Berlin - a university and research location

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.

Research institutions linked to Berlin's aerospace industry

The Fraunhofer Institutes and the German Aerospace Center in Berlin have oriented their capacities and qualifications toward aerospace-relevant fields and take on research and development contracts from the region's aerospace industry.

In 1963, TU Berlin was the first university in Germany to establish a chair in space technology. Now one of the world's most prestigious chairs on the subject, TU Berlin is also the university with the most satellites in orbit.

The MERTIS mission of the German Aerospace Centre travels to map Mercury's temperatures, while the Berlin-based telescope project PLATO seeks to measure the atmospheres of planets outside our solar system.

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Aerospace industries

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