Germany’s Best Forecaster

Looking for some reliable economic prognostication? The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) should be on your list of places to consult.

Digital- Environmental Agenda

This spring, the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety published a catalogue of 70 measures it touted as the world’s first-ever digital-environmental agenda.

Networker-in-Chief

Jochen Homann is the president of the Bundesnetzagentur, the national agency responsible for regulating, among other things, Germany’s telecommunications industry. He talks to Markets Germany about the opportunities and challenges presented by 5G.

Germany Announces Billion-Euro Hydrogen Strategy

The country’s governing cabinet has agreed a plan aimed at massively increasing environmentally produced “green hydrogen” energy both domestically and abroad.

Germany’s Energy Security

Reliable energy supplies are a sine qua non for doing business, so there were smiles in Germany when the country came out top in the 2020 Global Energy Security Index of scholar platform MDPI.

New Gambling Rules

Germany’s 16 federal states have agreed to liberalize the laws governing online games of chance and allow sports bet and games played with virtual machines.

Germany Starts Unlimited Relief Program for Corona-Hit Firms

German government ministries and a state bank have commenced a “Special Plan 2020” to save companies from bankruptcy because of the virus.

Incentives: Let It Grow

Project financing incentives are available to all investors and are provided by the German government, the federal states, and the E.U. to support business growth. Germany Trade & Invest advises large companies (turnover €50m+) and SMEs.

Tech Centers Berlin and Munich

If you’re looking for technology and artificial intelligence experts, you should start in Berlin and Munich. That’s according to data from Internet jobs platform LinkedIn.

Big German Words

New legislation has the German government injecting some €90bn into special project areas and makes it easier for companies to employ specialists in Germany. Watch our video!