30 Years after Berlin Wall, German East Up to Western Economic Standards

Three decades on from communism, the economy in Germany’s post-Communist east is comparable to that in much of Western Europe.

Bloomberg Index: Germany Most Innovative Nation Worldwide

Germany is the most innovative nation in the world according to the 2020 Bloomberg Innovation Index. Last year’s winner South Korea falls into second place after a drop in productivity.

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.

Booming E-Bikes in Germany

The market for electric bicycles in Germany is going through the roof, as our latest video shows. Nearly one million e-bikes were sold in Germany in 2018 and by all indications that number will grow and grow in the years to come.

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?

New EV and Hybrid Registrations Way Up in Germany in 2019

Number of new German registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles increased dramatically last year.

Tossable Tableware

A biodegradable alternative to plastic.

World’s Best Brands

Eleven of the world’s most valuable 100 brand names come from Germany. That’s according to the 2019 rankings by international consultancy firm Interbrand.

Plasma Decontamination

Researchers working in the collaborative project “MoPlasDekon,” sponsored by German Ministry of Education and Research, have come up with a new process for decontaminating people and objects.