Nuremberg Tech has a very long track record in applied research and development. As a driver of innovation within the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region, the university is closely interlinked with its cooperation partners and understands regional commitment as a core part of its mission.

Advances in technology and societal demands mean that academic institutions are continually faced with new challenges. In order to respond to those challenges, Nuremberg Tech carries out research within its institutes in a variety of forward-looking areas.