Darmstadt … is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region). Darmstadt had a population of around 157,437 at the end of 2016. The Darmstadt Larger Urban Zone has 430,993 inhabitants.
Darmstadt holds the official title “City of Science” (German: Wissenschaftsstadt) as it is a major centre of scientific institutions, universities, and high-technology companies. The European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) is located in Darmstadt, as well as GSI Centre for Heavy Ion Research, where several chemical elements … were discovered. … The Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) is an international accelerator facility under construction. Darmstadt is also the seat of the world’s oldest pharmaceutical company, Merck, which is the city’s largest employer.
FAIR - Explore the Universe in the Lab
Interview with Munya, Head of Merck Accelerator
ESOC: Where missions come alive
Accelerator Program for Startups of Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany
"Creating a Web Startup" - Course of TU Darmstadt & IDC Herzliya | Wirtschaftsinformatik
Behind the scenes of HIPA - Hessian-Israeli Partnership Accelerator
Darmstadt ranked third (after Munich and Berlin) out of 50 cities ranked in total as Germany’s leading digital hub and second (after Munich) in the Tech Hub Potential Index as per Deloitte.
Darmstadt ranked no. 1 in the future index of the German city ranking 2018 by IW Consult / Wirtschaftswoche. “Darmstadt remains the high tech center of the Rhine Main Neckar metropolitan region and as in the prior two years is ranked first in the future ranking category.”
SFM Systems GmbH located in Darmstadt and founded out of the Technical University Darmstadt has reached the semifinals of the Hessische Gründerpreis (Hessian Founders Price). It is developing a digital shopfloor management software.
Start-up Xelera Technologies from Darmstadt was awarded the Founder’s Prize at the IFA exhibition in Berlin. The goal of the founders is to accelerate the data processing in data centers by eighty times, consuming one third less power.
FinLab AG and Main Incubator, the research and development unit of Commerzbank, have invested a seven digit figure in the startup Authdata located in Darmstadt. It offers a software for online identification via smartphone and identity card, which e.g. especially relevant for financial institutions.
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