Cancer Self-Defense Discovery

Genetics researchers at the University of Bayreuth have discovered a natural process that protects healthy human cells from attacks by harmful cancerous ones.

Ten-in-One Electric Vehicle

Lots of motor vehicles try to appeal to customers with their flexibility, but new German automaker Electric Brands is considerably raising the bar. The firm’s eBussy is a small, modular electric vehicle that can be reassembled into pick-up trucks, capers and vans of no fewer than ten different shapes and sizes.

Robotic Clean-up

The Swiss have a reputation for being able to make everything run like clockwork. So leave it them to come up with an automated solution to sweeping up German streets and warehouses.

Start-Up Games Winner

On July 23, the Ministry of Economic affair and Energy’s Digital Hub Initiative – together Dutch group The Next Web – hosted its first-ever “Start-Up Games.” The event saw innovative fledgling businesses pitching ideas to international investors. And the winner was Hamburg’s Breeze Technologies.

Reducing Plastic Waste

One source of the plastic waste that is increasingly endangering the environment, particularly in the world’s oceans, are detergent and cleaning solvent containers. German company Ecotab is trying to do something about that.

Germany’s Medical and Research Actors Respond to Corona Crisis

Concluding our week-long look at how various German industries’ are faring during the coronavirus pandemic, we scrutinize the medtech sector.

fDi Diaries: ‘The crisis will be temporary’

GTAI’s head of investor consulting, Achim Hartig, spoke to Alex Irwin-Hunt from the Financial Times‘ fDi Intelligence about how Germany is doing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Digital Payment Usage Up as Germans Forego Cash in Corona Crisis

In the fourth part of our series on German industries during the coronavirus pandemic, we look at the sudden surge in the digital payment sector.

Logistics in Germany Rises to Covid-19

Continuing our week-long look at how various German industries’ are faring during the coronavirus pandemic, we scrutinize the logistics sector.

Siemens: “Hydrogen is the future for CO2-free provision of energy”

Markets Germany had the chance to put a number of questions about hydrogen to Armin Schnettler, CEO of New Energy Business at Siemens Energy, who sees bright things ahead for H2 in Germany and elsewhere.