More than 6,300 foreign companies are located in Baden-Württemberg. THE LÄND boasts innovative strength, a diverse range of industries, research institutions with close links to business as well as highly trained specialist staff. Thanks to these factors, it continues to be an attractive location for international investors as one of Germany’s and Europe’s most powerful economic centres, even during times of crisis.
The east of Germany is catching up, attracting a series of high-profile, big-ticket international business expansions.
The region is finally delivering on a 30-year-old promise.
In 2022, Thuringia again proved its attractiveness as a business, investment and tourism location that attracts investors and also offers good conditions for expansion for those companies that are already operating in the Free State and want to expand here. LEG successfully accompanied numerous projects in its anniversary year: founded in 1992, the Erfurt-based economic development agency celebrated its 30th year.
For the second year in a row, Berlin has been voted as the startup capital. Traditional company Mercedes Benz opened its Mercedes-Benz Digital Factory Campus in 2022, and with the AMBER brand, regional competencies and the transparency of the synergy potential between 3D printing actors and industry will be bundled.
Grisha Alroi-Arloser, CEO of the German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce, looks back on how Israel weathered the corona pandemic and considers what the future holds for the long-established international partnership between his nation and Germany.
Starting in the 1990s, chip production migrated to low-wage countries in Asia. Does Europe have any chance of enticing it back? It has! In this episode we’ll talk to the woman leading Intel’s big expansion in Germany. And get insights from the managing director of something called Silicon Saxony.
Around 8 million euros were invested by foreign companies in the federal state of Bremen in 2022. The northern German city scored particularly well in the technology sector, but also in the transport and logistics sector.
Germany’s data center sector is expanding like never before and simultaneously undergoing a quiet revolution in energy efficiency. International companies are helping make the physical act of processing information better for the environment.
Subsea Europe Services, founded around three years ago in Halstenbek in Schleswig-Holstein, set up another location at the Ocean Technology Campus (OTC) in Rostock in summer 2022.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has honored two German firms as part of its Global Lighthouse Network initiative.