Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is about to become the number one federal state in terms of health industry. The health business is an employment creator in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Currently 136.600 employees work in this sector – in the inpatient, outpatient and day care treatment as well as in the field of medical technology, in health trade, medical craftsmanship and in the administration. Biocon Valley  in Rostock and Greifswald is the driving force and guiding facilitator of this development.