifor.com