39-Minute Corona Test

Speed is of the essence in combatting the coronavirus pandemic, and German conglomerate Bosch is doing its bit with a new test it says will shorten the time needed to obtain result from 2.5 hours to 39 minutes.

Anti-Corona Antibodies

Scientists at Berlin’s Charité Research Hospital say that they have identified antibodies that can protect against the coronavirus.

Germany Extends Successful Coronavirus Short-Time Work Scheme

The Federal Government has decided to extend its Coronavirus Kurzarbeit (“Short-Time Work”) scheme through to the end of 2021 to maintain jobs and lay the way for economic recovery.

Vacation Vehicles Boom

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted millions of people’s holiday plans and rocked the travel industry. But there are a few winners from all the disruption – one of which is motorhomes and vacation vehicles.

German Economics Ministry Says Corona Recovery Well Underway

The German government is projecting 4.4 percent growth for 2021, with the economy likely to return to pre-corona levels in early 2022.

Gaming Industry in Time of Corona

Video games have been recommended by the World Health Organization as one way of potentially combatting the effects of lockdown and social distancing.

Trade Fair Organizers in Germany Restart After Covid-19 Shutdown

Germany is well known as one of the world’s top trade fair locations. Cancellation of events due to Covid-19 hit organizers hard. But new concepts allow for an optimistic outlook.

Germany’s Medical and Research Actors Respond to Corona Crisis

Concluding our week-long look at how various German industries’ are faring during the coronavirus pandemic, we scrutinize the medtech sector.

fDi Diaries: ‘The crisis will be temporary’

GTAI’s head of investor consulting, Achim Hartig, spoke to Alex Irwin-Hunt from the Financial Times‘ fDi Intelligence about how Germany is doing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Digital Payment Usage Up as Germans Forego Cash in Corona Crisis

In the fourth part of our series on German industries during the coronavirus pandemic, we look at the sudden surge in the digital payment sector.