Sustainable Biochemicals in Germany’s East

Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Best of 2020

Throughout 2020, this website featured more than 350 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.

Octopus Energy Founds German Arm

British electricity platform Octopus Energy is testing the waters in the German market with a planned EUR 80 million expansion to Europe’s largest economy.

Oney Bank Comes to Germany

As part of a general European expansion, France’s Oney Bank is opening a German subsidiary in Munich.

Biotech Matchmaking

As Europe’s largest medical biotech market, Germany continues to attract foreign investment thanks to its many established companies and dynamic start-up sector. Gradian Diagnostics’ recent acquisition of Molzym is a fine example of international matchmaking, facilitated by Germany Trade & Invest.

Chinese billions for German battery plant

Chinese battery manufacturer SVOLT Energy Technology Company is establishing a new two-billion-euro facility for producing cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries in the German state of Saarland.

Germany: Ripe for Investment

GTAI’s new report on foreign direct investment shows that Germany remains a top destination for global investors.

Tesla Gigafactory Sets New Construction Speed “Record”

US electric carmaker Tesla has gotten off to a flying start in its goal of completing its first European “gigafactory” in Grünheide near Berlin.

Hyundai Comes to Bavaria

South Korea’s Hyundai Robotics has opened up its first Continental European office in Ismaning, just north of Munich.

Japanese Power in Saxony-Anhalt

Japanese battery and fuel-cell specialist HORIBA Fuelcon is investing EUR 30 million in expanding the Technologiepark Ostfalen technology center in Barleben in the eastern German state of Saxony Anhalt.