German Firms Fighting Covid-19

German companies are at the heart of the emergency development of potential coronavirus vaccines. That’s no accident considering Germany’s importance in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Germany Trade & Invest Director of Chemicals and Health Marcus Schmidt gives us the lowdown on this crucial area.

Structural Change = Creative Solutions

Structural change in Germany offers foreign investors a myriad of opportunities. Marco Wanderwitz, the Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States, explains how the state supports foreign direct investment.

TESLA in Germany

Stefan di Bitonto, expert for the automotive industry at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) talks about TESLA in Germany.

Double Act

GTAI’s two-man team in London works to foster German-UK business ties: Robert Scheid helps UK-based companies looking to expand to Germany; while Marc Lehnfeld provides market intelligence for German exporters seeking new business opportunities in the UK.

German American Collaboration

Emilio Brahmst, director of Germany Trade and Invest’s (GTAI) Chicago office, uses his industry expertise to promote Germany in the U.S. Midwest.

Engineering Change

Dr. Volker Kefer, president of The Association of German Engineers (VDI), argues that Germany owes its reputation as a technical and manufacturing powerhouse to its engineers. However, engineers must train across disciplines to stay on top in the era of digitalization.

Germany Trade & Invest at the MEDICA

Germany is Europe’s number one healthcare market by volume: Patients, manufacturers and providers power a life science industry composed of thriving medical technology, pharmaceuticals, medical biotechnology, and digital health sectors.

Ten Years of GTAI

Over the past 10 years, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) has supported several thousand projects, helped foreign investors to set up shop in Germany, and contributed greatly to the positive development and further internationalization of the German economy in general, and the creation of new businesses and jobs specifically.

Best of the Decade

We asked the four industrial divisions of Germany Trade & Invest to name their most significant or interesting investment case studies over the past 10 years.

Deals Down Under

Heiko Stumpf has been in charge of the Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) office in Sydney, Australia since August 2018. Markets Germany talked to him about his experiences so far “Down Under.”