Digital Economy

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Digital Economy

Digitalization is the market driver for many industries, most notably Information & Communication Technologies (ICT). With the highest level of digitalization, ICT is a crucial technology developer and supplier for the digitalization of other industries. Seventy-five percent of German companies have digitalization strategies, putting the country among the leading international developers in the digital economy. These companies actively shape the global change in production processes and value chains through the use of innovative digital technologies, such as cloud computing and big data analytics - offering exciting cooperation opportunities for international companies.


  • Nov 04, 2019 - Nov 07, 2019Lisbon, Portugal


With 68 million people (84% of the German population) online on a regular basis, Germany is responsible for around one quarter of all European B2C e-commerce turnover.



Germany is an important FinTech market in Europe and the fourth largest in the world.


Gaming Industry

Germany attracts international gaming companies with its highly skilled internationally minded workforce, state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, and government support as well as numerous gaming industry events.


Internet Economy

The wide availability of co-working spaces, local networks and industry events in Germany’s major cities have helped to create a vibrant digital ecosystem which makes Germany an attractive investment proposition for start-ups and internet companies.


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Export Markets for German Companies

How will digitalization shape economies worldwide? From Smart Production in South Korea to eHealth in Canada, check here for information on important export markets for German companies. (in German only)