Dresden Project Uses AI to Improve Semiconductor Production

Making microchips requires completely sterile environments and lots of ultrapure water. That always meant, in turn, that the control valves for such water had to be laboriously monitored by human beings. But not any more.

Indian Multi-Billionaire Invests Big in German Solar Technology

Mukesh Ambani, known as the richest person in Asia, is putting up EUR 25 million of a EUR 39-million-total financing round for German company NexWafe.

German Apps Help Fight Diabetes, Obesity

Start-up Oviva from the city of Potsdam near Berlin believes that one key to combatting conditions like diabetes, obesity and physical intolerances is nutrition. So it has come up with two apps to help people manage what they eat.

Hamburg Launches Fully Automated Digital Train

The 2021 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress of future mobility in Hamburg got off to an innovative start in mid-October with a premier: the maiden 23-kilometer trips of autonomous self-driving trains on the city’s aboveground public transport system.

Canada’s Rock Tech Lithium Plans Huge Facility in Germany

Vancouver Rock Tech Lithium has announced its intention to construct a EUR 470 million production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide for electric vehicles in the town of Guben in eastern German regional state of Brandenburg.

Researchers Develop Improved Covid and Other Virus Test

Scientists at Materials Research Department of GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research), working together with colleagues from Argentina and the US, have come up with a sensor that can detect SARS-Cov-2 and other virus within two hours from saliva, serum and wastewater samples.

German Developmental Bank Puts Environmental Investment Needs at 5 Trillion

It will cost EUR 5 trillion for Germany to achieve its stated goal of becoming climate neutral by the year 2045 – that’s the conclusion reached by German state developmental bank KfW in a new study.

Germany’s Parts Crucial to Tesla‘s Cars

A new study carried out by the Dortmund University of Applied Arts and Sciences for business newspaper Handelsblatt shows that around one-third of the 3000 components of the Tesla Model 3 are made by German companies.

Germany Invests 30 Million in Recycling AI

Between now and 2025, the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is to put EUR 30 million into artificial intelligence innovations in plastics recycling.

Hamburg Again Tops German Smart Cities List

The 2021 ranking of Germany smartest cities features a familiar name at the summit: Hamburg.