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STRONG INITIATIVES                                                        Invest in Bavaria is the single-stop business promotion agency of the
                                                                          Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs to handle all projects by interna-                              The Business Promotion Agency of the State of Bavaria
                                                                          tional investors to set up new or expand existing businesses in Bavaria.
Network “Satellite Navigation Berchtesgadener Land”                       Our aim is to guide and support companies to make the most of Ba-
This cross-border South-East Bavarian / Austrian network for in-          varia’s excellent location factors and benefits. Our international team
novative navigation solutions is a joint partnership of small and         has access to technology networks and personal contacts to research
medium-sized enterprises and scientific institutions. In collaboration    institutes and enterprises. Therefore, we are able to provide essential
with users, the partners design and implement innovative navigation       information on business support, links to networks and possible col-
solutions. The aim is to provide tomorrow’s markets with ideas in the     laboration partners, tailored proposals for selection of a location and
fields of security and emergency services, mobility and transport lo-     other information on the State of Bavaria and its location factors. Of
gistics, public health and tourism as well as energy and environment.     course, our services are confidential and free of charge.
(www.satnav-bgl.eu)                                                       Get in touch with us!

The Galileo Test and Development Environment (GATE)                       Contact
The Berchtesgadener Land in the South-East of Bavaria is the mis-
sion area for this unique ground based realistic test bed for Galileo     Invest in Bavaria
applications. Initiated by DLR, GATE offers receiver manufacturers        Bernd Buchenberger
and application developers various opportunities to test their ideas      Manager Aerospace | Satellite Navigation
and conduct experiments. (www.gate-testbed.com)                           Prinzregentenstr. 28
                                                                          80538 Munich | Germany
                                                                          Tel.: +49 89 2162-2582
STRONG PARTNERS                                                           Fax: +49 89 2162-3582
                                                                          bernd.buchenberger@invest-in-bavaria.com

Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)
AZO drives innovation and incubation in the commercial use of space
                                                                          www.invest-in-bavaria.com
                                                                                                                                                                Invest in Bavaria
                                                                                                                                                                       www.invest-in-bavaria.com
technologies and infrastructures. Through idea competitions in satel-     Editor
lite navigation (European Satellite Navigation Competition) and Earth
monitoring (GMES Masters) AZO fosters the creation of innovative          Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs,                                                Satellite Navigation
products, services and businesses for these emerging markets. The         Infrastructure, Transport and Technology
underlying business concepts are realised in the form of companies        Invest in Bavaria                                                                     in the Heart of Europe
(www.anwendungszentrum.de, www.galileo-masters.eu                         Dr. Johann Niggl
www.gmes-masters.com)                                                     Prinzregentenstr. 28
                                                                          80538 Munich | Germany
The ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria                          Tel.: +49 89 2162-2642
Together with its first-class partners, ESA BIC Bavaria supports start-   Fax: +49 89 2162-2803
ups seeking to realise their business ideas by making commercial use      info@invest-in-bavaria.com
of space technology in other areas of the economy. Each of the three      www.invest-in-bavaria.com
ESA BIC Bavaria offices – in Oberpfaffenhofen, Nuremberg, and
Berchtesgadener Land – provides financial support and local advan-        images: EADS, DLR, jupiterimages
tages with regard to technical and expert assistance. Furthermore,
entrepreneurs benefit from the ESA BIC network of potential partners      Invest in Bavaria is jointly operated by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs,
throughout Europe. (www.esa-bic.de)                                       Infrastructure, Transport and Technology and Bayern International GmbH


                                                                          Edition August 2012
BAVARIA - STRONG LOCATIONS                                                    STRONG NETWORKS                                                              STRONG INSTITUTES

Satellite navigation is the industry of tomorrow. The range of possible       Satellite navigation and its applications as well as GMES are two ma-        The German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen
activities for enterprises is vast, but increasing opportunities also bring   jor topics of the Aerospace Cluster managed by bavAIRia e.V. Since           Situated right next to the special-purpose airport in Oberpfaffenhofen
along increasing competition.                                                 2006 bavAIRia e.V. is in charge of managing the Cluster as well as pro-      DLR operates eight scientific institutes and facilities such as the
                                                                              moting and connecting the Bavarian expertise as part of the Bavarian         Institute of Communications and Navigation, the German Space
To support the development, production, marketing and sale of products        Cluster Initiative. Through networking, location marketing, consultancy      Operations Centre and - of course - the Galileo Control Centre,
Bavaria offers an innovative research environment, top infrastructure,        and other services bavAIRia e.V. makes the Bavarian Aerospace Cluster        which is monitoring the immense European Satellite Naviga-
highly qualified staff, reliable suppliers and a wide selection of poten-     more visible on the global stage. Moreover, its strong commitment trav-      tions System. More than that, DLR is significantly involved in GMES
tial buyers among application-oriented technology enterprises.                erses national borders and enables international business and cluster        (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), another joint pro-
                                                                              co-operations in Europe, America and Asia.                                   ject of ESA and the European Commission. As a recent infrastructure
This is coupled with innovation-friendly economic policies offering ex-                                                                                    project DLR also contributes to EDRS (European Data Relay System).
tensive development programs and initiatives (e.g. EDRS, Clusterpro-          By accompanying and carrying out dedicated national and international        (www.dlr.de)
jektfonds or Bavarian funding for aerospace applications). In particular,     projects and co-operations the cluster deals with the development of in-
the recently issued strategy program of the Bavarian Ministry of Eco-         novative applications and services based on satellite navigation, earth      The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits and Julius
nomic Affairs to further strengthen the industry of aerospace and satel-      observation (e.g. GMES) and satellite communication. With a main fo-         Maximilian Universität Würzburg - Center for Telematics are
lite navigation proves once again that the State of Bavaria is the driving    cus on the European Satellite Navigation System “Galileo” bavAIRia           two main research institutions for applied sciences of satellite navi-
force within this sector – in Germany and in Europe.                          provides various user forums dealing with the whole value chain of           gation and indispensable partners for any R&D project in this sector.
                                                                              several sectors such as tourism or transport and logistics. Furthermore,     (http://www.iis.fraunhofer.de and www.telematik-zentrum.de)
                                                                              bavAIRia e.V. is identifying key future topics appropriate in generating
STRONG INDUSTRY - STRONG COMPANIES                                            innovation. In the EMMIA initiative, for example, it is bringing together    The Technical University Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians
                                                                              policy makers and industry representatives at European level with the        University Munich and the Munich University of Applied Sci-
                                                                              aim of developing more sustainable solutions in the field of mobility        ences constitute three important scientific and technological institu-
In Bavaria more than 150 companies with around 1,500 employees gen-           supported by mobile services on the one hand and on the other hand           tions providing for highly qualified staff and personnel with new and
erate more than 350 million € in revenues with satellite navigation and       it is in initiating innovation and new services in Bavaria related to this   state-of-the-art degree programs related to satellite navigation.
its applications. High ranking companies such as EADS Astrium, IABG,          field. Round table discussions, symposia and workshops are highlight-
Siemens, Kayser-Threde, T-Systems, Diehl, ESG, Rohde & Schwarz,               ing all facets of satellite navigation and GMES and supporting industry,     The University of the German Armed Forces in Munich also
IFEN, Eureka and GPP are just some of the potential clients and partners      universities and research centres in their daily work.                       offers relevant courses of studies and annually organises the Munich
new enterprises might be looking for. Brought together by Bavarian clus-      (www.bavAIRia.net)                                                           Satellite Navigation Summit. This distinctive international conference
ters and networks the ways of mutual benefits are various and vitally                                                                                      with excellent high level speakers has meanwhile become a “must
important to anyone involved in satellite navigation.                         As satellite navigation and its applications touches a variety of high       to attend” for all global players and leaders of satellite navigations.
                                                                              tech sectors, companies in this field are most likely to benefit from        (www.munich-satellite-navigation-summit.org)
                                                                              other Bavarian cluster networks, too. To get an overview please visit:
                                                                              www.invest-in-bavaria.de/en/bavarias-clusters.




                                                                                © University Würzburg‘s Experimental satellite 2 (UWE 2)

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Sat nav in_bavaria_english

  • 1. Invest in Bavaria – the agency that pulls the strings STRONG INITIATIVES Invest in Bavaria is the single-stop business promotion agency of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs to handle all projects by interna- The Business Promotion Agency of the State of Bavaria tional investors to set up new or expand existing businesses in Bavaria. Network “Satellite Navigation Berchtesgadener Land” Our aim is to guide and support companies to make the most of Ba- This cross-border South-East Bavarian / Austrian network for in- varia’s excellent location factors and benefits. Our international team novative navigation solutions is a joint partnership of small and has access to technology networks and personal contacts to research medium-sized enterprises and scientific institutions. In collaboration institutes and enterprises. Therefore, we are able to provide essential with users, the partners design and implement innovative navigation information on business support, links to networks and possible col- solutions. The aim is to provide tomorrow’s markets with ideas in the laboration partners, tailored proposals for selection of a location and fields of security and emergency services, mobility and transport lo- other information on the State of Bavaria and its location factors. Of gistics, public health and tourism as well as energy and environment. course, our services are confidential and free of charge. (www.satnav-bgl.eu) Get in touch with us! The Galileo Test and Development Environment (GATE) Contact The Berchtesgadener Land in the South-East of Bavaria is the mis- sion area for this unique ground based realistic test bed for Galileo Invest in Bavaria applications. Initiated by DLR, GATE offers receiver manufacturers Bernd Buchenberger and application developers various opportunities to test their ideas Manager Aerospace | Satellite Navigation and conduct experiments. (www.gate-testbed.com) Prinzregentenstr. 28 80538 Munich | Germany Tel.: +49 89 2162-2582 STRONG PARTNERS Fax: +49 89 2162-3582 bernd.buchenberger@invest-in-bavaria.com Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) AZO drives innovation and incubation in the commercial use of space www.invest-in-bavaria.com Invest in Bavaria www.invest-in-bavaria.com technologies and infrastructures. Through idea competitions in satel- Editor lite navigation (European Satellite Navigation Competition) and Earth monitoring (GMES Masters) AZO fosters the creation of innovative Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Satellite Navigation products, services and businesses for these emerging markets. The Infrastructure, Transport and Technology underlying business concepts are realised in the form of companies Invest in Bavaria in the Heart of Europe (www.anwendungszentrum.de, www.galileo-masters.eu Dr. Johann Niggl www.gmes-masters.com) Prinzregentenstr. 28 80538 Munich | Germany The ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria Tel.: +49 89 2162-2642 Together with its first-class partners, ESA BIC Bavaria supports start- Fax: +49 89 2162-2803 ups seeking to realise their business ideas by making commercial use info@invest-in-bavaria.com of space technology in other areas of the economy. Each of the three www.invest-in-bavaria.com ESA BIC Bavaria offices – in Oberpfaffenhofen, Nuremberg, and Berchtesgadener Land – provides financial support and local advan- images: EADS, DLR, jupiterimages tages with regard to technical and expert assistance. Furthermore, entrepreneurs benefit from the ESA BIC network of potential partners Invest in Bavaria is jointly operated by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, throughout Europe. (www.esa-bic.de) Infrastructure, Transport and Technology and Bayern International GmbH Edition August 2012
  • 2. BAVARIA - STRONG LOCATIONS STRONG NETWORKS STRONG INSTITUTES Satellite navigation is the industry of tomorrow. The range of possible Satellite navigation and its applications as well as GMES are two ma- The German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen activities for enterprises is vast, but increasing opportunities also bring jor topics of the Aerospace Cluster managed by bavAIRia e.V. Since Situated right next to the special-purpose airport in Oberpfaffenhofen along increasing competition. 2006 bavAIRia e.V. is in charge of managing the Cluster as well as pro- DLR operates eight scientific institutes and facilities such as the moting and connecting the Bavarian expertise as part of the Bavarian Institute of Communications and Navigation, the German Space To support the development, production, marketing and sale of products Cluster Initiative. Through networking, location marketing, consultancy Operations Centre and - of course - the Galileo Control Centre, Bavaria offers an innovative research environment, top infrastructure, and other services bavAIRia e.V. makes the Bavarian Aerospace Cluster which is monitoring the immense European Satellite Naviga- highly qualified staff, reliable suppliers and a wide selection of poten- more visible on the global stage. Moreover, its strong commitment trav- tions System. More than that, DLR is significantly involved in GMES tial buyers among application-oriented technology enterprises. erses national borders and enables international business and cluster (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), another joint pro- co-operations in Europe, America and Asia. ject of ESA and the European Commission. As a recent infrastructure This is coupled with innovation-friendly economic policies offering ex- project DLR also contributes to EDRS (European Data Relay System). tensive development programs and initiatives (e.g. EDRS, Clusterpro- By accompanying and carrying out dedicated national and international (www.dlr.de) jektfonds or Bavarian funding for aerospace applications). In particular, projects and co-operations the cluster deals with the development of in- the recently issued strategy program of the Bavarian Ministry of Eco- novative applications and services based on satellite navigation, earth The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits and Julius nomic Affairs to further strengthen the industry of aerospace and satel- observation (e.g. GMES) and satellite communication. With a main fo- Maximilian Universität Würzburg - Center for Telematics are lite navigation proves once again that the State of Bavaria is the driving cus on the European Satellite Navigation System “Galileo” bavAIRia two main research institutions for applied sciences of satellite navi- force within this sector – in Germany and in Europe. provides various user forums dealing with the whole value chain of gation and indispensable partners for any R&D project in this sector. several sectors such as tourism or transport and logistics. Furthermore, (http://www.iis.fraunhofer.de and www.telematik-zentrum.de) bavAIRia e.V. is identifying key future topics appropriate in generating STRONG INDUSTRY - STRONG COMPANIES innovation. In the EMMIA initiative, for example, it is bringing together The Technical University Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians policy makers and industry representatives at European level with the University Munich and the Munich University of Applied Sci- aim of developing more sustainable solutions in the field of mobility ences constitute three important scientific and technological institu- In Bavaria more than 150 companies with around 1,500 employees gen- supported by mobile services on the one hand and on the other hand tions providing for highly qualified staff and personnel with new and erate more than 350 million € in revenues with satellite navigation and it is in initiating innovation and new services in Bavaria related to this state-of-the-art degree programs related to satellite navigation. its applications. High ranking companies such as EADS Astrium, IABG, field. Round table discussions, symposia and workshops are highlight- Siemens, Kayser-Threde, T-Systems, Diehl, ESG, Rohde & Schwarz, ing all facets of satellite navigation and GMES and supporting industry, The University of the German Armed Forces in Munich also IFEN, Eureka and GPP are just some of the potential clients and partners universities and research centres in their daily work. offers relevant courses of studies and annually organises the Munich new enterprises might be looking for. Brought together by Bavarian clus- (www.bavAIRia.net) Satellite Navigation Summit. This distinctive international conference ters and networks the ways of mutual benefits are various and vitally with excellent high level speakers has meanwhile become a “must important to anyone involved in satellite navigation. As satellite navigation and its applications touches a variety of high to attend” for all global players and leaders of satellite navigations. tech sectors, companies in this field are most likely to benefit from (www.munich-satellite-navigation-summit.org) other Bavarian cluster networks, too. To get an overview please visit: www.invest-in-bavaria.de/en/bavarias-clusters. © University Würzburg‘s Experimental satellite 2 (UWE 2)