Siemens AG, an electronics and electrical engineering company, operates in the industry, energy, and healthcare sectors worldwide. The company, formerly known as Siemens & Halske, was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany. Siemens' principal activities are in the fields of industry, energy, transportation and healthcare. It is organized into five main divisions: Industry, Energy, Healthcare, Infrastructure & Cities, and Siemens Financial Services (SFS). Siemens and its subsidiaries employ approximately 360,000 people across nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of approximately 73.5 billion euros for the year of 2011. In the industry sector, the company's portfolio ranges from industry automation and drives products and services to building, lighting, and mobility solutions and services, as well as includes system integration and solutions for plant business. It offers automation and drives, industrial solutions and services, transportation systems, Siemens building technologies, and OSRAM lighting solutions. In the energy sector, the company provides various solutions for the generation, transmission, and distribution of power, as well as for the extraction, conversion, and transport of oil and gas in the oil and gas industry. Siemens Energy Service delivers service solutions for gas turbines, steam turbines, generators or wind turbines to increase efficiency, reliability and availability throughout the entire lifecycle. From modernizations and upgrades, remote monitoring, lifetime extensions, and condition monitoring to logistical and turnkey service for onshore and offshore wind turbines, Siemens energy services work to achieve maximum success and efficiency. In the healthcare sector, Siemens develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic and therapeutic systems, devices, and consumables, as well as offers IT systems for clinical and administrative purposes. Other services include technical maintenance, professional, and consulting services. Siemens AG offers IT solutions and services, primarily information and communications systems. Further, the company provides financial products and services comprising commercial finance, equity and project finance, treasury and investment management, and project and export finance. Siemens AG offers insurance solutions, such as claims management, as well as acts as a broker of company-financed insurances for employees on business trips and foreign assignments. The company has equity investments in Nokia Siemens Networks B.V., a telecommunications infrastructure company; and BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH, a household appliance producer.

Research Grants 1,423 show all






Patents 403,194show all

  • 16,582
    H01H - Electric switches
  • 16,029
    H01L - Semiconductor devices
  • 15,796
    H04L - Transmission of digital information, e.g. telegraphic communication
  • 13,177
    G01R - Measuring electric variables
  • 11,959
    A61B - Diagnosis
  • 10,792
    H02K - Dynamo-electric machines
  • 10,362
    G06F - Electric digital data processing
  • 10,172
    H04Q - Selecting
  • 10,085
    Y02E - Reduction of greenhouse gas [ghg] emissions, related to energy generation, transmission or distribution
  • 8,221
    H04M - Telephonic communication

Clinical Trials 35show all

13N/A4Early Phase 14Phase 22Phase 12Phase 1/Phase 21Other

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Contact Information

Wittelsbacherplatz 2
Munich 80333


Total FundingEmployeesLast Funding DateStatus

Crunchbase Investment Rounds

DateAmountRoundValuationLead InvestorOther Investors
2018-03-15$5,169,148,063Post Ipo Equity
2010-07-19$8,900,000GrantUS Department of Energy

SEC Form D Funding Events

2008-12-15Unknown Unknown Other (Paper Filing)