16. April 2014

Berlin Adlershof: Facts and Figures

April 2014

Berlin Adlershof is one of the most successful high-tech locations in Germany Berlin's biggest media location. On an area of 4.2 km2 1.003 companies and research institutes (status as of March 2014) have settled, all embedded in an overall urban development concept. Altogether, Adlershof is the workplace of 15,553 people and  9,451 students.

At the core of the concept is a Science and Technology Park with 459 companies and ten non-university research institutes. They focus on:

  • Photonics and Optics
  • Renewable Energies and Photovoltaics
  • Microsystems and Materials
  • IT and Media
  • Biotechnology and Environment
  • Analytics

There are also six scientific institutes of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Chemistry, Geography, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology). In close proximity to science and technology are shops, hotels, restaurants and a park of 66 hectares.


Adlershof in Figures

Area: 1,038 acres
Staff: ca. 15,553
Companies: 996
Scientific Institutes: 17


Companies: 459
Employees:  5,576
New additions 2013: 41
Turnover 2013: 717 million EUR (subsidies: 3.3 %)

Non-university research institutions: 10
Employees:  1,683
Basic funding: 133.3 million Euro / Third-party-funding: 47.0 million EUR

Institutes of Humboldt-University of Berlin: 6
(Institute for Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Psychology)
Employees: 1,064
Students: 9,451
Basic financing: 48 million EUR / Third-party-funding: 28 million EUR


Companies: 140
Employees: 1,939 (including freelancers)
Revenues: 213.8 million EUR


Companies: 380
Employees:  5,291
New additions 2013: 58
Revenues: 595.1 million EUR (absent Solon Energy GmbH)



Dr. Peter Strunk
Executive Manager Public Relations
Rudower Chaussee 17, D-12489 Berlin

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