The Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau (Technische Hochschule Wildau - TH Wildau) is the largest University of Applied Sciences in the German federal state of Brandenburg. It is located near Germany's capital city, Berlin. In the region around Wildau numerous technology and business parks have been set up in recent years, with service industries and logistics centres, energy and environmental technology companies. The Research Group Transport Logistics at the Technical University of Applied Sciences in Wildau was founded in 2004, by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Herbert Sonntag. Logistic solutions, based on new technologies, are developed in collaboration with partners from the business and industry side. The research group has various laboratory facilities and resources - traffic simulation laboratory, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), RFID Lab. Cooperations with research partners exist with Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, as well as with major logistics companies and with the Institute for Transportation and Logistics - TransLogis in the TWZ in Wildau. In addition the research group guides and mentors performance-oriented interns and students in the intersecting fields of logistics and computer science.
Within SMARTSET, as a logistics expert, the Technical University of Applied Science Wildau supportedt the City of Berlin, for example in providing a general concept for long-haul supply for „Berlin-Tempelhof“, or in elaborating a policy paper about „incentives in Berlin – barriers, effects and feasibility“.