Innovation made in Germany

Cutting-edge research from Germany – the most exciting projects, the most important contacts
Saskia Biskup
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Research for progress

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Facial Recognition: a controversial, successful technology Christoph Burkhardt
Raising questions

“Believing in your own ideas”

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Topic of the week: Thought leaders from Germany

Shaping society

What values do we want to live by tomorrow? The question occupies these three figures from culture and society.
Topic of the week: Thought leaders from Germany

Germany is so innovative

Number one in research and development – Germany is at the top of the list of the most innovative countries. But it also has a weakness.
Topic of the week: Thought leaders from Germany

Giving digital stimuli

People with the courage to come up with new ideas are making Germany fit for the future. Three examples from the digital sector.
Outstanding international links: Antje Boetius
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Cutting-edge research with strong women

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Laura Winterling studied physics before she joined the ESA.
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All-rounders for outer space

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Tomatoes in space

Vegetable cultivation for the journey to Mars and an infrared telescope in an aircraft: A look at the most exciting German aerospace projects
Learning robots are no longer a pipedream.
Meeting people

Master of the machines

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Patents from Germany: production of 360 degree cameras for driverless vehicles.
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How innovative is Germany?

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“Go all out”

The expert Christoph Bornschein knows that digitalization doesn’t work in small steps. Companies need to make radical changes.


These websites show how exciting, many-facetted and well-organized research is in Germany. Explore institutions, locations and focuses.

Smart technology

Driverless cars and smart clothing: how the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is helping shape the future.

Flying high

How ideas from Germany are changing aerospace. Three examples from Munich, Dresden and Bremen.