Digital Chemistry &
Digital Health

World-famous companies from the chemical and healthcare industries make their home between the Rhine and Neckar rivers. Now an ecosystem of innovation is forming in Mannheim and Ludwigshafen, where both industries drive digital transformation.


Digital Hub Rhein-Neckar GmbH, TZL
Donnersbergweg 1 
67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Dr. Frank Funke
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Tel.:  +49 (0)621 18064952


The metropolitan region of Rhine-Neckar is distinguished by a successful business culture and internationally recognised research centres. The Digital Hub Mannheim/Ludwigshafen strengthens these existing competences and combines them with an established network of start-up companies. Targeted methods are used to conduct research on the application of digitisation in the chemical and healthcare industries. Numerous municipalities and private venture capitalists ensure that innovative technologies and services can be brought to market faster.


  • Focal points: Digital Hub Chemistry and Digital Health
  • Supporters: Digital Hub Rhein-Neckar GmbH
  • Sponsors: BASF, SAP, Pepperl+Fuchs, Merck, Roche, Phoenix Group, IniNovation, Schrödinger, Gelita
  • Network Partners: mannheimer gründungszentren, Technologiepark Heidelberg, TZL Regionales Innovationszentrum Ludwigshafen, Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar, InnovationLab, Klima Arena