Germany Leads Europe in Hydrogen Patents

A long-term study by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the International Energy Agency covering 2011-2020 has found that Europe’s largest economy also led the way in hydrogen patents on the continent.

One to Watch: Reetu Kainulainen, CEO and Co-Founder of Ultimate

Reetu Kainulainen laid the foundation for the virtual agent platform Ultimate at a hackathon in Helsinki in 2016.

Best of 2022

Throughout 2022, this website featured more than 300 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.

Unleash Future Boats

Autonomous cars have been a hot-button topic for years. But can the technology be brought to the oceans and rivers of the world? A team of entrepreneurs and engineers with experience in the German car industry is hoping their self-driving ship will come in.

German Air-Taxi Start-Up Leads List of VC Investments

Venture capital investments may have cooled off in many places around the world, including Germany. But a sextet of young firms defied gravity and sealed lucrative deals – here’s our bimonthly round-up.

German Tech Crucial to Next-Gen European Weather Satellite

Late in the evening on December 13 (MET), the Meteosat Third Generation Imager was brought into earth orbit. It’s capable of capturing bolts of lightning from regional thunderstorms nearly in real time.

Study Finds Berlin Inching Up Global Start-Up Rankings

The German capital has climbed one spot in the Startup Blink platform’s annual list of the world’s best locations for start-ups. Berlin placed 12th globally, third in Western Europe and second in the EU behind only Paris in 2022.

German Start-Up Makes Human Tissue With 3D Printer

It’s an innovation that fires the imagination and could have massive medical potential. Young Berlin company Cellbricks has successfully employed additive manufacturing to create simple, living human tissue.

RWE to Build Innovative 220 MW Smart Battery Bank

German power company RWE says it will construct a 220-megawatt battery storage facility in the western German regional state of North Rhine-Westphalia at the firm’s locations in Neurath and Hamm. The facility will encompass 690 lithium-ion battery blocks and will cost EUR 140 million.