Malaria Beware!

New production process will save lives.

Germany Works.

In September 2018, Germany Trade & Invest launched “Germany Works.,” an integrated global campaign to promote the country as a premier business location for foreign investors. Melanie Wiegand, GTAI’s director of strategic marketing, lifts the lid on the operation.

Grants for Innovative Ideas

Since 2016, the Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein (WT.SH) has been awarding grants to help promising students and university graduates in the northern state turn their innovative ideas into successful companies.

Children Design Their Own Toys

The child-friendly software, useable on either PCs or tablets, provides a digital construction kit that lets children turn their imagination into reality.

Senior Founders

Who says you have to be young to have a young company? In fact, a recent study by the KfW, Germany’s state-owned development bank, found that one in six founders of innovative, growth-oriented startups in Germany is over 50 years old.

Most Innovative Country

The World Economic Forum (WEF) crowned Germany the most innovative country in the world.

Billions for AI-related Research

Germany is putting some real cash behind artificial intelligence (AI).

German Model

Foreign countries are discovering the merits of Germany’s system of universities of applied science (Fachhochschulen).

“Biosteel” Fibers for Airbus

The European aerospace giant Airbus is teaming up with AMSilk, a maker of advanced polymers based near Munich, to develop a new composite material for the aerospace industry from fibers consisting of synthetically produced spider silk proteins.

Charging 10 Times Faster

Researchers at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK) in Jülich reported that a new phosphate compound enables solid-state batteries to be fully charged in less than an hour – or 10 times faster than before.