In 2021 the German-French financial group ODDO BHF has decided to open a location in Saarland`s capital Saarbrücken.
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Expansions and new businesses of foreign companies in Hessen.
Despite the continuing adverse impact in 2021 of the Covid pandemic on global fdi activity, Bavaria again succeeded to attract companies from around the globe.
The Estonian Insta Globe Engineering OÜ, an internationally recognized industrial service provider for electrotechnical installations and commissioning in shipbuilding and mechanical and plant engineering, founded Insta Globe Engineering Deutschland GmbH in Kiel at the beginning of 2021.
The Vodafone Group announced that it will establish a global competence center for research, development, and innovation in Dresden.
Brandenburg will soon be home to Europe’s largest lithium factory. The Canadian company Rock Tech Lithium is starting operations in the Lusatia industrial region.
North Rhine-Westphalia is Germany’s No. 1 investment location. Around 20,000 foreign companies have already invested here and control their German or European activities from North Rhine-Westphalia. The state maintains a consistently high level of foreign direct investments – a few highlights to be named here.
New challenges, new work environments, new needs: in Bremen, as in many other regions, 2020 will go down in history as the year of digital change. Despite the crisis, Germany’s smallest federal state recorded 40 foreign direct investments (FDI) with around 252 jobs created last year.
The Latvian startup Maritime Digital relocated its headquarters from Riga to Lübeck in August 2020.
Brandenburg is becoming one of the leading locations of Germany’s mobility and energy transition. This attracts more and more investments to the state. The biggest will be the TESLA Gigafactory for electric cars in Grünheide, near Berlin. TESLA now wants to expand on this with a battery factory.