Electricity-Run Bicycle Trailer

Customers of the IKEA store in the Altona district of Hamburg were recently allowed to test the electricity-run bicycle trailer of the Hamburg-based startup Nüwiel.

German Federal Report on Research and Innovation 2018

The Federal Report on Research and Innovation 2018, adopted by the Federal Cabinet this summer, confirms that Germany continues to be at the forefront of international competitiveness thanks to its research and innovation (R&I) efforts.

Hello to Green Hydrogen

The green hydrogen economy in Eastern Germany is a key element in Germany’s plan to transition to renewable energy sources by 2020. The HYPOS cluster demonstrates how hydrogen can be a safe, cost-effective and widely-used energy carrier.

Hosokawa Alpine Plans New Logistics Center in Augsburg

Hosokawa Alpine has announced plans to build a new logistics center in Augsburg to take advantage of the region’s GVZ freight traffic center, which offers optimal road and railway connections.

Network Research

The new Ericsson IoT Business Lab in Herzogenrath near Aachen has been in operation for four months now.

Largest Coating Plant for Tools

The Liechtenstein-headquartered coating specialist Oerlikon Balzers has opened the largest European coating plant for tools in Bielefeld.

The “Data Fort Knox” of Saxony-Anhalt

With the data center “Biere 2” being completed in fall 2018, T-Systems is expected to become one of the leading service providers in the European cloud market.

Bridging the Skills Gap

Mario Kratsch, vice president at the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC), explains how German-style dual apprenticeship training – one of the bedrocks of German economic success – could solve the shortage of skilled workers in the U.S.

Pret A Manger Comes to Germany

In the fall of 2018, the British sandwich chain Pret A Manger will open its first franchise in Germany.

“Startupnight 2018” in Berlin

Germany’s largest startup trade fair, will be held on September 7 in four locations in Berlin’s Mitte district.