The Welcome Center Region Hildesheim was founded on 1 August 2019 and officially opened on 13 February 2020. Since the opening the Welcome Center has been established as first point of contact for local businesses and external professionals with the aim to attract skilled professionals.
As of January 2021 the project is now under the sponsorship of the city of Hildesheim. The core mission has been enhanced by the effort to retain skilled professionals during the current structual changes to industry.
The Welcome Center Region Hildesheim is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) of the EU and by the city of Hildesheim. Each institution contributes 50 % to the project that finishes on 30 June 2022. During this period all services of the Welcome Center are free to all target groups.