Germany’s Medical Valley

The region of Franconia may not be one of the first that spring to mind when you think about innovation in the health industry, but it should be. After all, there’s a reason that there are 850,000 medical patients in this corner of Germany.

Solar Shines Again

The German solar power industry recovered from a difficult period to post almost 70% growth in 2018 compared with 2017.

Computing’s Super-Future

The European Commission has tasked itself with making Europe one of the leading locations for quantum computing. With its competitive research facilities and vast network of industrial partners, Germany is playing a key role in achieving that goal.

Bicycle Boom

Experts say that along with the good weather in Germany last year, a general trend toward pedal power is driving growth.

Japanese Investment for Berlin

On a visit to the Japanese capital in May, Berlin’s mayor announced that Japanese company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) would be investing more than a hundred million of euros in his city in the years to come.

Digital Health Care

German Health Minister Jens Spahn has put forward comprehensive draft digital health-care legislation.

Sweet Killer

7-deoxy-sedoheptulose (7dSh, for short) is too much a tongue twister for a household name, but newly discovered sugar molecule may soon become part of our daily lives.

Germany’s Unicorns Riding High

The hype around Germany’s tech scene is turning into reality, as the investment data from 2018 shows. With a sharp spike in mega-round investments, an increase in funding from overseas and a new generation of unicorns, the future is looking bright.

Robot Arms in Bavaria

Canadian robotics company Kinova opened its first competence center in Germany.

Telekom Goes Renewable

Telekom wants to do its bit to combat climate change.