The IHK Nord Westfalen promotes trade and industry in the Emscher-Lippe region and in Münsterland, represents their overall interests vis-à-vis the state and politicians, ensures fair competition between companies, and performs sovereign administrative tasks on behalf of the state.
In a joint research and development project, the IHK Nord Westfalen and the Fraunhofer Research Facility for Battery Cell Production FFB are working together strategically in the field of battery production. In addition, the Battery Days 2023 and the #BatteryCityMünster PhD Day were co-organized and supported. To strengthen the innovation location, the IHK Nord Westfalen networks regional companies and research institutions and provides information on funding programs and patent applications, among other things. Together with partners, it promotes regional innovation projects and organizes events such as the Digital Summit Euregio.