Technological Landscape of Germany
Germany is a global leader in innovation, boasting leading universities and research institutes alongside major engineering, IT and manufacturing industries. In fact, research and development form an integral part of the German economy. It is a research community shaped by universities.
The field of technology and innovation covers development and design disciplines that are used across all industries: from mechanical engineering, information, and communication technology (ICT), optical technologies, systems engineering, and microelectronics to automation, power electronics, and nanotechnology. In fact, German companies are now part of a range of EU-funded projects along with the universities and the research institutes which are more focused on robotics and artificial intelligence and thus highlight the diversity of German science and technology innovation even within the field of 'Information and communication technologies(ICT).