Milestone in German E-Health

A new milestone will be reached this August in the digital transformation of the German healthcare system, when statutory and private health insurance companies launch “Vivy,” the country’s first electronic health record.

Northern Highlights

Historically, Finland and Germany have strong relations and a similar business culture, making them natural business partners. Marc Lehnfeld, Director of Germany Trade & Invest’s Helsinki office, talks to us about working with Europe’s northeast territories.

Software Robots On Patrol

Do online companies abide by the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation? Software robots are going to check this.

Largest Battery in Europe

The “EnspireME” battery will supply reserve capacity to the European electricity grid to guarantee its 50-hertz frequency.

Silicon Valley Bank Opens Branch in Frankfurt

As an indication of the growing importance of the German tech startup scene, the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is opening a branch in Frankfurt.

The Leisure Boom

Germany is flying the flag as the most popular destination for city breaks, reinforcing its strong position in the international tourism market. The trend is driven by bookings from European culture vultures and young people.

FinTech Shifts its Axis

Due to uncertainty in the market after the Brexit referendum, many FinTech companies and investors are now moving to Germany. From insurance to crypto-finance and SME lending, Germany’s startup cities are welcoming the new disruptors of finance.

GTAI: First Contact for Investment in Germany

Markets Germany talks to Silvia Obajdin and Fabian Möpert from the team of specialist advisors at GTAI’s Investor Support Services.