DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik

Numbers & Facts

As the only research and development company in Germany, the DBI Group of companies serves the entire value chain of gas supply: from production, storage and network transport to the efficient, environmentally friendly use of renewable energy sources. In recent years, the DBI Group has thus become a unique institution in Europe.

1 Group of companies


The DBI Group of Companies consists of

the parent company

and its 100% subsidiary




Dr.-Ing. Jörg Nitzsche
Gert Müller-Syring
Olaf Walther

Dr.-Ing. Jörg Nitzsche
Gert Müller-Syring
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Krause

Special features
  • 100% subsidiary of the German Association of Gas and Water Professionals

  • Private company
  • Engineering, consulting and industry-oriented research and development
  • 100% subsidiary of DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik GmbH

  • non-profit research institution

  • Basic and applied research


2 Locations



8 Departments



The DBI Group currently employs around 100 people.



On average, the DBI Group employs 22 students & research assistants per year.

Annual yield
DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik GmbH: 6,2 Mio. EUR
DBI - Gastechnologisches Institut gGmbH Freiberg: 3,7 Mio. EUR