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The companies of the Economic Region of Ortenau (Wirtschaftsregion Ortenau) are hungry for workers. With around 3 percent unemployment, the region is considerably below the already low level of Baden-Württemberg. Using targeted cross-media HR marketing, we successfully recruit skilled workers for the region. We cover the whole of Europe in our search – always focusing on the current needs or our member companies.
In creating the Educational Region of Ortenau Association, we have established an association which takes up the key educational issues and includes all the relevant stakeholders. One essential feature of the Educational Region of Ortenau is the efficient, strong and sustainable networking of business with the education sector.
The Black Forest has been associated for centuries with the healing power of nature, clean, healthy water, tranquillity and culture. Kings and princes and the associated nobility from every country under the sun placed their trust in the healing effects of a stay in the Black Forest. The Economic Region of Ortenau combines world-class, state-of-the-art medicine, hospitality and gastronomy. In addition, the world’s best amusement park, the Europa Park in Rust, offers adventure and variety for the patients’ accompanying family members. With blackforesthealth.de, we offer excellent patient support to international patients before and during their stay in the Economic Region of Ortenau.
The "E-Com Region Ortenau" is an initiative of companies in the digital economy in the Ortenau region, the university of Offenburg based there and local government. The aim of the initiative is to further expand the region's leading position in e-commerce in Germany. The close cooperation between the partners creates a unique, innovative climate. The numerous successful e-commerce companies based in the region offer graduates of the university and e-commerce experts with professional experience a variety of exciting career opportunities. In addition, there are regular events and specialist lectures on e-commerce.
startUp.connect Ortenau is the central point of contact for startups and entrepreneurs in the Orte-nau region. We help new entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into companies. As part of the large network of the Economic Region of Ortenau, new entrepreneurs gain access to the 160 biggest and most innovative regional companies, which come together in the WRO Business Advisory Council.
We offer new entrepreneurs individual support and systematic assistance. No matter whether they are looking for a business idea or want to expand their existing business model, startUp.connect offers premises, advice and access to our network of investors, mentors and other startups.