Germany Gears Up for Digital

When it comes to many aspects of digital transformation, Germany is in the middle of the European pack. But both government and business want that to change – and fast. That’s good news for innovative tech companies looking for a foothold in the heart of Europe.

Germany – The European Heart of Life Sciences

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the importance of world-class health industries. That’s precisely what Germany has – although there’s plenty of room for innovative international companies to do business in the country’s massive lifesciences market.

Germans Warm to Social Shopping

A new study carried out by business magazine Wirtschaftswoche und pollsters YouGov suggests that people in the country are growing more enthusiastic about so-called social shopping.

Japan and Germany Bond Over Robots

German installations of industrial robots have remained basically steady, which is good news for partners like Japan, whose own sector struggled.

Germany’s Quantum Future

Faster, more powerful and smarter – that’s what Germany is aiming to become by supporting the development of quantum supercomputers. International quantum hardware and application companies are starting to take notice.

German Energy Giant to Invest Billions in Power Grid

EUR 27 billion – that’s how much leading energy company E.on says it’s prepared to put into Germany’s transition to green energy, with the lion’s share of that money going to improving the country’s power grid.

“Companies are thinking about how to reduce supply-chain dependency”

Restricted mobility due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent supply bottlenecks have underscored the advantages of 3D printing – and that’s not the technology’s only benefit.

Germany Leads the European EV Market

A new study published by Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and pollsters YouGov – the Electric Car Market & Innovation Report 2021 – confirms Germany’s predominance in the European electric vehicle sector.

Sunny Days Again for German Solar

The solar industry in Germany has emerged from a period of slow growth and is back on track, thanks to the country’s ambitious climate goals and a little help from international companies.

Printing the Future in 3D

3D printing was once just a convenient, if expensive, way to construct prototypes and a niche for gadget lovers. No longer. Thanks to Germany’s technological expertise and its broad industrial landscape, additive manufacturing is now a USD 12.6 billion market with plenty of opportunities for international businesses.