2 Aerospace Industry Berlin-Brandenburg: An outstanding location for starting your business Oslo Gothenburg Örebro Helsinki Hamina Kotka Tallinn Stockholm Ventspils Riga Copenhagen Klaipeda Malmö Trelleborg Vilnius A strong region Dublin Bremen Rostock Hamburg Amsterdam Utrecht Hannover Berlin Poznań The capital region ranks among the three most important for aerospace technology in Germany. The transportation, mobility and logistics cluster drives this development and strengthens Berlin-Brandenburg as a quality location. With a population of 6 million, this hub of political and economic activity boasts outstanding links to other growing markets via key European transport axes. The region offers companies excellent prospects for growth and high quality of life for their employees. Lisbon Madrid London Rotterdam Warsaw Osnabrück Frankfurt (Oder) Magdeburg Zeebrugge Cologne Brussels Prague Liège Würzburg Luxembourg Nuremberg Brno Paris Vienna Bratislava Munich Innsbruck Budapest Arad Timişoara Bucharest Verona Craiova Bologna Sofia La Spezia Ancona Livorno Rome Barcelona Bari Thessaloniki Naples Taranto Burgas Rolls-Royce, a leading global manufacturer of engine systems, develops, produces, maintains and tests various model series of aircraft turbines in the region. MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg repairs aircraft engines in the low to medium thrust and power range and performs series acceptance tests for the TP400-D6, the engine for the new A400M military transport aircraft. In addition, a broad-based and innovative supplier landscape has formed in the region, with specific expertise in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), testing, simulation, engineering and software development. In testing, AneCom Aero Test, Element Materials Technology, FTI Engineering Network and Rolls-Royce MTOC are technology leaders, while MTU, Lufthansa Technik, Air Berlin Technik, Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services, Beechcraft Berlin Aviation and KRAUSS Aviation Technologies lead the field of MRO. The region also offers exciting approaches for innovative technologies and applications in the field of unmanned aircraft, which has seen dynamic growth. The area is also home to outstanding apprenticeships and training from companies such as Lufthansa Flight Training, Trainico and CrewAcademy. Palermo Gioia Tauro Research and development focusing on real-world practice Igoumenitsa Valletta Berlin-Brandenburg – at the intersection of the most important European transport axes There is exceptionally high scientific and research potential in the capital region. Fifty-two institutions of higher learning and about 200 public and private research institutions form one of the most tightly knit research networks in Europe. Companies in the aerospace industry and innovative suppliers alike benefit from the expertise of technical universities in Berlin and Cottbus-Senftenberg, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, the University of Applied Sciences Wildau, Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Max Planck and Fraunhofer Institutes. Qualified, motivated employees Patras Athens/Piraeus Potential Germany’s capital region offers a wealth of potential in the aviation sector. The companies and research institutions based here focus on various topics, including four major ones that have extremely strong potential for development: • Engine technology, testing and simulation • General aviation/business aviation • UAV/RPAS • Small satellites and space travel About 7,500 specialists, technicians and engineers currently work for aerospace companies in the capital region. In total, approximately 17,000 residents of Berlin and Brandenburg are employed in the aviation industry. There are qualified and motivated employees on hand in Germany’s capital region in the whole spectrum of positions relevant to the aerospace industry.
Aerospace Industry 3 The Aerospace Industry in Berlin-Brandenburg Greifswald Hamburg Rostock 20 Szczecin (Stettin) Prignitz 19 Uckermark Oehna Kyritz Oberhavel Ostprignitz- Ruppin Ruppiner Land (Fehrbellin) 24 Märkisch- Oderland Strausberg 11 Barnim Eberswalde-Finow Limassol Lefkosia Magdeburg Hannover Havelland Brandenburg an der Havel 2 Potsdam- Mittelmark 111 10 Berlin Tegel 10 BERLIN 21 10 20 19 24 115 18 14 113 17 1 Potsdam Berlin Schönefeld 2 12 3 6 7 15 4 5 11 8 16 13 22 25 12 Eggersdorf Frankfurt (Oder) Warszawa (Warschau) Leipzig Frankfurt (Main) München 9 9 Schönhagen Teltow- Fläming Oehna 13 Oder- Spree Dahme- Spreewald Eisenhüttenstadt Cottbus/ Drehwitz Elbe- Elster Oberspreewald- Lausitz 13 Senftenberg 15 Cottbus 23 Wrocław (Breslau) Spree- Neuhausen Neiße Spremberg-Welzow Dresden Praha (Prag) Selected Güterverkehrszentrum companies in the mit Terminal für den Kombinierten industry Ladungsverkehr Selected research institutions Logistikstandort Selected universities and technical universities of applied sciences Logistikstandort mit Terminal für den Kombinierten Ladungsverkehr Berlin Tegel International Wissenschafts undFederal highway Airport Forschungseinrichtung State highway Railroad Berlin Schönefeld Airport, Inland waterway for freight shipping in the future Berlin Binnenhafen State border Brandenburg Airport (BER) District border Border crossing Internationaler Flughafen Commercial airports Grenzübergang Siedlung Autobahn Bundesstrasse Bahnstrecke Binnenwasserstraße mit Güterverkehr Landesgrenze Kreisgrenze