Berlin Adlershof, the ‘City of Science, Technology and Media’, is among the most successful high-technology centres in the world. Covering an area of 4.2 square kilometres, it is home to more than 740 companies employing 12,750 staff, twelve non-university affiliated research institutions, and the six scientific institutes belonging to the Humboldt University of Berlin. The development, research and production activities carried out encompass the following specialisations:
- Information and media technology
- Photonics and optical technologies
- Materials and microsystems technology
- Environmental technology, biotechnology and energy technology
Those who have settled here to work and carry out research place great value in being so close to the most innovative companies and the leading scientific institutions of the capital region. Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BBI) is also nearby – a new gateway to the world just a couple of minutes drive from Adlershof. The immediate neighbourhood around the technology centre also features plenty of space for living, leisure, and relaxation.
Adlershof has become one of the most important centres for biotechnology. The biotechnology companies that have based themselves here have been able to increase their long-term productivity and competitiveness. Pooling of expertise, bringing together the „top brains“ and tapping into foreign markets – these are the characteristics that identify this growth-oriented centre.