2 Aerospace Industry Berlin-Brandenburg: An outstanding location for starting your business A strong region The capital region ranks among the three most important locations 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. 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 the following ones that have extremely strong potential for development: • Engine technology, testing and simulation • General aviation/business aviation • UAV/RPAS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles / Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) • Small satellites and space travel Engine manufacturing, testing, simulation and aircraft construction 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. Drones take off The unmanned aerial systems (UAV / RPAS) segment is highly dynamic in terms of the many possible applications and services that apply. Over 60 players from the fields of research, development and application have helped to make the German capital region a leading site of automated aviation in lower airspace. Into orbit and to the moon Numerous players in the German capital region strive to reach space. Together with various institutions, they form a holistic center for aerospace technologies and applications. Research and development focusing on real-world practice 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 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. Excellent networks The region’s particular strengths include the outstanding networks that exist within the transportation, mobility and logistics cluster. Various networks and associations provide support for cooperative R&D activities and offer innovative formats for industry-specific dialogue.
Aerospace Industry 3 The Aerospace Industry in Berlin-Brandenburg Hamburg Rostock Greifswald 20 Szczecin (Stettin) Prignitz 19 Uckermark Oehna Kyritz Oberhavel Ostprignitz- Ruppin Ruppiner Land (Fehrbellin) 24 11 Barnim Eberswalde-Finow Magdeburg Hannover Havelland 24 17 Berlin 51 Tegel 53 20-23 25 10 39 12 37 29 18 19 32 42 Brandenburg 10 48 31 15 14 30 41 115 an der Havel BERLIN 28 7 27 113 43 26 2 Potsdam 40 33-3536 Berlin Schönefeld 54 1 10 45 44 8 49 5 4 2 Potsdam- 3 16 47 11 9 6 Mittelmark 52 46 55 50 111 Märkisch- Oderland Strausberg 12 Eggersdorf Frankfurt (Oder) Warszawa (Warschau) Leipzig Frankfurt (Main) München 9 13 Schönhagen Teltow- Fläming Oehna 13 Oder- Spree Dahme- Spreewald Eisenhüttenstadt Cottbus/ Drehwitz Elbe- Elster Oberspreewald- Lausitz 13 15 Cottbus 38 Spree- Neiße Spremberg-Welzow Wrocław (Breslau) Neuhausen Dresden Praha (Prag) Selected Güterverkehrszentrum companies in the mit industry Terminal für den Kombinierten Ladungsverkehr Research, education, training Logistikstandort Logistikstandort mit Terminal für den Kombinierten Ladungsverkehr Berlin Tegel International Airport Wissenschafts und Forschungseinrichtung Berlin Schönefeld Airport, in the future Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) Binnenhafen Commercial airports Internationaler Flughafen Grenzübergang Federal highway State highway Siedlung Railroad Inland waterway for freight shipping Autobahn State border Bundesstrasse District border Border crossing Bahnstrecke Binnenwasserstraße mit Güterverkehr Landesgrenze Kreisgrenze