Gaia-X Project

The Gaia-X project advocated by German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier is a “decentralized hyperscaler” that would link individual data pools of leading German companies.

Measuring Buying Habits

Online retail is a competitive business, and every little advantage can make the difference. Artificial intelligence can provide the edge, as Berlin start-up Aristander AI is hoping clients will agree.

Hydrogen Storage Power Plant

The region of Lusatia in eastern Germany is one of the areas most affected by the country’s decision to phase out coal mining by 2038 at the latest. As part of a larger support package, a reference hydrogen storage power plant project will be funded in the region and tested under real-world conditions.

Start-Up Matchmaking

Capmatcher uses intelligent technology – the founders chafe at the term “AI” – to pair up entrepreneurs with suitable investors.

AI Boom in Germany

Artificial intelligence is on the rise in Germany, and nowhere is the boom any greater than in the capital Berlin.

Blockchain Journalism

One of the biggest problems faced by online journalism is the difficulty of monetarizing reporting – even though according to Price Waterhouse Cooper 43 percent of Germans are prepared to pay for it.

Removing Barriers

Investing in Germany’s future has rarely been easier. Lawmakers recently passed forward-thinking legislation that will usher in a wave of new opportunities for investors, both domestic and foreign.

Streetlights as Charging Stations

Berlin start-up Ubitricity, which was founded in 2008 has come up with a simple, cost-effective way of upgrading existing streetlights into power providers for EVs.

A Unicorn for Duisburg

US company ThoughtSpot, a leading provider of search- and AI-based analyses for businesses, has established its headquarters for German-speaking Europe in Duisburg’s downtown port district.

Flying High

Leipzig/Halle Airport has signed a memorandum of understanding to cement a long-term strategic partnership with the Volga-Dnepr Group, a Russian airline holding company headquartered in Moscow that bills itself as a world leader in the transport of oversize, unique and heavy air cargo.