What is Adlershof?
Adlershof is one of Germany’s most successful high-tech parks and site of Berlin’s Media City. 996 businesses and 16 scientific institutes are based here, forming part of an overall urban development concept. Around 15,553 people are employed here and work alongside 9,451 students.
At the core of the concept is a Science and Technology Park with 459 companies and 10 non-university research institutes, covering:
- Photonics and Optics,
- Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy,
- Microsystems and Materials,
- IT and Media,
- Biotechnology and the Environment,
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 140 businesses. 380 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 31.12.2013)
Area: 4,2 square kilometres
Scientific Institutes: 16
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK
Businesses joined in 2013: 41
Total turnover: 717 million EUR (subsidies: 3.3 %)
Non-university Scientific Institutes
Basic funding: 133.3 million EUR Third-party funding: 47.0 million EUR
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Number of institutes: 6 (Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Psychology)
Basic funding: 48 million EUR
Third-party funding: 28 million EUR
Employees: 1,939 (including freelancers)
Revenue: 213.8 million EUR
COMMERCIAL AND SERVICES
Businesses joined in 2013: 58
Revenue: 595.1 million EUR (not including Solon Energy GmbH)