About us

Bitkom represents more than 2,500 companies of the digital economy. Through IT- and communication services alone, our members generate a domestic annual turnover of 190 billion Euros. The members employ more than 2 million people in Germany. They offer a wide range of software technologies, IT-services, and telecommunications or internet services, produce hardware and consumer electronics, operate in the digital media sector or are in other ways affiliated with the digital economy. A strong European digital policy and a fully integrated digital single market are at the heart of Bitkom’s concerns, as well as establishing Germany as a key driver of digital change in Europe and globally.

Achim Berg, President of Bitkom Bitkom

Our topics

Digital Transformation in all Sectors

The economy is becoming digital: traditional sectors and leading industries merge with digital solutions. We offer support for companies facing the challenge of digital transformation.

Education & Work

Innovative solutions transform the way adults and children learn in- and outside of schools. A digitized work life streamlines processes and increases efficiency in every position.

Data Privacy & Security

Data security, responsible handling of data and constantly updated legal regulations are key to innovation and consumer protection. We build trust in a digitised world.

Tech & Software

Implementation of innovative technologies is the foundation of digital innovation. We offer orientation and prepare markets.


The digital economy is constantly disrupted through solutions provided by innovative tech startups. For both innovative freedom and security, we are dedicated to a founder-friendly environment.

Politics & Law

We advocate for ideal political and legal framework conditions in the digital economy to carve the way for digital innovation.

Management & SMEs

SMEs and Managers need to adapt their strategies to the rapid transformation of digital solutions to stay on top of the industry. We support the global competitiveness of German SMEs through digitisation.

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