Top Investments 2022 in Berlin

For the second year in a row, Berlin has been voted as the startup capital. Traditional company Mercedes Benz opened its Mercedes-Benz Digital Factory Campus in 2022, and with the AMBER brand, regional competencies and the transparency of the synergy potential between 3D printing actors and industry will be bundled.

“There is huge potential for exchange, joint development and convergence of interest”

Grisha Alroi-Arloser, CEO of the German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce, looks back on how Israel weathered the corona pandemic and considers what the future holds for the long-established international partnership between his nation and Germany.

New Hopes on Chips

Starting in the 1990s, chip production migrated to low-wage countries in Asia. Does Europe have any chance of enticing it back? It has! In this episode we’ll talk to the woman leading Intel’s big expansion in Germany. And get insights from the managing director of something called Silicon Saxony.

German Companies Named WEF Lighthouses

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has honored two German firms as part of its Global Lighthouse Network initiative.

German GDP Rose by Two Percent in 2022

According to initial calculations by Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, price-adjusted gross domestic product was up by 1.9 percent last year. The figure is two percent when calendar effects are taken into account.

International Businesses are Expanding to Germany’s East

You may not have heard of Guben near Germany’s Polish border. But firms from Canada to China have chosen the town as their new business home. Indeed, more and more international companies are discovering the particular advantages of Germany’s east. Our new video explores why.

Business Incorporation Goes Digital

Setting up shop in Germany has never been easier thanks to recent technological improvements. Germany Trade & Invest expert Christina Schön walks us through the new possibilities.

German Games Industry Expects Big Things in 2023

The German Games Industry Association (game) says companies in the sector are feeling very good about the year ahead. In its most recent survey of the industry, 64 percent of firms interviewed rated their prospects as either positive or very positive, and 52 percent said they were planning to take on more staff.

Best of 2022

Throughout 2022, this website featured more than 300 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.

Unleash Future Boats

Autonomous cars have been a hot-button topic for years. But can the technology be brought to the oceans and rivers of the world? A team of entrepreneurs and engineers with experience in the German car industry is hoping their self-driving ship will come in.