FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH is a leading international provider of scientific information and services. Its mission is to supply scientists and companies with professional research and patent information as well as to develop innovative information services. As a key player in the information infrastructure FIZ Karlsruhe pursues its own research programme and also cooperates with leading universities and research associations.

The institute collects tremendous quantities of information from a wide range of sources, assureing that this information can be accurately and reliably searched and analyzed at all times. It provides databases that contain around 1.5 billion documents. In addition, it is engaged in the development of innovative e-science solutions and services, including systems for the confidential management of research data. A core product in this area is zbMATH, the world's most complete reference service for mathematical research, compiled by a global network of academics.

FIZ Karlsruhe is a non-profit corporation and the largest non-university institution for information infrastructure in Germany.

FIZ Karlsruhe is a member of the Leibniz Association, which comprises almost 90 institutions involved in research activities and/or the development of scientific infrastructure.