Karlsruhe is already Germany’s digitization capital – with a trade tax share of almost 50%, IT companies contribute the lion’s share of the region’s economic power. The close cooperation between companies, schools and universities, business development and the city administration makes this attractive location in a convenient location more attractive for IT companies, employees and their families every day. Constructive cooperation, openness to good ideas and their rapid implementation are deeply rooted in Baden’s DNA and make possible what other locations dream of.
The initiative karlsruhe.digital arose with the collaboration of nine expert groups, over 25 institutions, and over 50 ICT companies. Together they pursue the vision for Karlsruhe to become a motor of digitalization – for competitiveness, quality of life and sovereignty and hence be a pioneer with regard to digital topics. a driver of digitalization
Statements by the steering committee members of the
“Our common goal of the karlsruhe.digital initiative is to make Karlsruhe a driving force of digitalization and to make the city uniquely attractive for citizens, students, employees and companies – with a desire for the future and innovation, joie de vivre and a high quality of life.”
“With karlsruhe.digital, we are actively seizing the opportunities of digital change and positioning Karlsruhe as a driving force of digitalization.”
“As a city and region, Karlsruhe offers a unique location for shaping digitalization in a sustainable way. The close interaction between innovative technology, people and social players makes Karlsruhe a beacon in Germany.”
“It is always fascinating to see how much digital expertise comes together in Karlsruhe. The close exchange within the community creates an enormously productive and dynamic ecosystem. Building bridges to European and global partners also appears to be extremely important for future viability. You can certainly network endlessly today – especially in the digital world.”
Karlsruhe is the place to be when it comes to digital expertise in the B2B sector. This includes development, application, knowledge transfer, but also cyber security and technology assessment.
karlsruhe.digital in a nutshell – explained by the First Mayor Gabriele Luczak-Schwarz