ABB Corporate Research Center in Germany

Established in 1959

The ABB Corporate Research Center in Germany is located in Ladenburg, halfway between the cities of Mannheim and Heidelberg. Together with our colleagues in other research centers we develop technologies for future innovative products, solutions and services for ABB businesses in plant automation, factory automation, building automation, power products and ABB’s service business.

Our focus areas include:

  • Software systems
  • Operations management
  • Analytics and software applications
  • Mechatronics and actuators
  • Robotics and manufacturing
  • Industrial sensor technology
  • Intelligent devices

We collaborate with leading technical universities, such as Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), RWTH Aachen, TU Dortmund, TU Darmstadt, TU Dresden, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, as well as Carnegie Mellon University and Imperial College London.

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