Karlsruhe ResearchRegion – the hands-on ideas factory

The Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion’s research, development, educational and teaching institutions regularly feature at the top of international rankings. The many trailblazing international projects piloted here have firmly established Karlsruhe’s reputation as a shining light among research regions in Europe.


Universities and research institutions

From life sciences and art to IT and dual study degree courses. From elementary particle physics and astrophysics to media technology and innovation research. Here you’ll find details of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion’s many high-calibre universities and research institutions.


Key competences

IT, automotive, nano and microsystems, energy, climate and environment, new materials, production technologies and many more besides. Here you’ll find full details of the key competences in the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion.



The Karlsruhe region’s scientific research institutions are highly regarded across the world. The pilot projects that are developed, tested and validated here are seen as exemplary. Our high-calibre networks and technology transfer centres and the NEO Innovation Award help transform ideas born here into marketable and financially successful products and services.