ZAL for your research

The ZAL TechCenter has an impressive, state-of-the-art facility for civil aviation research that comprises of hangars, laboratories, and offices. The 26,000 square meters of space offers room to work and cooperate with customers, suppliers, and business partners.

The modernly equipped areas can be rented in small units starting from approximately 50 square meters, whereby room layout and equipment can be customized within limits according to the partner’s wishes. Ask for a free rental offer. We will be happy to present available rental space to you in person. Give us a call!

Conference Center

Our modern conference center offers rooms for workshops, meetings, conferences, and product presentations. If you would like a photographer for your event, please let us know in advance. Photography and filming are only possible with early notification in order to avoid scheduling conflicts.

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The twelve meeting rooms are equipped with table connections for electricity, LAN, projector and screen. They have the following capacity: one with twenty seats, one with sixteen seats, ten with twelve seats each.

The auditorium can accommodate up to 200 people. The equipment in the room includes high-quality presentation technology with a lectern, screens, as well as centrally controlled projectors, sound system and lighting.

The Greenhouse is a creative room with a refreshing green ambience. The room is fashioned after a greenhouse and can accommodate up to 14 people. It is equipped with projectors, whiteboards and magnetic walls.

The Odeon is a creative space that can accommodate up to 27 people. The room is based on a classic amphitheater, as the name suggests. It is particularly suitable for project meetings, lectures and workshops and is equipped with lap desks, magnetic whiteboards, as well as a screen and projector.

The meaning of the name, Café Serendipity, is also it’s credo – a space created for happy coincidences. At the large table, the tenants have a cup of coffee and get into conversation with each other. And perhaps an exciting, innovative research project emerges from it. A café in the spirit of Open Innovation.

The innovation marketplace offers an attractive setting for product presentations, exhibitions and much more, on an area of around 200 m².


A self-service restaurant with about 150 seats provides catering for all guests. During the summer months, the restaurant area is complemented by a terrace facing the Steendiek Canal, which invites visitors to enjoy a view across the Elbe river.

The daily menu of the restaurant includes dishes from a soup and salad bar, rotating daily menu options, and a selection of desserts. The Restaurant includes a refreshment bar with coffee, soft drinks, and hot and cold snacks to complement the menu.

All guests are welcome at the ZAL restaurant. Our culinary offers are paid for without cash, using a lunch card available on site which simply needs to be charged up beforehand.

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