Platform for Female Founders

Increasing numbers of women are founding start-ups in Germany and gender-diverse teams are delivering better returns, but there’s still a long way to go toward equality. We look at the challenges facing female entrepreneurs and the rewards of backing them.

90 Percent of US Companies in Germany Expect More Business – Amcham Survey

2021 was a good year for American firms in Germany. And 2022 is expected to be even better.
Those are two of the main conclusions drawn by the latest edition of the annual AmCham Germany Transatlantic Business Barometer, published on April 7.

Rule Changes Encourage German Onshore Wind Energy

Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection have agreed on a set of national standards for the construction of onshore wind turbines.

“No Alternative” to Germany Breaking Dependence on Russian Gas, Fossil Fuels

Germany’s transition to a clean energy future has picked up additional momentum after the Russian attack on Ukraine. We talked to Thomas Grigoleit, Germany Trade & Invest Director of Energy, Construction and Environmental Technologies about what the future will hold.

Germany to Put Billion Euros into New EU Scale-Up Fund

Germany and France have signed a declaration together with 16 EU countries to create a EUR 10 billion European Tech Champion Initiative (ETCI).

The Agreement Behind Germany’s New Government Policies

The basis of the policies of Germany’s new government is a 177-page coalition agreement. What’s in it? We look at four areas: climate action, digitalization, biotech and health, and industry. Watch our video!

Digitalizing Germany’s Public Administration

Digitalization is one of the top priorities of the new German government, and one of the focuses is on modernizing Germany’s public offices and streamlining often cumbersome, twentieth-century processes.

Rapid Regional Rebound

Germany is poised for a vigorous economic comeback from coronavirus restrictions, but the business landscape has changed. One of the unexpected winners has been the northeastern port city of Rostock in the regional state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Germany Extends Program to Help SMEs Digitalize

The Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action has allocated a further EUR 72 million to its “go-digital” program, which will now run until 2024.

German Trade Associations Unanimously Expect 2022 Growth

In a survey of 48 of Germany’s leading trade organizations, the German Economic Institute (IW) found that all expected production or turnover to grow or remain constant in the new year.