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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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Power & Environmental Technologies in Thuringia

Thuringian companies are leading innovation drivers and leading technology and sought-after providers in the energy and environmental sectors. Rising global demand and trailblazing product innovations are opening up new business areas and markets.


Thuringian quality is in high demand! This is particularly true for the traditional areas of environmental technology: environmental analysis and measurement technology, recycling and waste treatment. Energy efficiency technologies are experiencing dynamic growth worldwide, as is environmentally friendly energy conversion, transportation and storage.

In Thuringia, we are working on the missing links – such as innovative energy storage and hydrogen applications – for the successful implementation of the energy transition in Germany and worldwide.

Facts & Figures

  • About 800 companies
  • 11 research institutions
  • 8 universities
  • Significant expertise in battery technology and hydrogen
  • Market and technology leaders Enercon, Siemens and CATL are located in Thuringia
  • Central service and training location

Intelligent and highly efficient cross-linking

The electrical, thermal and material cross-linking of producers and consumers enables the leverage of new energy potential. Engineers in Thuringia are working on successful solutions.


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. (Not barrier-free file)

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Axel Wipprecht

Axel Wipprecht Director Life Sciences/Food Industry/Environmental Technologies

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