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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.
Eleven of the world’s most valuable 100 brand names come from Germany. That’s according to the 2019 rankings by international consultancy firm Interbrand.
Since 2013, the idyllic small city of Freiburg in southwestern Germany has been home to a networking center called Grünhof for sustainability-oriented innovators, creative minds and start-up enthusiasts.
Think packaging materials, and you’ll probably automatically think of Styrofoam. That’s something Alexandra Kletzsch, and her company Kompackt61, would like to change.
Berlin has a new address for those who want to create the mobility of the future. This spring, a 10,000 square meter co-working and networking space called The Drivery opened its doors, billing itself as “Europe’s Largest Mobility Innovation Community & Marketplace.”
German governmental and business leaders launch major push to expand skilled labor force.
The start-up Emqopter has succeeded in developing the first fully autonomous, licensed delivery drone for urban airspace.
One form of marine pollution that doesn’t get much press is abandoned fishermen’s nets, or ghost nets. But ask the founders of the Hamburg start-up Bracenet, and they leave no doubt as to the seriousness of the problem.
According to a study carried out by the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, some people are taking advantage of the possibilities for remote working and moving to so-called urban villages.
More than 60 percent of German households would like to increase their use of renewable energy or even produce it themselves – that’s the finding of a survey of some 4000 households carried out by the government-owned business and development bank KfW.