Excellence in innovation, development and education

Europe’s number one region for innovation.

Stuttgart Hightech

Hohenstein Institut

Excellence in innovation, development and education:

  • Europe’s number one region for innovation
  • 24 universities, colleges and academies
  • Five Fraunhofer Institutes & two Max Planck Institutes
  • Six institutes of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)
  • Corporate R&D centres
  • 9 regional expertise & innovation centres
  • 6.6 per cent of all economic returns in the region are invested in R&D – compared to only 2 per cent nationwide