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.

Global Alliance Power Fuels

The German Energy Agency (Dena) launched the Global Alliance Power Fuels together with partners from industry, including big names like Audi, Bosch and Siemens.

German R&D Spending High

In this year’s ranking of the 500 most research-intensive listed companies published by the auditing firm EY, there were 32 German companies.

New Innovation Promotion Agency

Germany’s Federal Cabinet approved the creation of a new agency to give longer-term support to innovative concepts and ideas.

JEDI Taking Shape

The Joint European Disruptive Initiative (JEDI) proposed by French President Emmanuel Macron at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September is taking shape.

EIB Finances Jennewein Biotechnologie

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced in late July that it will provide EUR 15 million in financing to Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH.

South Korean CTR Opens Technology Center in Germany

Central Corporation (CTR), a specialist in the production of steering systems and connections, has opened its first European Technology Center in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Hezogenrath Technology Park near Aachen.

AI’s Time Has Come

German companies, researchers and developers are pioneering the disruptive AI applications of the future.Little wonder foreign investment is flowing into German R&D.

Leading AI Clusters in Germany

All over Germany there are hundreds of research facilities and companies that have partnered to develop artificial intelligence applications.