Two innovative water filtration systems from eastern Germany.
Setting up shop in Germany has never been easier thanks to recent technological improvements. Germany Trade & Invest expert Christina Schön walks us through the new possibilities.
Reetu Kainulainen laid the foundation for the virtual agent platform Ultimate at a hackathon in Helsinki in 2016.
Germany’s renowned Fraunhofer ISE Research Institute says that renewables accounted for 49.6 percent of the publicly generated electricity in the country (491.51 terawatt hours) last year. Fossil fuels made up 43.8 percent and nuclear energy 6.7 percent.
The German Games Industry Association (game) says companies in the sector are feeling very good about the year ahead. In its most recent survey of the industry, 64 percent of firms interviewed rated their prospects as either positive or very positive, and 52 percent said they were planning to take on more staff.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences and the Institute for Auditory Neuroscience in Göttingen have come up with a treatment for synaptic deafness in very young, hearing-impaired children.
Despite rising energy costs and other global disruptions resulting from Russia’s war against Ukraine, more international companies expanded to Germany in 2022 than the previous year. That’s according to Robert Hermann, the CEO of Germany Trade & Invest, Germany international business promotion agency.
Autonomous cars have been a hot-button topic for years. But can the technology be brought to the oceans and rivers of the world? A team of entrepreneurs and engineers with experience in the German car industry is hoping their self-driving ship will come in.
For years, economic development in eastern Germany has lagged behind the rest of the country, but a series of massive business expansion projects is turning the tide. The national government’s commissioner for eastern Germany, Carsten Schneider, discusses the growing momentum in those regions.
North Rhine-Westphalia is Germany’s No. 1 investment location. Around 22,000 foreign companies have already invested here and control their German or European activities from North Rhine-Westphalia. The state maintains a consistently high level of foreign direct investments – a few highlights to be named here.