US Companies Impressed with German Corona Response

Germany’s reaction to the coronavirus pandemic has bolstered the country’s standing among its American economic partners. In the 2020 edition of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany’s annual list of the top 50 US companies in Germany, US businesspeople give the country a grade of 1.8 as a business location. That’s higher than last year.

Medtecs Head List of German Start-Up Financing Winners

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, some companies managed to buck the trend and reel in some serious capital. Not surprisingly, they were led by medtechs, including the two firms widely known for working on Covid-19 vaccines.

Public German Insurers Accept Apps

October 6, 2020 will go down a watershed in the German healthcare system, as for the first time public insurers approved reimbursement to patients for apps prescribed by their doctors.

Germany Faces Challenges of Third Straight Dry Year

The German water sector already had plenty to deal with adjust to demographic change and migration to cities while trying to reduce micro pollutants and modernize the sewage system. But in the last years, it’s had to confront another critical issue: persistent drought.

“Corona Winners” in Germany

Some six months into the corona pandemic, the value of resilience is growing ever clearer. In our new video, we look at sectors of German business that represent opportunities amid this most disruptive crisis. Whether its telemedicine, fintech or pharmaceuticals, some clever entrepreneurs are turning the social change wrought by Covid-19 to their advantage. Check it out in our new video.

Pointing the Way Forward

Germany has received international praise for the early measures it took to limit the negative economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But how much of this was down to government policy? We take a closer look.

Economic Outlook

Interview with Michael Hüther: The director of the German Economic Institute in Cologne, considers Germany’s response to the corona crisis and the direction the economy will take.

Opportunity from Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has created new arenas and chances for investors interested in German businesses. The openings are particularly apparent in robotics, 3D printing, data protection and e-learning.

Tulip Blossoming

One U.S. company is pushing ahead with European expansion plans from its new base in Munich despite the corona crisis. Digitalization platform provider Tulip is confident that its future looks bright in Germany.

Covid Crisis Has Accelerated Progress

Interview with Thomas Jarzombek, the Ministry for Economic Affairs’ commissioner for the digital industry and start-ups.