Port of Hamburg Tests Long-Distance Logistics Control

More than 2000 kilometers separate the Estonian capital Tallinn from Munich. Nonetheless, HHLA – the company that runs the port of Hamburg (distance from Tallinn: over 1800 kilometers) – is currently testing a system that allows operators in the Bavarian capital to remotely control trucks in the box terminal in the Estonian city.

Start-Up Offers Online Retail Platform for Replacement Parts

The start-up SparePartsNow from the western German city of Aachen aims to make procurement of essential components cheaper and more efficient by cutting out intermediaries and providing manufacturers with a user-friendly B2B Internet platform.

German GDP Rose by Two Percent in 2022

According to initial calculations by Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, price-adjusted gross domestic product was up by 1.9 percent last year. The figure is two percent when calendar effects are taken into account.

International Businesses are Expanding to Germany’s East

You may not have heard of Guben near Germany’s Polish border. But firms from Canada to China have chosen the town as their new business home. Indeed, more and more international companies are discovering the particular advantages of Germany’s east. Our new video explores why.

Germany to Roll Out Digital Electricity Meters

The governing German cabinet is putting forward legislation to kick-start the use of so-called smart electricity meters. The new technology will allow consumers to adjust their power consumption to times when electricity is less expensive and react to fluctuations in the production of electricity from renewable sources.

Top Investments 2022 in Brandenburg

Brandenburg will soon be home to Europe’s largest lithium factory. The Canadian company Rock Tech Lithium is starting operations in the Lusatia industrial region.

Germany Leads Europe in Hydrogen Patents

A long-term study by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the International Energy Agency covering 2011-2020 has found that Europe’s largest economy also led the way in hydrogen patents on the continent.

Germany Invests 200 Million in Health IT

As part of the expansion phase of its Medicine Information Technology Initiative (MII), the German government will be putting some EUR 200 million into data-based health research. The funds will be allocated between now and 2026.

Darwin’s Solution for Complex Plastics

International companies that come to Germany get direct access not only to Europe’s biggest market but to a unique R&D landscape. The Japanese-German conglomerate behind the DarWIN tool is a prime example.

Texas Instruments Plans Logistics Center in Frankfurt

American tech giant Texas Instruments is going to construct a new production distribution facility in the western German city of Frankfurt am Main, home to Germany’s biggest airport. The logistics center will supply the company’s European customers with microchip and aims for one-day delivery. The facility will go into operation by the end of 2024.