A global leader in electronics
Germany’s electronics and microtechnology industry sector is of international importance with an investment climate marked by innovative research, public and private support, and a solid workforce.
Germany’s electric and electronic companies employ a workforce of over 1.5 million at home and abroad.
TurnoverIn 2018, the electric and electronic industry reached a EUR 191.5 billion turnover.
ExportWith an export share of 51 percent, Germany pushes next-generation technology into the global market.
ProductsMore than 100,000 different products and systems create a diverse market.
SalesNew products account for 1/3 of sales.
The future of digital microtechnology
Internet of Things (IoT) applications are of strategic importance for the microelectronics industryThe forecast for turnover in the IoT sector in Germany increased from 2010 to 2020.
Germany is a leader in microtechnology in the mobility sectorExpected growth rates of microelectronics in vehicles from 2016 to 2021 in percent:
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Public and private support for new technologies
Developing markets, transformations as opportunities
An FDI leader
Germany ranked third in the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0According to the 2018 World Economic Forum Report
Germany’s vast electronics and microelectronic technology industry touches a wide variety of related industries. The country provides a myriad of investment opportunities, and more are being generated every year through well-supported R&D.