Research in Baden-Württemberg

With more than 70 institutions of higher education and over 100 non-university research institutions and transfer centres, Baden-Württemberg is one of the top science locations in Germany. With its research landscape the federal state secures a clear lead in global competition. Whether fundamental research or applied research – in Baden-Württemberg you’ll find both kinds being pursued on the highest level.

These research institutions make an important contribution to the development of technical innovations and to technology transfer. They bridge the gap between fundamental research and industrial research and development, open up new fields of technology for industry and help companies to convert ideas into marketable products and processes. These interconnections of science and industry have made the German southwest into one of the world‘s most successful regions.