What is Adlershof?
Adlershof is one of Germany’s most successful high-tech parks and site of Berlin’s Media City. 954 businesses and 17 scientific institutes are based here, forming part of an overall urban development concept. Around 15,000 people are employed here and work alongside 8,438 students.
At the core of the concept is a Science and Technology Park with 445 companies and 11 non-university research institutes, covering:
- Photonics and Optics
- Microsystems and Materials
- IT and Media
- Biotechnology and the Environment
- Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy.
In addition, six of the Berlin Humboldt University’s scientific institutes (Chemistry, Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology) are based here.
Media City comprises 146 businesses. 363 commercial businesses, including shops, hotels and restaurants, a 66 hectare park and 380 residential buildings share the site with science, technology and media. The surrounding areas offer opportunity for further growth and development.
Adlershof in numbers (dated 31.12.2012)
Area: 4,2 square kilometres
Staff: ca. 15,000
Scientific Institutes: 17
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK
Businesses joined in 2012: 48
Total turnover: 667.6 million EUR (subsidies: 4,6 %)
Non-university Scientific Institutes
Basic funding: 124,2 million EUR Third-party funding: 52,6 million EUR
Humboldt University Berlin
Number of institutes: 6 (Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Psychology)
Basic funding: 43 million EUR
Third-party funding: 26 million EUR
Employees: 1,763 (including freelancers)
Revenue: 181,1 million EUR
COMMERCIAL AND SERVICES
Businesses joined in 2012: 68
Revenue: 583,3 million EUR (not including Solon SE)