Chinese Battery Maker SVOLT Expands German Presence

One of the global leaders in battery technology and energy storage systems, SVOLT Energy Technology from China, will be building a production facility in the town of Lauchhammer in the eastern German state of Brandenburg.

German Startups Recycling Used Company Computers

Many companies and institutions regularly update their electronic hardware, replacing devices that are no longer state-of-the-art but are still perfectly functional. Startups have recognized a niche: repairing and recycling equipment for users who don’t need to be on the absolute cusp of the latest technology.

Billions in Business for US Chipmaker in Dresden

American semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries has announced a massive new investment in its production facility in the eastern German city of Dresden. The project will be worth at least USD one billion.

Taiwan Tensions Add Further Impetus to Diversification

The ongoing discord between China and the West over Taiwan, which produces two-thirds of the microchips essential to things like mobile phones and cars, has given rise to fears of renewed disruptions to critical supply chains.

US Chipmaker Commits to EUR 300 Million Expansion in Northern Germany

American semiconductor manufacturer Vishay is enlarging its production facilities in the northern German city of Itzehoe. The company has purchased three-hectare plot of land as part of a EUR 300 million project to expand its capacities.

Quantum Computing in Germany to Make Big Leap

The German-Finnish start-up IQM has taken in some EUR 128 million in funds from investors and rocketed up to sixth overall in terms of the volume of deals, according to business newspaper Handelsblatt.

Estonia’s Skeleton to Put EUR 220m into German Supercapacitor Facility

Estonian maker of supercapacitors Skeleton Technologies has committed to a major five-year investment in the Leipzig suburb of Markranstädt in eastern Germany. The company will will utilize technology from German electronics giant Siemens.

Webb Telescope: German Tech Contributes to Spectacular Images

The stunning pictures of space made by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have caused jaws to drop across planet Earth. And they are themselves the result of a global effort including the European and Canadian space agencies.

“We’ve Found the Perfect Location in Germany”

In March, Intel announced it would be building a billion-euro new microchip production facility in the eastern German city of Magdeburg. Intel Germany’s managing director Christin Eisenschmid tells Markets Germany how this record foreign direct investment came about.

German Electronic Security Market Now Worth Almost EUR 5 Billion

Germany’s leading electronics trade organization zvei and the country’s national association for security technology bhe say that the sector grew 4.5 percent in 2021, reaching a record value of EUR 4.9 billion.