Lights on! In the beginning there was a light bulb ... In 1906, OSRAM was registered as a trademark in Berlin at the Imperial Patent Office. Nowadays, the OSRAM Group can look back on more than 100 years of success. The core business of the brand consists of innovative lighting solutions for industries, automotive needs, architecture, consumer electronics and the household. more information
In 1954, the company's headquarters moved from Berlin to Munich. Subject to times of constant change, new lighting solutions are continuously developed under the brand name OSRAM - from conventional incandescent lamps to gas-discharge lamps, LED lights to lasers and modern sensor technology. Over the years, OSRAM has increasingly expanded its expertise from a lamp manufacturer to a provider of forward-looking lighting technologies with novel applications ranging from the visible to the non-visible light spectrum. The possible applications and further development of new technologies are virtually unlimited. An average of two patents per day are registered by OSRAM, who is on the way to becoming a leading technology group.