Zukunftsorte Berlin: Where science and business meet
When it comes to growth, Berlin has rapidly developed to establish itself as a hub for modern technologies and industries of the future. The biggest science-City in Europe additionally boasts numerous well-connected commercial, industrial and technological locations. In fact, it has more large-scale urban areas dedicated to business and science than any other European city.
These remarkable city-wide locations provide a sustainable urban development for working and living. The Zukunftsorte (“locations of future innovations”) are open for talents and enterprises, which develop new fields and products. It’s no surprise then that this unique network of spaces is home to top research, teaching and some of the world’s most influential companies and creative minds.
Some of the top Zukunftsorte locations to discover include:
If you work in biomedicine, you need to check out the Campus Berlin-Buch. Located in the Northeast of the city, the Campus Berlin-Buch is a renowned location focused on the healthcare industry, life sciences, biotechnology and medicine. Around 50 international companies and startups are pushing the boundaries of molecular diagnostic procedures and therapies, as well as in research and pharmaceutical services. A new incubator building with a space of 10,000 square meters will open its doors in 2022. There are ideal opportunities for the exchange with outstanding research institutes as the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, the Leibniz Research Institute for Molecular Pharmacology, the Charité and the Berlin Institute of Health as well as with clinics.
Robert-Rössle-Straße 10, 13125 Berlin
The cradle of German motorised aviation has transformed to become one of the most successful high-tech locations in Germany. The Berlin Adlershof Science and Technology Park is home to more than 1,100 companies and scientific institutions. Photonics, optics, material and microsystems technology, renewable energies, biotechnologies, IT and media – all thrive and prosper here. From collaborating with specialists to networking with pioneers, here you’ll find plenty of possibilities to turn your innovative ideas into reality. You can find business incubators and technology centres at the location which makes a great connection between the research and economic side of your work. You can find a business incubator at the location, which makes a great connection between the research and economic side of your work.
WISTA Management GmbH
Rudower Chaussee 19, 12489 Berlin
Humboldthain Technology Park
In the heart of Berlin, you’ll find the Humboldthain Technology Park located in Mitte. A former AEG complex, this prominent business and science centre is now officially considered a historical monument – though it is firmly set on forging the future. Today you can connect with the over 160 companies driving the next steps in automotive technology, mobility, energy, building tech, environmental technology, microsystems and automation technology. Also part of this institution is the BIG, Berliner Innovations- und Gründerzentrum, the oldest and first startup-centre in Germany. It was founded 1983 and influenced the startup support heavily.
Humboldthain Technology Park
Campus Charlottenburg/City West
As one of the largest interconnected, inner-city university complexes in Europe, Campus Charlottenburg flawlessly fuses technology and creativity. Scientific and research facilities sit alongside a modern urban centre boasting retail outlets, services and culture. This R&D trans-disciplinary melting-pot is a co-initiative of the Technische Universität Berlin, Universität der Künste Berlin and the Berlin district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. As the home to some of the city’s most exciting startups, you can discover companies changing the face of science and technology today – and tomorrow.
Straße des 17. Juni 135
The CleanTech Business Park
As Berlin’s largest industrial area, the CleanTech Business Park Berlin-Marzahn offers some of the best conditions for manufacturing companies focused on sustainable and efficient technologies. As home to both global players and smaller and medium-sized businesses, there’s ample opportunity to exchange skills and expertise. Its CleanTech Pavilion runs various sector events, making it the perfect place to network with some of the industry’s top innovators. And if your company is looking to expand, this sprawling urban industrial space provides a lot of room to grow.
The CleanTech Business Park
c/o District Office of Marzahn-Hellersdorf in Berlin
Business Development (Business and Industry Promotion)
Wolfener Straße 32-34,
Building K, 3rd Floor
Wirtschafts- und Wissenschaftsstandort Schöneweide
In Schöneweide, technology-oriented producers from various industries work together with scientific institutions to collectively tackle technological challenges of the future. The district is a laboratory for digitally integrated production techniques and the backdrop for a dynamic community of founders. The smart city ideal of the local coexistence of work, research and life in an active urban residential community is already a reality here. Schöneweide is, thus, also a showcase for smart urban development. To date, more than 9.000 students follow their studies and research at the local university of applied sciences in technology and economics – the HTW Berlin, a college that continually engages in close dialogue with its neighbours from industry and commerce. In this collaborative environment, up to 10.000 additional high-qualified jobs are expected to be created by the year 2035.
Regional Management Berlin Southeast
Working in energy, sustainability or mobility? The business and science park EUREF-Campus should definitely be on your discovery list. Prepare to be inspired by this ecologically and economically sustainable location. Using renewable energy and a local micro-smart grid to support carbon-neutral energy supplies, it‘s already achieved Germany’s climate targets for 2050. Cisco, Deutsche Bahn and General Electric are just some of the established companies and research facilities you can connect with here. Through intense interaction and numerous partnerships, the campus community of global players, start-ups as well as teaching and research institutions is developing smart city solutions.
The enormous size and monumental architecture, the historical backdrop, a morbid charm, people personal experiences during the airlift and after . these are all ingredients that constitute one of Berlin’s most charismatic attractions. Now Tempelhof Airport is taken to the next level. In the coming years it will be a place for experimentation, a new district for the arts, culture and the creative economy – an area full of exciting ideas, with space to work and explore, a place where unique events are held, and a location where state-of-the- art offerings can be found. The airport building will gradually be developed into a creative incubator for the city. As of 2021 the building will start to open-up with the opening of the former Tower and the 1.2 km long roof for Berlin’s citizens and visitors.
Tempelhof Projekt GmbH
Columbiadamm 10, A2
Located in southwest Berlin, the Zukunftsort Berlin SÜDWEST is the fourth-largest science centre of its kind in Germany. It’s known as the German Oxford for R&D and teaching – for good reason. In addition to attracting numerous life science and biotech companies, the area is also home to several prominent science institute startups and spinoffs. Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and Helmholtz Zentrum are just some of the visionaries you’ll find here. The startup centre “FUBIC” (FUB-Business- and Innovation Center) is being build and supposed to be finished in 2021. Startups from the FUB and other science institutions will be able to work closely to their institute and stay connected.
Kirchstraße 1/3 (mailing address)
Martin-Buber-Straße 2 (official residence)
Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic
When Tegel Airport closes, a new era will begin as Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic. Firmly focused on the city of the future, this new R&D industrial park will be home to urban technology, research, development, and environmentally-responsible technologies for sustainable urban development. As a company, startup or scientific institute working in urban technology, you’ll be able to explore electromobility, energy, water and recycling – as well as cross-over fields like materials and information, and communication technologies.
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Betreiber: WISTA-MANAGEMENT GmbH
Have a look where the "Zukunftsorte" are located in the map of Berlin: Berlin Economic Atlas
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