Up and Coming East

Family firms play a huge role in the German economy, and nowhere more so than in the country’s formerly communist east.

Taking Off in Eastern Germany

The Sierra Nevada Corporation chose Saxony for a EUR 400 million investment to build short-haul passenger aircraft.

30 Years after Berlin Wall, German East Up to Western Economic Standards

Three decades on from communism, the economy in Germany’s post-Communist east is comparable to that in much of Western Europe.

Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin-Brandenburg Location

Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin.

Self-Med Headquarters

The city of Schwerin is getting an injection of new business: Swiss medical company Ypsomed has opened a new production facility in the northern German town.

SAP Digital Campus in Berlin

Software giant SAP is expanding its already sizeable investment in Berlin by 200 million euros, reports The Tagesspiegel. The money is earmarked for the construction of a new “digital campus” not far from the German capital’s main train station.

Introducing the Drivery

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.”

Top Investments 2019 in Brandenburg

All the regions of Brandenburg are growing – and are popular with foreign investors.

Testing Autonomy

The German capital Berlin has equipped a stretch of road to test autonomous and networked driving.

Full Speed Ahead

An exciting new ‘Port of Science’ is being built near the university district in the historic trading city of Magdeburg. With overseas investors already taking advantage, it is on course to become one of the largest research clusters in Germany.