A Different Kind of Airport Hub

The planned LabCampus at Munich Airport, which will cover an area equivalent to 70 soccer fields and is scheduled to open from 2022-25, is envisioned as an interdisciplinary meeting place for innovators, including creative minds, investors, start-ups, global players and entrepreneurs.

E-Bike Conversion Record

Some cyclists are converting their conventional two-wheeler into e-bikes, and that means opportunities for suppliers of conversion gear like Germany’s Pendix.

Transparent Clothing

Most people like buying clothing, but how many consumers really know everything about how their garments were produced?

Tossable Tableware

A biodegradable alternative to plastic.

Millions for E-Health

Doctolib – a French company that expanded to Berlin in 2016 – has raised €150 million in a second round of funding and is now a unicorn with an estimated value of more than €1 billion.

Porsche Air Taxis

Porsche teamed up with US aviation giant Boeing and is aiming to produce a workable vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi prototype by the end of 2020.

Smart Green Accelerator

Since 2013, the idyllic small city of Freiburg in southwestern Germany has been home to a networking center called Grünhof for sustainability-oriented innovators, creative minds and start-up enthusiasts.

Jute Packaging

Think packaging materials, and you’ll probably automatically think of Styrofoam. That’s something Alexandra Kletzsch, and her company Kompackt61, would like to change.