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Tours of Berlin Adlershof

Experience 100 years of aviation history or the prototypes for a clean energy future – our guided tours of the site offer a unique experience for people of all ages.

Our expertly guided and tailored tours usually take two hours and consist of a presentation of the site and a walkabout. Further options include visiting companies or meeting our on-site researchers.

Do you want to offer your guests just a little bit more? We would be delighted to add a small tour to your event programme.

1. General Tour

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Cooperation between science and business
  • The Park’s marketing according to its technology profile

2. Secret Places

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Visits in laboratories, observation decks and landmarks, which are usually closed for the public.
    This includes the spherical laboratories or historic aviation buildings, for example, a faithful reconstruction of the Grade monoplane, and the Aerodynamic Park with the Great Wind Tunnel, the Tailspin Wind Channel, and the engine test bed.

3. History / Aviation

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Aviation history, Airfield Johannisthal
  • During the Cold War (Academy of the Sciences of the GDR, East German television, East German secret police’s guard regiment “Feliks Dzierzynski”)
  • After reunification
  • Current events

4. Business promotion / Technology park

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Cooperation between science and business
  • Cluster management
  • The Park’s marketing according to its technology profile
  • Incubation, start-up services and WISTA Management GmbH’s accelerator programme

5. The site’s development (architecture and urban planning)

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Concept, participation and implementation
  • Cooperation between site developers, investors and authorities
  • Urban development, infrastructure, development plan, components (university campus, science and technology, commerce, services, living, nature and leisure), neighbourhood development
  • The site’s sustainability concept: rain water collection concept, energy strategy, mobility development, preservation of landmarks
  • Outstanding buildings and projects (our technology centres, university buildings, the Student Village Adlershof, Living on Campus and many more)

6. Transition to clean energy (“Energiewende”)

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Cooperation between science and business
  • Showcasing the project “HighTech-LowEx Adlershof Energieeffiziente Stadt 2020+”
  • Concept, participation and implementation
  • Outstanding pilot projects (combined heat and power generation, storage concepts: electricity, heating and cooling applications, hydrogen; open grid networks, heating and cooling networks, low-energy designs for residential and commercial buildings, smart street and building lightning systems, commitment of LED technology for building lighting, energy management systems of grid stabilization), rainwater utilisation for building cooling)

7. Research / Innovation

  • The site’s history and development
  • The Technology Park’s layout, organisation, structure, and funding
  • Campus of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Non-university research facilities and their work
  • Cooperation between science and business
  • Digital transformation
  • Smart Cities
  • Digital manufacturing (“Industry 4.0”)

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