EU Allocates Millions for Corona Warning App

The idea is to network the German corona warning app with the EU Warn Gateway, allowing it to be used throughout the bloc.

Reducing Fertilizer

As of January 1, 2021, regulations of fertilizer use in Germany will be tightened as part of the country’s continuing efforts to reduce the presence of contaminants in the environment. Against this backdrop, experiments are underway in various places to test whether farmers can get by with less fertilizer.

Hydrogen Start-Up Enapter to Enter Mass Production

Saerbeck in the western German state of North-Rhine Westphalia is a modest-sized town of 7200 inhabitants, but it’s about to become a very big address in the hydrogen sector. That’s after Italian-Thai company Enapter announced it will begin mass production of its modular Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) electrolyzers there.

Remote Learning Made Simple

One million users a month – not bad for a fledgling company whose founders not so long ago struggled to earn ten euros on Youtube in that time span.

US Companies Impressed with German Corona Response

Germany’s reaction to the coronavirus pandemic has bolstered the country’s standing among its American economic partners. In the 2020 edition of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany’s annual list of the top 50 US companies in Germany, US businesspeople give the country a grade of 1.8 as a business location. That’s higher than last year.

Medtecs Head List of German Start-Up Financing Winners

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, some companies managed to buck the trend and reel in some serious capital. Not surprisingly, they were led by medtechs, including the two firms widely known for working on Covid-19 vaccines.

Public German Insurers Accept Apps

October 6, 2020 will go down a watershed in the German healthcare system, as for the first time public insurers approved reimbursement to patients for apps prescribed by their doctors.

Germany Faces Challenges of Third Straight Dry Year

The German water sector already had plenty to deal with adjust to demographic change and migration to cities while trying to reduce micro pollutants and modernize the sewage system. But in the last years, it’s had to confront another critical issue: persistent drought.

“Corona Winners” in Germany

Some six months into the corona pandemic, the value of resilience is growing ever clearer. In our new video, we look at sectors of German business that represent opportunities amid this most disruptive crisis. Whether its telemedicine, fintech or pharmaceuticals, some clever entrepreneurs are turning the social change wrought by Covid-19 to their advantage. Check it out in our new video.

Pointing the Way Forward

Germany has received international praise for the early measures it took to limit the negative economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But how much of this was down to government policy? We take a closer look.