The Free State of Thuringia offers a wide range of excellent science and research facilities. In addition to 14 universities and universities of applied sciences, this includes 19 non-university institutions of renowned German scientific communities, such as the Max Planck Society, the Fraunhofer Society, the Leibniz Association, the Helmholtz Society and eight business-related research institutes and development service providers with a total of approximately 10,000 scientists. Their work, especially in the high-level technologies of optics & photonics, automotive, mechanical engineering & metal processing, microsystems and nanotechnology, sensor technology, ITC and live sciences, is also specifically geared to the requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises and contributes significantly to Thuringia's excellent reputation as a technology location.
Further information on the individual Thuringian research facilities can be found in the Science Showroom. Here you can also find out details about the opportunities for research partnerships with companies. Are you interested? We will be happy to put you in touch with relevant researchers at the institutions.