FDI in Germany: Facts and Figures for 2019

How many foreign companies have set up their business in Germany last year? Which countries are in the Top 3? GTAI’s annual FDI report for Germany is out. Check out our video for a brief summary.

Smart Thermostats

The Hamburg-based B2B start-up vilisto, which produces intelligent radiator thermostats, nabbed the German Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment this spring.

Foreign Direct Investments Yield Increased German Jobs Tally

United States, UK and Switzerland among the top three foreign investors in Germany.

Germany Named Top Inward Foreign Investment Country

Site Selection magazine has named Germany the world‘s best country to invest in, ahead of the United Kingdom and Australia. And Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) was chosen as the second best national agency for international investment behind our colleagues from Ireland (congratulations!)

German Ministry Invests Record Sum in Corona Vaccine Development

Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research is putting up to EUR 750 million into national efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine. This money comes on top of what Germany is already investing in international efforts to come up with a vaccine.

Online Medicine: Teledermatology

Teledermatology is becoming popular Germany. The prize-winning Swiss sector leader OnlineDoctor has expanded its services, partnering with the Professional Association of German Dermatologists and attracting more than 150 physicians to its Internet platform “online doctor”.

3D Printing from Australia: Expansion to Germany in Times of Corona

Australian maker of 3D printers SPEE3D hasn’t let the Covid-19 pandemic hinder the founding of a German subsidiary. And the company may have an ace up its sleeve.

Corona: The Unlikely Connection Between Face Masks and Communist East Germany

Three decades on from the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification, the communist period in the east has largely been consigned to history. But there is one significant trace of the socialist past still evident in the world’s reaction to the coronavirus.

New Corona Antibody Test Made in Germany “99.8 Percent Accurate”

Researchers in Penzberg, Bavaria have developed the test for Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche that is being hailed as a “milestone” in the fight against the corona-virus.

GTAI: First Contact for Investment in Germany

Markets Germany talks to Silvia Obajdin and Alexander Walter from the team of specialist advisors at GTAI’s Invest Support Services.