Welcome to the EU Software-Cluster Benchmark 2013


How strong are the different European software clusters in their employment, turnover, human capital etc.?

How do they compare to each other and to the Silicon Valley?


S-C Solar.System flag enTo generate insight in this matter for future action the German Software-Cluster (concentrated around the cities of Darmstadt, Karlsruhe, Kaiserslautern and Saarbrücken) has commissioned an independent study conducted by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe, Germany.

The results of this study are presented on this website, the full study and additional images (high resolution) can also be downloaded here.

 Please click here to view the fully recorded online press conference that took place on November 25th, 2013


Media Contact:
Bernd Hartmann
Software-Cluster Coordination Office
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Phone: +49 6151-16-75212







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