»I am always very proud when we support interesting investment projects in Germany«

Peggy Görlitz has been working for Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) for around 12 years and supports foreign investors, and other stakeholders in the plastics industry.

Senior Founders

Who says you have to be young to have a young company? In fact, a recent study by the KfW, Germany’s state-owned development bank, found that one in six founders of innovative, growth-oriented startups in Germany is over 50 years old.

Smart Charging

The IO-ELON innovation is a cloud-based solution that collects data from vehicles – such as on battery and vehicle status –communicates it directly to charging stations, and thereby enables smart charging and a more efficient design of charging processes.

Hyperloop for Hamburg Port

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), which operates three terminals in the Port of Hamburg, is teaming up with the California-based R&D company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) as part of a joint venture to implement a test section running from a quay’s edge to a transfer station by 2021.

Detecting Fraud

Fraud costs e-commerce retailers billions each year, as do the rules-based fraud-detection systems they use to identify and block potential fraud.

Geothermal Energy: “Heat Turnaround”

They are calling it the “heat turnaround” in specialist circles, in a nod to Germany’s larger “energy turnaround.”

Most Innovative Country

The World Economic Forum (WEF) crowned Germany the most innovative country in the world.

Electronic Patient Files

The German healthcare system is one step closer to the introduction of electronic patient files – and the myriad benefits they will offer.

Organic Curries

The German startup “College Curries” aims to help economically disadvantaged families in India pay the required university fees for their children by giving Indian housewives the opportunity to market their personal curry mixture in Europe.