Australian Battery Firm to Build Pilot Facility in Western Germany

Australia’s Pure Battery Technology (PBT) is set to commence construction of a new test plant in the city of Hagen in early 2023. The facility will produce primary cathode material.

Germany Trade & Invest Starts Monthly Podcast

Germany means business! And now GTAI has its very own podcast. Once a month “INTO GERMANY” will bring you an in-depth look a hot topic plus the top business stories from Europe’s largest economy.

Germany Boosts Support for Global Green Hydrogen by €550 Million

The German government has announced the creation of two funds worth more than half a billion euros to assist the global scale-up of the hydrogen economy.

How Octopus Energy Came to Germany

Octopus Energy – one of the most most innovative young companies in the sector – expanded to Germany and is making waves in Europe’s largest economy. Octopus Energy Germany CEO Andrew Mack tells us about the challenges and rewards of coming to this very lucrative but very specific market. Watch our video!

Back on the Microchip Map

For decades, the United States and Asia have dominated semiconductor production. But now Germany is poised to become one of the leading chip makers in Europe and the world. With the ongoing global microchip shortage, it’s high time for such a shift.

Climate Protection “Made in Germany”

Germany’s high level of innovation, large domestic market and rapidly growing renewable energy capacity are attracting international cleantech businesses. Solar parks, wind farms and hydrogen plants are popping up all over the country, accompanied by an electromobility boom.

Translation Tool DeepL is Now a Unicorn

Cologne-based artificial neural network translation system DeepL has cracked the USD one billion valuation mark.

Study in Berlin Shows Biogas Potential of Fallen Leaves

It’s part of the annual cycle of the seasons –trees losing their foliage. In Berlin, for example, sanitation services sweep up 36,000 tons leaves every year from city streets and parks. They’re usually composed, but a new study suggests this material could be put to better use.

German Start-Up Makes Human Tissue With 3D Printer

It’s an innovation that fires the imagination and could have massive medical potential. Young Berlin company Cellbricks has successfully employed additive manufacturing to create simple, living human tissue.

RWE to Build Innovative 220 MW Smart Battery Bank

German power company RWE says it will construct a 220-megawatt battery storage facility in the western German regional state of North Rhine-Westphalia at the firm’s locations in Neurath and Hamm. The facility will encompass 690 lithium-ion battery blocks and will cost EUR 140 million.