Germany Launches New Support for Energy-Efficient Construction

EUR 750 million in low-interest loans are now on offer for construction and first-time purchases of domestic buildings and private homes in Germany. The money is part of an incentive program called “Climate-Friendly New Construction” (KFN) from the country’s state economic development bank KfW.

Public-Private German Start-Up Investment Fund Sets New Record

The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), the early-stage investment fund aimed at German-based start-ups, raised some EUR 500 million in its fourth and latest round. That’s the largest sum ever in the 18-year history of the fund. The HTGF currently has EUR 1.4 billion at its disposal.

3D Printing Firm Kicks Off One-Billion German Start-Up Fund

The German government’s DeepTech & Climate Fund (DTCF), which will dole out as much as EUR one billion to fledgling companies the years to come, has made its first investment. The Berlin additive manufacturing company xolo will receive EUR eight million in public and private support.

Top Investment 2022 in Saxony

The health industry and medical technology are among the sectors with great future potential and promise attractive growth and market opportunities for companies and investors. Saxony is excellently positioned for this.

Construction Underway on Million-Euro Semiconductor Logistic Center

American semiconductor and electronic components whiolesaler Avnet is building a new EUR 225 million facility near the town of Bernburg in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Diversification Will Secure the Future of Business in Germany

Whether its supply chains or markets, companies in Germany are diversifying in response to the many disruptions of the past couple of years. The trend applies to practically all sectors in the German economy and is opening up business opportunities for new players. This video explores the ongoing changes.

Eastern Germany Attracts Record-Breaking Chemical Recycling Facility

US chemicals giant Dow is teaming up with British recycling company Mura Technology to build a massive new plastic recycling plant in the town of Böhlen in the eastern German regional state of Saxony.

Cottbus to Get Germany’s Largest Floating PV Facility

The eastern German city of Cottbus near the Polish border has approved a proposal to construct a 21-megawatt-peak floating solar electricity production site. It will be the largest facility of its kind in the country.

Robust Growth Predicted for German IT Security

Germany’s digital industry association predicts that expenditures in the country for IT security will rise from EUR 6.9 billion in 2021 to EUR 10.3 billion in 2025.

Siemens Gamesa Builds World Record Wind Turbine

Spanish-German company Siemens has constructed a prototype wind turbine that could redefine the standards for wind electricity generation.