Hessen innovation congress
© Salome Roessler
Innovation

Always One Step Ahead of the Trend

New ideas come from individuals, new technologies come from teams: Create. Future. Together.

Hessen is your ideal base if you want to think one step ahead and transform research ideas into technical knowledge and innovative products. This dynamic high-tech location thrives on the combination of science and research, entrepreneurial ideas, and the willingness to invest.

Successful innovation management also promotes rapid ideas development within international networks. Our region boasts over 3,800 companies, scientific institutes, and economic development agencies. These are networked in more than 45 local clusters – supporting, promoting, and constantly challenging one another.

Areas of Expertise with Strong Innovation Potential in Hessen

  • Resource efficiency and environmental technologies
  • Mobility and logistics
  • Production
  • Digitalisation
  • Finance
  • Material technologies
  • Life Sciences and bioeconomy

Together, we can find solutions for using synthetic kerosene to make the aviation and air-freight industry more climate-neutral, for optimising internal corporate workflows and production processes with the aid of intelligent digitalisation strategies, and for improving your supply-chain management with the clever use of artificial intelligence.

European Space Operations Centre
© Dennis Möbus / HTAI

Are you aware of Hessen’s gateway to the cosmos?

The “European Space Operations Center” (ESOC) provides not just Germany but all of Europe with access to space. And it has done so for over half acentury. In 2017, the ESA satellite control center turned 50. Its main site is in Darmstadt.

Drive Innovation

Innovative technology in Hessen
© Salome Roessler
Marburg Particle Therapy Center
© Regionalmanagement Mittelhessen
European Space Agency
© Dennis Möbus / HTAI
Aircraft mobility university
© Hessen schafft Wissen - Daniel Chassein
Technical University Darmstadt
© Hessen schafft Wissen - Jürgen Kneifel