Major Deal in German Drone Logistics

German logistics company Zeitfracht Group has ordered 17 delivery drones made by hot young start-up Wingcopter, with an option for an addition 115 in the next two years.

Major Player: Belén Garijo, CEO of Merck

Belén Garijo made history in May 2021 when she became CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck as the first non-German to head the 350-year-old company, and also the first woman to lead a DAX company on her own.

Getting in on the Game

E-sports are booming like never before in Germany and the rest of Europe. Video game tournaments offer electrifying opportunities for sponsorship and brand awareness, so it’s not surprising that international sports players are joining the fray.

German Retail Turnover in 2021 Expected to Set Record

The Federal Statistical Office says that according to initial estimates, German retailers notched up a new record revenue level in 2021.

Meatless Goes Mainstream

The demand for vegetarian and vegan meat and dairy substitutes in Germany is growing exponentially – in the same way it did for organic products a decade ago. Connoisseurs of the food trade can dig into this exciting market.

Germany Selects Microelectronics Projects for Special Funding

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action has picked 32 business endeavors, with an investment volume of more than EUR 10 billion, to take part in the EU-wide IPCEI (Important Project of Common European Interest) for microelectronics and communications technology.

Parallel Trends: Sustainable E-Commerce

The coronavirus pandemic has revolutionized how Germans shop, especially for groceries. And the change has come hand in hand with increased concern about ecological and social issues. International investors are meeting this demand with organic, local and eco-friendly produce.

Semiconductor Self-Sufficiency in Europe

With growing global demand for computer chips amid a post-corona supply shortage, Germany and Europe are building up their domestic capacity. International electronics companies are positioning themselves to take advantage of the developments.

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.