The economy in the Ulm Innovation Region is well-positioned. A balanced mix of branches ensures security during crises. The high economic force within the region is shown by its top positions in numerous studies ad rankings. In many fields, it is considered one of the leading regions in Germany.
International key players have a strong effect on the core competencies of the Ulm Innovation Region, its technological competitiveness and international orientation.
A small selection of the companies which make their presence felt on our region:Largest automobile supplier worldwide (Bosch), largest pharmaceuticals company worldwide (Pfizer), fourth-largest generic drugs manufacturer worldwide (ratiopharm), largest European construction machine manufacturer (Liebherr), international market leader for sheet-fed offset printing systems (Heidelberger Druck), largest international Omnibus manufacturer (EvoBus), second-largest manufacturer of trucks in Europe and the largest manufacturer of turntable ladders worldwide (Iveco).
In addition to the large companies, the medium-sized and mainly family-run companies form the economic backbone of the region and have a major effect on the employment rates, control force and location security.