From summer 2021 most COVID restrictions were lifted in the UK, marking a gradual, ongoing return to normalcy. A number of companies took the opportunity to revisit and restart investment projects in Germany that had been put on hold.
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Sweden wants to take more of its originative designs to foreign markets. Germany Trade & Invest’s Sweden representative Michał Woźniak and Ralph-Georg Tischer, managing director of the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, discuss why Germany is its main focus.
Germany’s transition to a clean energy future has picked up additional momentum after the Russian attack on Ukraine. We talked to Thomas Grigoleit, Germany Trade & Invest Director of Energy, Construction and Environmental Technologies about what the future will hold.
Belén Garijo made history in May 2021 when she became CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck as the first non-German to head the 350-year-old company, and also the first woman to lead a DAX company on her own.
Finland’s technological prowess creates natural synergies with Germany. GTAI’s Finland representative Niklas Becker and Jan Feller, head of the German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, discuss future business prospects.
“The similarities between German and Chinese Greenfield investors often outweigh the differences” – that’s the conclusion drawn by Dennis Wilkens, Germany Trade & Invest’s China director. And that’s why lots of Chinese companies are setting up shop in Germany.
Judith Herzog-Kuballa, sustainability and CSR consultant for Germany’s Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA), argues that the corona pandemic has shown the need to combine environmental consciousness with responsible business practices.
Germany’s reputation as a business location has rarely been better among US companies. Frank Sportolari, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Germany, says that’s down to a number of physical, cultural and economic qualities.
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) will present best practices from German Smart City initiatives. Various experts from urban innovation networks, Smart City initiatives, Digital Innovation Hubs and financial services will discuss and present how German cities cope with the increasing urban agglomerations.
GTAI builds new bridges to the Emerald Isle.