Industrial research in Germany

Industrial research

“Made in Germany” – whether attached to cars or environmental technology, grand pianos or high tech, this label is a guarantee of quality, precision and innovation. These are the attributes that have made Germany’s economy so strong. Above all, this is because companies invest a great deal in improving their products: in hardly any other country does industry spend as much on research and development.


Here you will find out what makes German industrial research successful and learn about the opportunities it offers talented researchers. Could you imagine joining a research team at a world-class company – either as a PhD or postdoc? Or how about starting a high-tech company yourself that draws on your own research? The following web pages explain how. Have fun discovering!