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State Development Corporation of Thuringia (LEG Thüringen)

Dept. Investment, International Business and Cluster Promotion

Mainzerhofstraße 12
99084 Erfurt
Phone: +49 (0) 361 5603-450
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Environmental Technologies in Thuringia

Thuringian companies are among the world‘s leading providers of state-of-the-art power and environmental technologies: from conventional environmental protection and renewable en-ergies to up-to-date technologies allowing an increase in energy efficiency.


Quality made in Thuringia is in big demand, especially in waste processing, water and wastewater treatment, air pollution control, revitalization and renewable energies. By working closely with research institutions in these fields, Thuringia‘s companies can fully exploit their potential for growth.

Facts & Figures

  • 366 companies
  • research institutions
  • universities
  • leading engineering service providers in disciplines such as industrial plant construction, hydrogeology, environmental geology and utilities
  • market and technology leaders such as ENERCON, Siemens, and Vattenfall

Key products and technologies

Sources: In-house calculations according to LEG-UTD, July 2013, N = 366 companies, multiple choices possible


Individual, competent, non-bureaucratic and flexible.

Science Showroom

Find out about the many opportunities for partnerships with Thuringian science and research institutions!

Downloads and information


  • Factsheet Energy and Environmental Technologies

    In Thuringia, firms with an environmental technology focus are highly flexible and boast plenty of innovative spirit and growth momentum.

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Axel Wipprecht

Axel Wipprecht Director Life Sciences/Food Industry/Environmental Technologies

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