Headed by Dresden University of Technology and the University of Applied Sciences, local university research is in excellent shape. With nine other colleges they cover all scientific disciplines, providing both basic and applied research.
Dresden University of Technology
TU Dresden is eastern Germany's only 'University of Excellence.'
Dresden’s success is based on key technologies including microelectronics, information-and-communications, new materials, photovoltaic and nanotechnology, and, life sciences and biotechnology. The interdisciplinary collaboration between businesses and research facilities helps move Dresden forward.