About SWAB

Foundation of the German Economy for Labour and Employment



The digital revolution and disruptive business models change whole industries.

SWAB (Foundation of the German Economy for Labour and Employment) aims at creating and securing its clients from the established economy international access to industry-changing innovations and thus contributing to the creation and growth of highly qualified labour and employment in Germany and Europe.

Founded together with outstanding entrepreneurs, SWAB today searches on behalf of industrial companies for innovative startups and experts from the New Economy all around the world in the fields of logistics & commerce, BioMedTech and Engineering & Energy.

The Foundation
The Co-Initiators
Board of Trustees
Executive Office

SWAB Services

Our services for innovative, publicly traded and medium-sized industrial companies and startups



SWAB Innovation Scouting

SWAB offers established companies continuous access to Europe’s biggest innovation network and thus to cross-industry innovation and disruptive business models. [more]



SWAB International Workers Center

As a market leader in the placement of foreign skilled workers, we support companies in filling open vacancies in logistics and trade. We provide drivers, warehousemen and branch sellers from Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine. Upon request, we take care of all registration formalities and customized qualifications. [more]



SWAB Executive Search

At the behest of industrial companies, SWAB searches for experts, entrepreneurs and executives from the New Economy. [more]


SWAB Partner and Member Companies


Best of Both – Old meets New Economy

SWAB is creator and organizer of a number of annual events with the main focus on innovation.


Best of Both Berlin

Best of Both Leipzig