Cologne's status as a 'place to be' for young people gives the city an advantage when it comes to digital and hi-tech industries, a fact not lost on the likes of Electronic Arts, IBM and Microsoft, which are located within the city.
Originally published with the October/November issue of fDi Magazine
In association with City of Cologne
Reporting and editing carried out independently by fDi
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The continued presence of other leading aerospace and aviation companies, close proximity to three large airports and close links with educational establishments combine to give Cologne confidence that its aerospace sector can rise above the loss of Lufthansa’s headquarters.
A vibrant city at the heart of Europe, awash with strong transport links, a young and educated workforce and world-renowned cultural events, Cologne is an easy sell to outsiders. However, local officials are not resting on their laurels when it comes to ensuring that businesses from a multitude of sectors are aware of the city's many assets.
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