At the technical universities and affiliated institutes in Saxony as well as Berlin-Brandenburg diverse topics of electromobility are taught. Germany's only university-owned EMC research laboratory is located here, where research on topics such as automation, lightweight construction and energy issues of the future is conducted. In Lusatia,  the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Görlitz-Zittau University of Applied Sciences have installed four university locations. The universities maintain close interdisciplinary cooperation with the nearby university locations in Wildau, Berlin, Dresden and Wroclaw. In particular, storage issues will play a central role in the Schwarze Pumpe Industry Park and in the future, in the Lusatian universities.