Scientists in the lab

A network of business and science

Business meets science in the Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg. Here companies find a first-class university and institute-related research base and an environment in which scientific institutions and technology-oriented companies work hand in hand.

In other words, the best conditions for developing marketable products out of innovative ideas.

Germany’s top region for research

  • 7 universities
  • more than 50 institutes of higher education
  • more than 100 extramural research institutions, e.g. the Helmholtz Association, Leibniz Association as well as Fraunhofer and Max Planck Societies
  • FU Berlin and the Humboldt University of Berlin hold top rankings for the number of international guest scientists

Cooperation between scientific and business communities

  • University and industry transfer centers
  • Cluster initiatives
  • Innovative networks and patent exploitation agencies
  • 46 technology parks and centres with dedicated areas and support services 


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