DLR facts

  • Personnel

    8002

    employees at DLR (2016 figures)

  • Supporting young researchers

    960

    doctoral students were supervised by DLR in 2016

  • Promoting education

    39,503

    school children visited DLR_School_Labs in 2016

  • Infrastructure

    40

    institutes, testing and operational facilities exist within DLR

  • Sites

    20

    sites are maintained by DLR throughout Germany

  • Budget

    925

    million euro was DLR’s research and operations budget in the financial year 2016

  • Aerospace budget

    1357

    million euro were managed within the DLR aerospace budget in the financial year 2015

  • Project Management Agency

    1105

    million euro was the amount of funds provided by the DLR Project Management Agency

  • Technology Marketing

    11

    technology transfer projects were supported by DLR in 2015

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