The Energie Campus Nürnberg (EnCN) is an interdisciplinary platform for energy research. Its purpose is to develop the technologies required for a sustainable energy supply based on renewable energy sources. Cooperation partners are combining existing competences from universities, research institutes and applied sciences. The energy supply chain is regarded as an overall system in the areas of production, storage, distribution and usage. The EnCN programs expand on existing expert research in materials science, power electronics and information and communication technologies. In addition, the research focuses on the user, with the primary goal to develop technologies which will be accepted by society. Transfer of the results to industry is an important part of the EnCN concept. Aiming to be the development partner for companies in all aspects of energy technologies EnCN offers individual solutions from basic research and applied sciences to the product.