Research Factory for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

Powering vehicles – and especially trucks and buses – with hydrogen is considered a very promising and particularly climate-friendly alternative as long as it comes from water whose molecules have been split into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity generated by renewable source. Among the German organizations aiming to further develop this technology is Hyfab Baden-Württemberg, a research factory for fuel cells and hydrogen.

BM Bioscience Technology Expands

The thriving healthcare and medical technology sectors of the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern continue to grow.

Charging Networks for Electric Vehicles

As the German government and car manufacturers try to get more electric vehicles on the road, massive efforts are being made to ensure that charging stations for these vehicles are plentiful, ubiquitous and fast.

Germany Pumps Extra €500m into AI

The German government ups support for artificial intelligence by half a billion euros.

German Electronics Buck Economic Uncertainty

German electronic exports and imports up markedly in Q1 2019.

LNG Terminals in Germany

Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier announced that he hopes to install the legal framework for establishing one or more new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Germany before the end of the summer.

Alibaba Invests in KONUX

Alibaba was among a group of investors that helped the company KONUX raise USD 13 million in an extension of an earlier Series B financing round.

Deduction of R&D Expenditures from Tax

Investors might soon have yet another incentive to invest in Germany.

Mixed Reality in the Operating Room

A new technology developed in Hamburg could transform surgery across the world. The startup Apoqlar has developed the Virtual Surgery Instructor (VSI), a program that converts CT and MRI scans into 3D models that can be projected directly onto a patient and viewed by a surgeon wearing mixed reality glasses called the Microsoft HoloLens.

Recovering Phosphorus from Wastewater

The German government has stipulated that beginning in 2029 phosphorus must be recovered from wastewater and fed back into the economic cycle.