About us

WTSH is the first port of call when it comes to setting up or developing your business. Whether you want to set up a new company, grow, innovate - or settle in the true North. Together we will move your company forward. 

We are experts from very different sectors and specialist areas. And we specialise in familiarising ourselves quickly and thoroughly with your very specific subject matter. With a mix of competence, experience and strong networks, we create the ideal conditions for your success.

You would like to start up? As start-up experts, we accompany you through all phases of founding a company. From the development and completion of the business idea, to product development and support from investors and Business Angels.

You would like to innovate? As innovation consultants, we know all about creative innovation processes. Together, we ensure that you have your finger on the pulse of the times with innovative products, processes and services, and we are a step ahead of them.

You want to go to the true North? Welcome to the North! Here you will find an excellent business climate and the best opportunities for your development. Our settlement advisory service will provide you with close support and work with you to find the best solutions for you.

You want to grow - nationally or internationally? Our foreign trade advisory service will support you in opening up new sales markets abroad. Through our WTSH foreign offices, we are also there for you locally in the important growth markets. 

We advise and accompany you closely in your project. And we offer strong networks for strong entrepreneurship. In this way, we create ideal conditions for innovative thinking and forward-looking cooperation. Between science and business, between start-ups and global players, across sectors and success-oriented. We advise on all innovation and patent issues and safeguard forward-looking ideas. We bring innovative products and services to national and international trade fairs: WTSH organises joint stands at relevant industry events and thus bundles synergies.

We use know-how, experience and passion to promote success - that of your company and of our entire region. In short: we are the tailwind for the economy in the true North. 



Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (WTSH) is a joint enterprise of the State of Schleswig-Holstein, the chambers of industry and commerce, the chambers of handicrafts, and the universities of this State.

Supervisory Board

Chairman: Julia Carstens, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Transport, Labour, Technology and Tourism of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Vice-Chair Persons: 
Jörg Orlemann, Managing Director of the Kiel Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Björn Geertz, Chief Executive Officer of the Flensburg Chamber of Handicrafts 

Björn Ipsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Flensburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Ellen Petersen, Ministry of Finance of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Lars Schöning, Chief Executive Officer of the Lübeck Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Dr. Alexandra Schubert, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Innovation of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Prof. Frank Schwartze, Vice President of Research/International Affairs at Lübeck University of Technology

Facts, figures and reports

Here you will find the annual financial statements and management reports as well as the corporate governance reports of WTSH and the reports on the audit of the annual financial statements and management reports from the 2015 financial year - to read online or download as a PDF. All reports are published in german language.

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Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2022
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Corporate Governance Bericht 2022
pdf | 2 MB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2021
pdf | 455 KB
Corporate Governance Bericht 2021
pdf | 5 MB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2020
pdf | 550 KB
Corporate Governance Bericht 2020
pdf | 1 MB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2019
pdf | 525 KB
Corporate Governance Bericht 2019
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Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2018
pdf | 2 MB
Corporate Governance Bericht 2018
pdf | 590 KB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2017
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Corporate Governance Bericht 2017
pdf | 264 KB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2016
pdf | 3 MB
Corporate Governance Bericht 2016
pdf | 257 KB
Jahresabschluss und Lagebericht 2015
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Corporate Governance Bericht 2015
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