Sector in brief

Bavaria is home to leading global systems companies and is the location for numerous suppliers and technical service providers. Manufacturers of special equipment are based here, as are leading international scientific and educational institutions. The Bavarian state government provides unique framework conditions for the industry with a wide range of support measures. As part of the High-Tech Agenda Plus (HTA+) for example, Bavaria will provide additional funding for the aerospace sector in the coming years, among other things to promote disruptive innovations as well as technological advancements. In this way, the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy is making an important contribution to promoting innovation in the aerospace industry throughout Germany.

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companies are active in Bavaria

The main focus is on the construction of aircraft, aircraft engines, helicopters and spacecraft. In addition, satellite navigation represents another core area. Around 30,000 engineers, technicians and skilled workers in the aerospace industry – more than one-third of the workforce in this sector nationwide – are employed in Bavaria at more than 450 companies. They generate annual sales of around 11 billion euros.

Aerospace & Satnav industry figures


Satnav companies in Bavaria


employees in this industry


billion euros in sales by aerospace manufacturing companies


aerospace companies in Bavaria

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    Companies in the Bavarian aerospace & satnav sector

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