The Blockchain Valley is the leading competence cluster for blockchain technologies in Germany with the first legal ICO, outstanding pilot projects and numerous blockchain companies.
The business location Albstadt is centrally located – surrounded by the metropolitan regions of Stuttgart, Munich, Zurich and Basel; flanked by Black Forest and Lake Constance in the Neckaralb region.
The dynamics of the economy is characterized by diligence, the ability and commitment of the employees and is controlled by future-oriented entrepreneurs. With TELENORMA and TE-FOOD International, Blockchain-Valley and thus Albstadt has world-leading blockchain service providers and leading international expertise for legally compliant ICOs in Germany.
In addition, Albstadt with the Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, an Industry 4.0 study course and the state-of-the-art Technologiewerkstatt is optimally equipped to help shape the future of blockchain industrial applications. Technologiewerkstatt is not only a place of communication for young entrepreneurs and the latest technologies, but also a center for knowledge transfer – from the university to the company and into the future.
The university is active in research in its various disciplines. The Institute for Applied Research (IAF) bundles and promotes the activities. It is also an important link between research-based companies and the university. Under the umbrella of the IAF, in addition to the Institute of Engineering and Economics, there are four specialized institutes in the fields of life sciences, computer science and mechanical engineering.