Top Investment 2018 in Brandenburg

Brandenburg, the economic and industrial belt around Berlin, has been a hit with British companies – such as Oxford Photovoltaics (PV). A total of 19 locations in Europe and the US had examined the technology company and then decided to start with the solar module development in Brandenburg.

Polish Entrepreneurs in Berlin

More and more Polish entrepreneurs – in fields ranging from fintech to medical technology to augmented reality – are coming to Berlin to realize their innovative ideas.

From Green Power to Green Fuel

The Dresden-based cleantech company Sunfire has developed an innovative, highly efficient technology to store and redistribute renewable energy – all while building on existing infrastructure.

Top Investments 2018 in Bavaria

Digitalisation and research – two crucial factors for the future of businesses played a big part in many companies’ location decisions this year. Bavaria offers excellent location factors in these areas, both for established companies as well as innovative start-ups.

One to Watch: Lauri Karp

EmformX offers an application programming interface (API) product and provides a platform that helps to simplify otherwise time-consuming financial and transaction data analysis.

Cure Your Plants with AI

The Plantix app, developed by the Hanover-based startup Peat, uses a database and algorithm to accurately recognize plant diseases, pests or nutrient deficiency.

No More “Virgin” Plastics

German sportswear giant Adidas announced that it will only use recycled plastics by 2024.

The “Bestseller Factory”

What started as a platform for authors to evaluate each other’s work has grown into a veritable bestseller factory.

Rubber from Dandelions

Automotive components maker Continental plans to start production of tires made from dandelion rubber in its research and testing facility in the northeastern German town of Anklam.