Vorsprung durch Technik or Universitat?
Influential experts are worried that the German economic powerhouse is running out of steam. Where is German innovation, they ask? Why do so few German universities rank among the world leaders? Peter Day reports from Munich.
Producer: Caroline Bayley.
Contributors to this programme
Chief Economist Berenberg Bank
Professor Economics at Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich and Head of Department of Human Capital and Innovation, Ifo Institute
Professor Bernd Huber
President Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich
Professor Christoph Kutter
Director Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies
Professor Wolfgang Herrmann
President Technical University of Munich
Dr Kai Grassie
Chief Technology Officer Giesecke & Devrient
Dr Norbert Luetke-Entrup
head of Corporate Technology and Innovation Management, Siemens