"Silicon Saxony" - More Than Just Chips

"Silicon Saxony" is Europe's largest ICT / microelectronics location. Every third chip produced in Europe isl "Made in Saxony". BOSCH, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Infineon and - from 2025 and 2027 respectively - JENOPTIK and TSMC also operate some of the world's most modern semiconductor fabs in Dresden.

A north-eastern bird's eye view of the Bosch semiconductor factory in Dresden. (Source: Robert Bosch GmbH)


Facts About ICT / Microelectronics in Saxony (2023)

  • 3,650

  • 76,100 (46 %)

    employees (of that in the software sector)
  • 14.6 %

    share of Saxony's industrial turnover
  • 14 %

    share of Saxony's export turnover

ICT / Microelectronics Networks

Silicon Saxony e. V. is one of the largest microelectronics / ICT clusters in the world and is active in Saxony. Other networks work together in specific areas of technology.


With more than 450 members, Silicon Saxony e. V. is one of the largest ICT clusters in Germany and Europe. Since its foundation in 2000, the association has connected manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, universities, research institutes, public institutions and industry-relevant start-ups in the business location of Saxony and beyond.


Silicon Saxony e. V.


OES represents the interests of Europe's leading cluster for organic, flexible and printed electronics and brings together the most important Saxon players from research and industry.


Organic Electronics Saxony e. V. (OES)


Cluster IT Mitteldeutschland e. V. is the network of the IT industry in Central Germany and unites over 70 members.


Cluster IT Mitteldeutschland e. V.

Overview Map

Selected companies from the ICT / microelectronics sector in Saxony and regional focus areas (Click on the map to download the file)

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