The 2022 edition of the “Future Atlas” published every three years by German think-tank Prognos has found growing promise in areas outside Germany’s largest metropoles.
Why does it pay to come to Germany? What are the USP’s of this location, rated one of the most attractive business environments in the world? Our “Location”-pieces answer these questions.
Leag, which previously specialized in coal, says it will convert 33,000 hectares of strip-mine land in the eastern region of Lusatia into a gigantic site for wind parks and solar farms.
US News and World Report’s annual list of the world’s best countries is out, and Germany trailed only Switzerland according to a variety of metrics.
Research institute Fraunhofer ISE says that before the end of September Germany had already generated more than 52.4 terawatt hours of solar electricity. That’s more than in all of 2021 or 2020.
The Association of Researching Pharmaceutical Companies (vfa) says 36 newly approved medications have been introduced to the German market in 2022. That continues the strong innovation trend from 2021, when 46 new medicines were introduced in the calendar year, vfa added.
Launching a business is a sink-or-swim prospect – all the more so in a foreign country with a different language. But international entrepreneurs are increasingly braving the waters in Germany and feeling very comfortable.
What makes the research and development landscape in Germany so unique? And what advantages does it offer for international business? Fraunhofer Society’s Sebastian Bosse gives the answers.
Scientists at the University of Leipzig have identified an enzyme, PHL7, that degrades PET plastic much more rapidly than previously believed possible. The discovery could revolutionize the recycling of PET plastic.
Germany’s chemical industry is large and prosperous but it’s also one of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases. That needs to change if Germany is to meet its 2045 climate goals – and green hydrogen is at the heart of the solution.
The MediaTech Hub Conference, Germany’s only conference on media technologies, will present the latest
insights, best practices and innovations in the fields of cloud, sustainability and the new virtual on 28 – 29 September 2022 under the motto “It’s all MediaTech now”.