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The World from a Logistics Point of View

Protect the environment and resources, guarantee the supply of urban systems and maintain individuality: these three social challenges define the scope of activities within the EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr. The EffizienzCluster considers the world from this point of view and promotes logistics’ most fundamental task i.e. it creates efficient logistics.

The Profile of the Cluster

  • 160 companies and twelve scientific institutions as well as numerous key players connected with this field are working on logistic solutions to face the challenges of the future in 30 projects and eight associated projects as part of the Federal Government’s “Leading Edge Cluster” (Spitzencluster).
  • The key players from the worlds of business and science are driven by the awareness that it is logistics which can make a decisive contribution to mastering the economic, ecological and social challenges connected to the megatrends.
  • Interaction between the key players and the close cooperation between science and business are important factors for the success of this, the biggest cluster in Europe for logistics research and innovation.


Overview of the Topics
Spitzencluster Wettbewerb

"Leading Edge" Spitzencluster Competition

Innovations for more growth: EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr is one of the “leading edge” clusters. more

Mission & Ziele

Mission & Objectives

Protect the environment, guarantee supply, maintain individuality: the triad of tomorrow’s logistics. more

EffizienzCluster e.V.

EffizienzCluster association

Know more, move more: This network of companies provides first hand information. more



In dialogue: Renowned experts and sources of competence initiate a “Cycle of Ideas“. more



Stronger together: Partners from business and science support the cluster. more


Cluster Management

Managing innovations: EffizienzCluster Management GmbH coordinates and networks. more

Funded by

IT as a driver of innovation


A compass for the logistics


Members of EffizienzCluster

EffizienzCluster Management GmbH
Kölner Str. 80 - 82
45481 Mülheim an der Ruhr

Tel.: 0208-9925 - 255
Fax: 0208-9925 - 222
E-Mail: info@effizienzcluster.de