Making microchips requires completely sterile environments and lots of ultrapure water. That always meant, in turn, that the control valves for such water had to be laboriously monitored by human beings. But not any more.
Industries / Digital Economy
Start-up Oviva from the city of Potsdam near Berlin believes that one key to combatting conditions like diabetes, obesity and physical intolerances is nutrition. So it has come up with two apps to help people manage what they eat.
Communications giant Telekom and its investment partner Softbank say they’re putting USD 50 million into innovative German newcomer IoT firm 1nce.
With schools scrambling to teach children during Covid-19 lockdowns, teachers and parents discovered the value of educational technology. International companies are already finding a foothold in this rapidly growing market.
US television aggregator Roku says it will be launching operations in the heart of Europe this fall. Its streaming players will offer content from German broadcasters along with Netflix, Amazon and Disney for the German market.
After a USD 700 million funding round, online commerce company Berlin Brands Group (BBG) has cracked the coveted one billion mark.
A cool one billion euros – that’s how much tech colossus Google is putting into cloud computing infrastructure and sustainable electricity in the heart of Europe from now until 2030.
The popularity of online financial and insurance services has created a bumper crop of opportunities for start-ups in both new areas and established sectors. International companies looking for a foothold in Germany can take advantage of this trend.
Thomas Jarzombek is the German Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups and the Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy. It’s a combination that says a lot about the directions Germany wants to take in the coming years, and we got the chance to ask some questions about the country’s future strategies.
Xentral Software, the brainchild of Claudia and Benedict Sauter from the southern German city of Augsburg, may be aimed at smaller businesses. But the waves it’s making are surprisingly big.