Diskussionsbeiträge aus dem Institut für Wirtschaft und Verkehr 5/2000
In this paper, the chances of Saxony's capital city Dresden to become Eastern Germany's first high-tech-region is discussed. A presentation of the theoretical background of innovative milieux is followed by an overview of the region's universities, R&D institutes and other facilities relevant for milieu formation. Afterwards, the establishment of high-tech enterprises in the Dresden area is analyzed. The paper concludes giving a view of the region's further development potential.