Think outer space and you might not immediately think of Germany, but Europe’s largest economy is aiming to become the European center of both New Space technology and launching of microsatellites. Companies like Munich’s highly touted Isar Aerospace are flourishing thanks in part to vigorous government support for the sector. Watch our new video!
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The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the country’s business development bank, the KfW, have improved credit terms for companies looking to finance digitalization and innovation projects.
For the twelfth year in a row, business magazine Wirtschaftswoche, utility company EnBW and consultants Accenture have handed out the German Innovation Prizes to firms that “ensure the competitiveness of Germany as a business location amidst the global competition.”
With charging infrastructure being a major challenge to the spread of e-mobility, ME Energy’s solution could be a game changer.
Fledgling Munich company air up is making waves in the beverage sector with a flavored water that, strictly speaking, contains no taste at all.
The German government has announced a massive five-year investment intended to bolster competitive quantum computer technology and create a surrounding eco-system for users.
Urban planners love talking about them – but what are Smart Cities, actually? Why are they so popular in Germany? And can this trend be a business opportunity for you? Our video has the answers.
Across the country, there are hosts of start-ups developing cutting-edge solutions in the energy sector. Instagrid, a company from Ludwigsburg in southwest Germany which makes clean portable power solutions, is one example of German creativity in the area.
As a player, Fabian Ernst was a standout for Schalke, Hamburg and Bremen and won 24 caps for Germany. Now as a co-founder of the start-up Sport Technology Systems, the 41-year-old wants to impact the game of football in a different sense.
The Kopernikus Projekte P2X, an initiative of the German Ministry of Research and Education, says that for the first time ever glass has been made using green hydrogen as a heat source. That was after an eight-week test run at a factory operated by German glassmaker SCHOTT.