Study: Germany Prepared to Undergo EV Battery Boom

A new market analysis by the Brussels environmental protection association Transport & Environment (T&E) predicts a bright future for electric vehicle battery production in Europe’s largest market.

Massive Interest in German Government H2 Aid

Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has noted with satisfaction that as of February 19 some 200 project sketches had been filed for government assistance for developing hydrogen energy.

Mars Perseverance Rover Uses German Photonics

The world’s is currently marveling at the astonishing images being sent back to Earth from the Red Planet by NASA’s Perseverance rover – images taken with the help of camera lenses made by German company Jenoptik.

Ford Puts Billion into German EV Production

The European subsidiary of Ford Motor Company is investing the equivalent of a cool one billion dollars to convert its Cologne factory to produce electric vehicles.

Top Investments 2020 in Bremen

New challenges, new work environments, new needs: in Bremen, as in many other regions, 2020 will go down in history as the year of digital change. Despite the crisis, Germany’s smallest federal state recorded 40 foreign direct investments (FDI) with around 252 jobs created last year.

Intelligent Fish Monitoring

Berlin start-up MonitorFish has won the 2020 Change Award of the European Innovation and Technology Institute.

Leg-up for Digital Help for Start-ups

Germany’s 12 digital hubs have continued to offer valuable resources to fledgling businesses during the pandemic. Workshops and networking events now take place as video conferences, offering foreign firms a unique opportunity to take part remotely.

Steel H2 Alliance

Steel producer Thyssenkrupp is joining forces with power plant operator Steag to build a facility for producing green hydrogen on an industrial scale at the western German Steag plant in Duisburg-Walsum.

New Meat Substitutes

With more and more people going vegetarian and vegan, more and more food companies are looking for products that taste like meat but aren’t.

The Year Trade Fairs Went Digital

Jörn Holtmeier, managing director of the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), discusses how the sector is coping with coronavirus restrictions.