“Commercially we have to be here to place our systems”

Markets Germany asked Intuitive Surgical Germany Vice-President and General Manager Dirk Barten why Germany is just what the doctor ordered for his company.

Amazon Opens New R&D Center in Dresden

Political VIPs turned out for a tape-cutting ceremony at Amazon’s new research and development facility in the Saxon city of Dresden.

Standard-Setting Electric Utility Vehicle Battery Factory Opens in Germany

German battery maker Akasol has officially inaugurated its “Gigafactory 1” in the western German city of Darmstadt.

Maximizing Minimally Invasive Surgery

The specialist but lucrative German market for minimally invasive surgery is increasingly open to small and medium-sized players from all over the globe. Government support at the national and regional level is boosting this trend.

A Summer of Business Expansion

If the number of international companies increasing their activities is a good measure, then the economic recovery from coronavirus constraints is well underway in the regional state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).

German Start-Ups Notch Record VC Levels in First Half of 2021

More venture capital is flowing into fledgling German firms than ever before – that’s the conclusion of an analysis of the initial six months of 2021 by business consultants Ernst & Young (EY).

“Commercially we have to be here to place our systems”

We asked Intuitive Surgical Germany Vice-President and General Manager Dirk Barten why Germany is just what the doctor ordered for his company.

Brexodus or Stay at Home? 2020 UK-to-Germany Foreign Direct Investment

We caught up with Robert Scheid, Director of GTAI’s London Office, and asked him about larger UK-to-Germany business trends. He predicts a massive investment backlog in the years to come.

FDI Perspective: A New Giant in the East

The construction of Tesla’s Gigafactory just outside of Berlin has prompted a flood of inquiries for e-mobility-related investments in the eastern German state of Brandenburg.

FDI Perspective: Battery Boom in Thuringia

When the biggest manufacturer of e-vehicle batteries in the world announced it was building a EUR 1.8 billion plant in Thuringia, eastern Germany, it gave other foreign companies confidence to follow.