What sounds great and is worth upwards of €1bn? Germany’s music making industry, which spans everything from Bechstein pianos to digital tools that can simulate any instrument under the sun. Check it out in our new video.
One of the winners of the coronavirus disruptions is the digital automotive market.
The coronavirus pandemic has put the kibosh on many companies’ plans around the globe but not those of battery producer AKASOL. The company’s second serial production line for lithium-ion battery systems at its Langen, Germany, production site is now operational – six months ahead of schedule.
The coronavirus pandemic has confronted businesses across the globe with a host of challenges, leaving many to fear for their very existence. But companies in a handful of sectors actually saw their fortunes reverse due to disruption resulting from the crisis.
This spring, the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety published a catalogue of 70 measures it touted as the world’s first-ever digital-environmental agenda.
Technology and IT support will benefit Germany.
According to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, more than two-thirds (67.2 percent) of all new residential buildings completed in 2019 are wholly or partially heated using renewable sources. That’s a new record.
Germany is the world’s leading producer of farming equipment and is now leading the way in digital agriculture. Our video s(h)ows some ideas about how foreign investors can get involved in the German agtech revolution.
Berlin fintech start-up solarisBank has booked a cool EUR 60 million in its latest round of financing. The company, which was founded in 2016, has taken in more than EUR 160 million from investors.
The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production – a key element in the country’s planned transition to clean energy and mobility.