Research Areas

Automotive and Traffic Technology

Automotive and Traffic Technology

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Aviation Technologies

Aviation Technologies

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Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Biotechnology has become the basis and driving factor behind many applications in medicine, the food and feed industry and chemical industry. More Biotechnology

Energy Technologies

Energy Technologies

To guarantee energy supplies in future it is necessary both to continue developing traditional technologies and promote new processes. Germany is leading the way with clearly-defined goals. More Energy Technologies

Environmental Technology

Environmental Technology

The German environmental technology industry has an internationally leading position, particularly in the fields of air pollution control, noise mitigation and recycling. More Environmental Technology

Health Research

Health Research

Health research is a central field of action under the High-Tech Strategy. Germany takes top places in many sectors world-wide. More Health Research

Humanities

Humanities

The humanities contribute towards shaping the future and towards our cultural memory. They mediate between cultures; they reflect and offer guidance on values and developments in sections of our society. More Humanities

Information and Communication Technologies

Information and Communication Technologies

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Maritime Technologies

Maritime Technologies

New technologies in shipbuilding have led to productivity gains in recent years that surpass even those seen in Europe's aircraft construction industry. More Maritime Technologies

Materials Technology

Materials Technology

Developments in key technologies provide solutions for the challenges of our time. Hence, innovative materials are part of the German hightech strategy. More Materials Technology

Medical Technologies

Medical Technologies

Medical technology development in Germany has generally followed a dynamic trend and the field is well positioned internationally both in terms of research and industrial implementation. More Medical Technologies

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

Gaining knowledge on the structure of matter and the fundamental interrelations in nature is among the decisive elements of scientific basic research that is focused on physical studies. More Natural Sciences

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnologies are a horizontal sector with many possible applications in areas such as energy technology, environmental technology or information technology as well as health. More Nanotechnology

Optical Technologies, Photonics

Optical Technologies, Photonics

Optical technologies/photonics have become one of the outstanding fields of German excellence worldwide over the last ten years. More Optical Technologies, Photonics

Plants

Plants

With its “Plants” innovation area, the High-Tech Strategy of the Federal government is making an important contribution to securing our food supply with the help of research and innovation. More Plants

Production Technologies

Production Technologies

German companies hold a leadership position in the field of sustainable production technologies. Numerous research projects deal with the question of how resource and energy efficiency can be increased. More Production Technologies

Security Research

Security Research

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Services

Services

In modern industrialised nations, the services sector accounts for approximately two-thirds of all jobs and gross value added. More Services

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

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Space Technology

Space Technology

Space technologies are a key to the modern information and industrial society. Communication and TV reporting around the world, the satellite navigation system in cars or precise climate and weather analyses through to emergency mapping all depend on space technologies. More Space Technology