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Germany's Leading Cluster

Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg e.V. (EMN)

Medical technology for optimal health care: The Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN) is one of the most economically-strong and research-active medical technology clusters worldwide. Prestigious partners from business, research, health care and politics have joined together in an interdisciplinary network. All players in the Medical Valley EMN are optimally networked. How outstanding the structures are was confirmed in 2010: For its “Excellence Center for Medical Technology”, the Medical Valley EMN was selected as the leading national cluster by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Medical Valley EMN

Cluster Offensive Bavaria


Material Research

Humans and the  Environment

Information and Electrical Engineering


New Materials

Power Electronics

Rail Technology




Traffic and Logistics

Solutions to optimize mobility far beyond the borders of the Metropolitan Region

CNA- Center of Transportation & Logistics Neuer Adler e. V. - Head office in Nuremberg

BAIKA - Kfz Zuliefernetzwerk der Bayern Innovativ GmbH (Network of component suppliers in the automotive industry)

Bayer. Cluster Automotive (Bavarian Cluster Automotive) - Head Office in Nuremberg

Bayer. Cluster Logistik (Bavarian Cluster Logistics) - Head Office in Nuremberg

Bayer. Cluster Bahntechnik (Bavarian Cluster Railway Technology) -  Head Office in Nuremberg

Logistikagentur Oberfranken e.V. (Logistics Agency Upper Franconia)

IGVZ e.V. - Interessensgemeinschaft Güterverkehrszentrum Hafen Nürnberg
(Community of Interests Freight Traffic Center Nuremberg Harbour)

Deutscher Wasserstraßen- und Schifffahrtsverein e.V. (German Waterways and Shipping Association) - Head Office in Nuremberg

Energy Industry

With 2,000 firms, Nuremberg is an important competence center for Europe in the fields of energy production, distribution and efficiency.

Kompetenzinitiative ENERGIEregion Nürnberg e.V. (

ENERGIEAGENTUR Nordbayern GmbH (Kulmbach)

European Center for Power Electronics

Bavarian Cluster Power Engineering


Automation and Power Electronics

Every third Bavarian and every tenth German job in automation technology is located in the Nuremberg Region. Essential components for the automobile industry, electrical engineering, information and telecommunication, drive technology, medical technology and automation.

Kompetenzinitiative ENERGIEregion Nürnberg e.V.

ENERGIEAGENTUR Nordbayern GmbH (Kulmbach)

Power Electronics Cluster

Bavarian Power Engineering Cluster


Medicine and Health

Business, politics and research work together on the health care of tomorrow in one of the strongest medical technology clusters worldwide.

Medical Valley Europäische Metropolregion Nürnberg e.V. (EMN)

Medical Valley Center Erlangen

Bayern Innovativ/Forum MedTech Pharma e.V. (International Network)


Additional Nuremberg Cluster


Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien NIK e.V. | Nuremberg Initiative for the Communications Industry

The region is home to more than 7,000 companies in this specific field which employ more than 100,000 people

Market Research

About a sixth of the14,000 German market researchers work in Nuremberg 

Call Center

With its 12,000 employees the Nuremberg region is the call center captial No. 1 in Bavaria

Organic Metropolis

As "Città del BIO" Nuremberg supports organic farming and regional products

Writing Utensils

The most well-known producers of  writing utensils have their headquarters in the Nuremberg region


The city with the largest toy fair in the world has been a toy-producing city since the Middle Ages

Sports goods

Global player in the sports industry have their headquarters in the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region and also the largest triathlon longdistance event in the world takes place here

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