Saxony at the CES 2021


The German Federal State of Saxony is a top location for such globally active companies as Volkswagen, BMW and Porsche, Infineon and Globalfoundries, or Bosch. Check out more about how Saxony enables AI, IoT & more by watching the presentation of its companies and R&D institutions at the all-digital CES 2021.


January 11 - 14, 2021

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Welcome to saxony!

Saxony as one of Germany’s most dynamic high-tech locations will present itself at the CES. Learn more about a German federal state that is

  • evolving into Europe’s largest production venue for all-electric vehicles,
  • Europe’s largest microelectronics cluster and the 5th largest worldwide,
  • The cradle of Germany’s machine construction sector.
  • The "birthplace" of every 8th car built in Germany and every 3rd chip manufactured in Europe  
  • home to an extraordinarily highly skilled workforce (high above OECD average)
  • the venue with one of the highest density of R&D institutions in Germany

Based on these strong basic core competences, Saxony also possesses considerable industrial capacities and research potentials for future technologies: - Robotics and artificial intelligence, smart sensor technology, highly automated driving and digital imagingrepresentatives of Saxony’s high-tech sectors develop and produce new products and solutions.


Joint Presentation

Together with the Smart Systems Hub GmbH, the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS) has organized the presentation of the Business Location SAXONY! during the digital CES. Get in contact to stakeholders from Saxony’s innovation landscape that will introduce themselves to the visitors of the CES 2021.

  • 3dvisionlabs GmbH, Chemnitz
  • FDTech GmbH, Chemnitz
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, Dresden
  • InfraTec GmbH, Dresden
  • Saxony Automotive Supplier Network (AMZ)
  • Senorics GmbH, Dresden
  • Silicon Saxony - High-tech Network
  • SmartNanotubes Technologies GmbH, Freital
  • Smart Systems Hub GmbH, Dresden
  • Wandelbots GmbH, Dresden



Business Location Saxony

Vibrant industrial branches form the backbone of the business location Saxony. Strong and highly efficient industries have evolved from smart ideas and intelligent solutions. Saxony‘s innovative spirit focuses on such topics as, for example, automation technology or mobility of the future.

Get a Short Overview (YouTube, 90 Sec.)

Silicon Saxony

With approximately 2,400 companies and about 64,000 employees, “Silicon Saxony” is Europe’s largest microelectronics / ICT cluster.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Infineon, and – starting in 2021 – also Bosch run some of the most modern and largest semiconductor fabs of the world in Dresden.


Check It Out! (YouTube, 90 Sec.)

Autoland Saxony

Motor vehicles made in „Autoland Saxony“ have been providing people with mobility for more than 100 years now. With six production sites operated by BMW, Daimler, Porsche, and Volkswagen as well as about 780 branch suppliers, "Autoland Saxony" is one of Germany’s top auto locations today.


Come and Hop In! (YouTube, 90 Sec.)


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The Pros Behind SAXONY!

Saxony Economic Development Corp.

The pros behind SAXONY!  are the staff members of the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH). We promote the business and research location Saxony with conviction. But we rather let our work speak for itself: We assist new business setups and company expansions, help develop new markets at home and abroad, initiate networks between business and research, launch transregional cooperations … 


You see,  we give our very best for Saxony – and also for your project. We’d love to hear from you! 







What Can We Do for You?
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Europe´s largest innovation Hub for IoT

As part of a German-wide excellence initiative (Digital Hub Initiative) of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the Smart Systems Hub connects highly innovative technologies in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) with users from SMEs, industry and science.

With 450 partners – including key partners such as Infineon, SAP, T-Systems and Globalfoundries –, over 20 years of IoT practice and synergised knowledge in the network, the Smart Systems Hub is Europe's largest one-stop shop in the field of IoT.

The Hub-activities focus on the concrete application of IoT solutions and the development of IoT-based business models. Creating [free]spaces - in the physical and figurative sense - the Hub empowered 15 successful IoT and co-innovation formats, in which relevant partners develop solutions and business models in a goal-oriented manner. 


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