Reinhard Clemens, CEO T-Systems

"It is important for us to be located in Germany's business centre and knowledge region No. 1, Frankfurt-Rhein-Main. Here, we are close to our customers in Germany and worldwide."

Lutz Heuser, Software Cluster, fmr SAP Research

"ICT Research in Hessen, in particular the University of Technology in Darmstadt, has demonstrated worldclass thought leadership. This is why we decided in 2005 to establish an SAP Research Centre in Darmstadt.”

Karl-Heinz Streibich, CEO Software AG

“Rhein-Main is the one software location in Germany. Internationality is an outstanding advantage: at Software AG in Darmstadt, we employ experts from all over the world.”

Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universität Darmstadt

“Ambient mobility is one of the major research areas in Hessen. Seamless communications, geopositioning services, augmented reality and security management are some of the keywords.”