Photonics and microsystems technology are important cross-sectional technologies that are driving numerous innovations.

There are about 400 companies in Berlin-Brandenburg that have their core business in optical and microsystems technologies.

The capital region offers great research potential, with 36 universities and research institutes investigating processes, developing components and materials, and training highly qualified specialists in these fields. Topics range from laser technologies to applications for traffic and space travel as well as the internet, biomedicine, and X-ray technology.

(Source: Berlin Business Location Center, 2021)

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