GTAI-Workshop – Smart Cities in Germany: from Pilot to Market

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.

Germany’s Best Forecaster

Looking for some reliable economic prognostication? The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) should be on your list of places to consult.

fDi Diaries: ‘The crisis will be temporary’

GTAI’s head of investor consulting, Achim Hartig, spoke to Alex Irwin-Hunt from the Financial Times‘ fDi Intelligence about how Germany is doing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Vive la France!

Internationalization is on the cards for many French companies, observes Markus Hempel from the Paris office of Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI). As France’s closest neighbor, Germany is often the first port of call for French businesses aboard.

What’s ‘Small Talk’ in German?

Germans have a reputation for being scientific but rather humorless. But is this cultural stereotype true? Fiona Evans, U.S. consul general in Düsseldorf, considers the relationship between her countrymen and their German business partners.

Corona: “Germany’s Economic Structure Won’t Be Significantly Different after the Crisis”

We speak with Germany Trade and Invest Managing Director of Investor Consulting Achim Hartig about Germany’s relative success in dealing with the coronavirus threat and what will likely come next.

The New British Invasion

The number of companies from the UK expanding to Germany hit an all-time record in 2019. GTAI Expert Richard Todd discusses why.

Global Delivery Centers in Germany – Current Conditions

Interview with GTAI-expert Dr. Josefine Dutschmann published in the “Outsourcing Journal – Online Edition” about Germany becoming increasingly attractive for global delivery center providers.

Foreign Start-Ups in the German Energy Market

Interview with GTAI-expert Marlen Brüntrup published on “Start Up Energy Transition (SET)”, a global innovation platform supporting innovation in energy transition, powered by the German Energy Agency (dena), in cooperation with the World Energy Council.