Hydrogen Firm Aims to Build First Gigaplant in Germany

Dresden’s Sunfire has big plans for H2 in the eastern German city. The third-largest hydrogen technology company in the country has just raised EUR 109 million to fund a 500 megawatt production facility to be finished by 2023.

Solar Company Enpal Becomes Germany’s First “Green Unicorn”

A whopping EUR 250 million financing round has taken Berlin-based solar energy provider Enpal over the EUR one billion mark in value. That massive haul came on top of another EUR 100 million round this spring.

Hydrogen Electrolyzer Maker Enapter Wins Earthshot Award

Thai-Italian-German company Enapter has been given the “Fix our Climate” Award of the Earthshot Prizes, created by Britain’s Prince William. The award was made for Enapter’s modular AEM electrolyzer, which produces hydrogen for a variety of applications, including private homes.

Dresden Project Uses AI to Improve Semiconductor Production

Making microchips requires completely sterile environments and lots of ultrapure water. That always meant, in turn, that the control valves for such water had to be laboriously monitored by human beings. But not any more.

German Apps Help Fight Diabetes, Obesity

Start-up Oviva from the city of Potsdam near Berlin believes that one key to combatting conditions like diabetes, obesity and physical intolerances is nutrition. So it has come up with two apps to help people manage what they eat.

Canada’s Rock Tech Lithium Plans Huge Facility in Germany

Vancouver Rock Tech Lithium has announced its intention to construct a EUR 470 million production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide for electric vehicles in the town of Guben in eastern German regional state of Brandenburg.

Dresden University Builds Giant Flywheel Energy Storage

The Technical University of Dresden hopes that bigger will not only be better but also point down a new path for the future.

FDI Perspective: ReWalk Robotics

The Israeli company ReWalk Robotics recently opened an office in Berlin. It uses cutting-edge robotics technology to assist patients with lower limb disabilities.

Regional Spotlight: EISENACH

The city of Eisenach in the eastern German region of Thuringia has an extensive manufacturing history. Today, it attracts German and nternational manufacturers of not only cars and automotive parts but also light aircraft and other products.

Dresden’s Surgical Robots

Modeling and implementing the use of artificial intelligence during operations.