The economy of Kaiserslautern, a former military base, slumped after the withdrawal of American and French troops in the nineties. However, the region in Rheinland-Pfalz has reinvented itself as an attractive location for information technology and science.
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.
Essen in North Rhine-Westphalia was once the epicenter of the coal and steel industries in Germany. Today, the Ruhr region is powering Germany’s energy revolution, and Essen’s green energy cluster has become a hotspot for innovative energy solutions.
Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research is putting up to EUR 750 million into national efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine. This money comes on top of what Germany is already investing in international efforts to come up with a vaccine.
For a long time, the city of Görlitz, on the border with Poland, suffered from the decline of the coal industry. But the Saxon city is being regenerated as a tourist location and is now positioning itself as an attractive real estate location with several advantages for investors and international companies.
German researchers have announced they are now capable of producing a novel renewable biofuel for use in ships.
All over the country, companies are struggling to meet the demands of digitalization. Meanwhile, the technology hotspot of Darmstadt in Hessen is home to a new generation of IT companies.
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.
Three decades on from the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification, the communist period in the east has largely been consigned to history. But there is one significant trace of the socialist past still evident in the world’s reaction to the coronavirus.
Researchers in Penzberg, Bavaria have developed the test for Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche that is being hailed as a “milestone” in the fight against the corona-virus.
Things are looking up for a small harbor in the south of Hamburg which fell into disuse in the 1970s. In recent years, investment in the quarter has given Harburg a new lease of life.