The “Vereinigung der Unternehmensverbände in Berlin und Brandenburg e. V.” (UVB) represent corporate interests in the joint economic area of Berlin-Brandenburg as the top economic and socio-political organization. Its around sixty members include the professional and employer associations from industry, trade, craft and services. In addition, the UVB supports the regional startup economy with numerous initiatives. Via its own industrial start-up network, it actively organizes contact between young companies and the established economy and promotes cooperation. As a platform and multiplier, the UVB brings established business, science and start-ups together in order to sustainably promote innovations and digital developments at the location.