Berlin (DE3)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Berlin
  • Region size icon 892 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 3.677.472 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 163.828,13 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 4,55 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 4,80 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 3,32 (2019)
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S3 Priorities


Name Description
Transport, mobility and logistics Automotive (e-mobility, drive technology and alternative fuels, Car2X & automated driving, efficient production and innovative materials, traffic and vehicle safety), logistics (transloading centers (GVZ), inter-modal freight service, area development surrounding airports, logistics-based value-added services), aerospace (flight engines, very small space satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), testing & simulation), railway (Shift2Rail (EU Joint Undertaking), energy efficient railway systems, innovative control and safety systems, efficient use of railway infrastructure, innovative IT-based solutions to increase attractiveness of railway), traffic tele-matics (multi-modal mobility, car IT, navigation, location bases services and digital maps, control systems for providers, fleet management)
Power engineering Solar energy (manufacturing of PV modules, supply industry and certification, grid integration and energy storage applications, power plants and integration into buildings), turbomachinery and power plant engineering (gas turbines, compressor units, aircraft engines/ jet turbines, combustion engineering, modelling of power plants, power plant components, maintenance, repair and overhaul), energy efficiency technologies (heat supply and distribution, energy-efficient buildings, building envelope, industrial processes, public space), wind energy (construction, operational management, maintenance, material science, production and assembly engineering, measurement and control technology, measuring and test methods, offshore material science), bio-energy (energy crops/short rotation coppice, biogenic residual waste, fermenter technology, biochar, HTC biofuels), energy networks and storage/e-mobility (integration of renewable energies in energy networks incl. direct storage connection, separate networks, intelligent control rooms, multi-sector grid management, ICT for smart grids, application of mobile energy storage and charging infrastructure (e-Mobility))
Healthcare Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals (regenerative therapies, glycobiotechnology, diagnostics and bio-analytics, companion diagnostics), medical technology (medical imaging, e-Health, biologised medical technology), innovative patient care and rehabilitation (tele-medicine, IT-based optimisation processes, developing innovative forms of patient care), IT-supported prevention, health promotion and health tourism
Clean technologies Sustainable water management (water procurement and water treatment, water use, use of rainwater, waste water management), circular economy, material and resource efficiency (collection and transport, treatment, energy recovery of waste, cosultancy, waste and material flow management
Production and automation technology Data safety, human-machine-interfaces, working world industry 4.0 and upgrading of facilities
Materials Materials
Optics Communication and sensors (photonic systems integration (on-chip and hybrid), development of high-rate dynamic communication systems, fiber optic sensor technology, innovative material-processing (micro/ macro, 3D laser printing)), laser technology (development of novel direct-diode-laser systems), lighting technology (addressability of light in outdoor lighting, individualization of light in indoor lighting, technological lighting systems (SSL systems, MIR and semiconductor)), optical analytics (visual process metrology, multidimensional spectroscopy, applications in biomedicine, optical sensors and fiber optics), biomedical and ophthalmic optics (molecular imaging, disposable diagnostics, ophthalmic optics/ optometry), micro systems technology (wide-bandgap semiconductors, power electronics and sensors, micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems (MOEMS))
Media and creative industry Presentation and networking platforms (incl. Berlin Web Week, Berlin Fashion Week, Berlin Art Week), games and edutainment, cross-innovation (incl. competitions focussed on innovation topics, matchmaking between startups and investors as well as old and digital economy), innovation labs/incubators, crowdfunding/crowdinvesting)
ICT Digital infrastructure (telecommunication, broadband, wireless, data centres), digital business solutions (mobile applications, web services, industry-specific solutions), software development technologies & usability, internet services (digital commerce, social media, platforms), internet of things and industry 4.0, openIT, open data, geo-information, cloud computing, software as a service, IT security and security with IT

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