5G Remote-Controlled Trains

Mobile communications provider Vodafone has carried out the first-ever remote-controlled test run of a train using 5G technology. The test was carried out at the company’s smart Smart Rail Connectivity Campus in Germany’s central Erzgebirge region.

Property Platform

Hamburg fintech start-up Exporo hosts a digital platform for property investments and aims to make this sector accessible to small investors. “We want to change the way you invest in property,” Exporo CEO Simon Brunke says.

Combatting Abuse

The start-up Lytt from the city of Münster addresses one of the most prevalent problems in the working world: on-the-job harassment.

More and More Mail Order in Germany

Germans love to shop, but increasingly they prefer doing so without actually going to stores.

Going Cashless

German consumers can be fairly conservative, but they’re now catching on to the advantages of paying for purchases without physical money.

German-Israeli Cyber Security

Germans and Israelis are teaming up to ward off hacks and other digital attacks in a unique program of so-called partnership accelerators.

The Captain’s App

NautilusLog’s new app allows captains to record crucial data – such as speed, course, position, cargo, weather info and daily events – on their smartphones and then store it in a cloud for simplified access and distribution.

The Proactive Pulse Pad

The Berlin-based start-up Visseiro has come up with a simple, award-winning solution for monitoring key vital signs in real time: an ergonomically designed “smart pad” that can be used while seated through normal clothing, or even in a bed beneath a newborn baby.

Trade up Your Tractor

A Hamburg-based start-up, E-Farm, now active on four continents, has developed a mobile app and online platform that makes it easy to advertise, search for, and purchase a wide range of second-hand farm machinery.

A Google for Healthcare in Germany

The company Innoplexus is using blockchaintech to help organize that incredible wealth of knowledge. It’s like Google for healthcare. Innoplexus founder Gunjan Bhardwaj explains his ambitious project.