Saxony’s “White Petroleum”

The discovery of substantial lithium reserves in old mines in Saxony promises lucrative investment opportunities for foreign companies. The mineral is a vital component in the batteries and fuel cells that will power the e-transportation revolution.

Desalinating Seawater with Solar Power

Cheap, clean water for far-flung places.

Mobile Charging Station for E-Cars

Berlin-based startup Chargery has designed a power delivery service with perks.

Malaria Beware!

New production process will save lives.

From Zurich with Love

Swiss software pioneer Netcetera came to Berlin.

Zeiss Invests in Jena

The group is now investing some EUR 300 million to build a high-tech new home in Jena for the roughly 2,100 employees of its Jena-based subsidiaries.

Siberian Retailer Sets Up Shop in Germany

The Russian discounter Torgservis reportedly plans to open more than 100 stores in Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.