Hightech and Innovation

  • Research

    High-Tech Strategy 2025

    From a nation of inventors to a nation of innovators: a history of progress with an eye on the future.

  • Research

    Clusters - Networks - International

    Innovation and value-creation chains are becoming progressively globalised. Global challenges and innovation opportunities have to be tackled by cooperation with international partners from science and economy.

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    Innovative Hochschule

    The funding measure "Innovative Hochschule" supports third mission activities at German universities to boost knowledge transfer and innovation. It is aimed in particular at small and mid-size universities and universities of applied sciences.

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    Research Campus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation

    The “Research Campus” funding initiative supports universities, research institutions and companies which seek to enter into long-term partnerships to collaborate on a research topic.

  • Research

    Research in Photonics

    A branch of high technology has long since developed around the medium of light and German businesses are among the world market leaders in various areas of photonics, including laser technology, lighting, or microscopy and imaging.

  • About us

    BMBF Foresight

    BMBF Foresight is a strategic instrument of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) that provides technology foresight and the determination of future societal needs in terms of research and development.