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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
Fax: +49 (0) 361 5603-328
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Electrical Engineering & Electronics Industry in Thuringia

Nanolithography, LTCC multilayer technology, silicon technology, quantum sensors and ultrashort pulse laser technologies – these innovations represent a mere cross-sectionof the kind of advanced electrical engineering produced in Thuringia. Global players such as Bosch, Jenoptik and Melexis research tomorrow’s solutions here.


Thuringia offers excellent opportunities for growth to companies who want to take off with new electrical applications or the most modern electronics. Renowned market and technology leaders have been relying on the Free State for years. Attractive customers, suppliers and research institutes are all in close proximity, especially in the areas of optics, medical tech-nology or the automotive industry. Thanks to its central location, Thuringia is also an ideal base for offering comprehensive on site services.

Facts & Figures

  • 230 companies
  • Approximate 25,500 employees
  • EUR 5 billion billion in revenue
  • Around 14,500 students in engineering sciences programs
  • Highest rate of graduates in engineering sciences in Germany

Key areas of production and technology

  • Actuators, drive and nano-positioning Systems
  • Production technologies
  • Firmware and software technologies
  • Information and communications technology
  • Microelectronics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Polytronics
  • Switching technology and power electronics
  • Sensors and Instrumentation


Individual, competent, non-bureaucratic and flexible.

Subsidy consulting

We will be glad to advise you on available investment subsidies, participations and guarantees.

Downloads and information


  • Factsheet Electrical engineering and Electronics

    Thuringia has produced a host of sophisticated electrical innovations - from laser large-screen projection and MP3 compression of audio signals to groundbreaking research on improving the efficiency of high-performance LEDs. (Not barrier-free file)

    Download[pdf, 445 KB]


Sebastian Scheit

Sebastian Scheit Director Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Optics

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