Measuring Buying Habits

Online retail is a competitive business, and every little advantage can make the difference. Artificial intelligence can provide the edge, as Berlin start-up Aristander AI is hoping clients will agree.

Porsche Air Taxis

Porsche teamed up with US aviation giant Boeing and is aiming to produce a workable vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi prototype by the end of 2020.

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.

Sun Power on Wheels

Munich-based start-up Sono Motors has designed a car with 248 solar panels embedded into its roof, hood, rear and sides, which can provide enough electricity per day for 34km of no-cost, zero emissions driving.

Star Struck

Need a rocket engine? Munich start-up Isar Aerospace Technologies, founded last year, has set its sights high – it aims to become ‘Europe’s SpaceX.’

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.

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?

Tossable Tableware

A biodegradable alternative to plastic.