- May 09, 2018IFAT Workshop to outline investor benefits of budget hike
Germany’s federal government has pledged to significantly increase its spend on environmental protection, according to the draft of the 2018 domestic budget released last week.The budget hike is good news for investors, who will have access to an increased range of funding options in Germany’s environmental technology industry. These options will be outlined in a workshop at the IFAT trade show in Munich next week, hosted by federal economic development agency Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI).
- Apr 19, 2018Connect, Collaborate, Innovate
The Mittelstand – small-to medium enterprises (SMEs) – and its mission to pioneer the future of manufacturing is one of the topics of this year Hannover Messe trade show, starting on April 23. It is running under the motto ‘Integrated Industry – Connect and Collaborate’. Start-ups and SME’s are crucial to Germany’s vision of becoming both a place of big industrial manufacturing and a place of innovation.
- Apr 16, 2018A patient wait
For international investors, Germany’s healthcare industry can look like a once-in-a-business-lifetime opportunity. These opportunities will be discussed in depth at the conhIT – Connecting Healthcare and IT trade show in Berlin this week at the International Networking Lounge, hosted by GTAI.
- Feb 09, 2018German chemical parks seek to attract investors
With their joint stand at ACHEMA 2018 in Frankfurt, the leading chemical parks in Germany will be presenting themselves as partners of foreign investors. Under the motto “Produce in Germany’s Chemical Parks” they are going to highlight the advantages of the German chemical park concept.
- Dec 04, 2017The Cluster Approach
A German business delegation, gathered together from a variety of different bodies and industries, will arrive in India on Sunday, to start a whistle-stop week-long tour of Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi. The delegation’s aim: to show Indian companies the value of obtaining a presence in Germany’s strong ICT industry and economy through investment.
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- Nov 28, 2017The Datebank for Investors and Start-ups
The country’s Ministry for Economics and Energy has taken a significant step towards resolving this, with the creation of a new databank designed to help investors filter out companies unsuitable for their requirements or means and find the kind of start-up they are looking for.
- Nov 16, 2017Growth – Manufactured in Germany
The Federation of German Industries (BDI) is anticipating a healthy increase in manufacturing industry production of three per cent for 2017.
- Nov 13, 2017Germany’s Eco-power hits a new high
Germany’s sunny autumn, and the interceding winter storms Xavier and Herwart, have combined to provide Germany with an all-time month high of renewable electricity production in October.Fully 44.1 per cent of all Germany’s electricity production for October was produced from renewable sources. 20.7 billion kWh were produced, enough to energise 5.9m two-person homes.
- Nov 09, 2017Germany’s growing future
Germany’s Council of Economic Experts (GCEE) presented Chancellor Angela Merkel with a late re-election gift on Wednesday: a forecast of steady growth for the next two years.2018 will see Germany’s GDP grow by 2.2 per cent, on the back of a predicted 2 per cent rise in 2017, according to the council, with the 2017 projection a sharp increase on the previous one of 1.4 per cent.
- Nov 03, 2017The Growth of the German Software scene
Germany is home to the biggest software market in Europe, accounting for around a quarter of the European market by value and well ahead of any other European country. Market research company Marketline has identified a compound annual growth rate within the industry of 6.3% for the time period 2010 to 2014, a trend the company expects to continue. At a breakfast event at Dreamforce 2017 on Tuesday, November 7, on the Westin St. Francis’ Imperial’s 32nd floor, representatives from Salesforce and Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the national federal economic development agency, will look at the German market in more detail and explain what makes it so dynamic currently.