“Commercially we have to be here to place our systems”

We asked Intuitive Surgical Germany Vice-President and General Manager Dirk Barten why Germany is just what the doctor ordered for his company.

German Robotics Recovers, May Change Supply Chains

As was true for many sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was a hard year for robotics and automation. But the industry looks headed for a major rebound

One to Watch: Why Simon Renard from France founded a company in Germany

He chose to locate in Jena, a small city in the eastern state of Thuringia, on account of its tradition of scientific innovation but also, he says, because “it’s a really nice place to live.”

German Tug Boat Helps Unblock Suez Canal

The good news came after the container ship “Ever Given” had been stuck in one of the world’s major waterways, disrupting global supply chains, for a week. A team of tugboats, led by the German-made “ALP Guard” finally managed to free the massive shipping vessel, which is roughly the size of New York City’s Empire State Building.

ESA Tasks German Firms with Challenging Space X

The European Space Agency ESA has commissioned a study from Bremen company EHB and its subsidiary Rocket Factory Augsburg to predict the future demand for space transportation systems as of 2030.

Top Investments 2020 in Thuringia

Thuringia stands out as a blockbuster investment location in Europe’s heartland, even in years as turbulent as 2020.

Top Investment 2020 in Saxony

SKAN AG Group celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the next big expansion of its corporate site on the premises of the former lignite mine Görlitz/Hagenwerder in October 2020.

Top Investments 2020 in North Rhine-Westphalia

Infosys, 247TailorSteel, OrCam Technologies, DPD: the state NRW maintains a consistently high level of foreign direct investments.

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing in Germany

Additive manufacturing – aka 3D printing – has the potential to revolutionize the way things are made. It’s a hugely growing sector around the world, nowhere more so than in Europe’s industrial powerhouse Germany. Check out our new video to add layers to your understanding of this crucial market.

HEALTH MADE IN GERMANY: Medical Technology

Medical products „Made in Germany“ are used worldwide. In the corona crisis, German medtech companies have proven that the industry is able to react very quickly to extraordinary situations and meet global requirements at short notice. The German government is strengthening this innovative power through targeted stimulus. Watch our video to learn more.