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Saxony Provides a Comprehensive Portfolio

Why Saxony?

Saxony has many pictures which tell many tales and create lots of history: The digital heart of the microelectronics / ICT industry beats in Dresden. Geared towards the future, researchers and young entrepreneurs between Leipzig and Dresden are working hand in hand in the sectors life sciences and environmental technology. The traditional heart of Saxony’s economy is found in the Chemnitz-Zwickau region. Whether it be mechanical engineering or more than 100 years of “Autoland Saxony” – strong and highly efficient industries have evolved from smart ideas and intelligent solutions. 

SAXONY! – A BUSINESS LOCATION AT ITS BEST

Saxony sets business transactions in motion. Highly motivated and educated employees transfer innovative ideas into practical applications in no time in one of Europe’s designated »Innovation Leader« regions. From DHL’s European air cargo hub in Leipzig, all kinds of products are shipped to any point on the globe around the clock. And when taking a break from work, Germany’s No. 1 cultural destination provides multifaceted moments of recreation.

Learn more about Saxony’s best sides while reading on…

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    SAXONY! - A Business Location at its Best (English)

    There are many good reasons why the region in the heart of Europe is a top location for such globally active companies as Volkswagen, BMW and Porsche, Infineon and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, DHL, or NILES-SIMMONS-HEGENSCHEIDT.

We support Saxony.

Prof. Ezio Bonifacio

Director, Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) at Dresden University of Technology

"After having worked in London, in Perth/Australia, and in Milan, I came to Dresden in 2007. Here, I found the perfect environment for my research at the CRTD. When it comes to developing regenerative therapies, we benefit substantially from the interdisciplinary exchange. This applies both to the institute and the city’s scientific community."

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HZwo Network - Helping Fuel Cell Drive Systems Achieve the Breakthrough

Many German universities and institutes are researching alternative drive systems in order to achieve economically and ecologically viable mobility. When breaking the topic down to the level of fuel cell drive systems and powertrains, then only a few institutions remain. Chemnitz University of Technology is one of them. It is here where Prof. Dr. Thomas von Unwerth established the Professorship of Advanced Powertrains in 2010 and put the topic hydrogen fuel cell drive systems into the focus of research. At that time he could already look back on a decade of experience in this field. He earned this competence in the corporate research of Volkswagen and while working, for example, also on the creation of a fuel cell vehicle fleet for the 2008 Summer Olympics in China.

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