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Electronics & Microtechnology

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Germany boasts an unparalleled density of renowned R&D institutes and world-leading manufacturers and suppliers for electrical and electronic materials, components, and equipment across the value chain; ranging from microelectronic components to electrical household appliances, automation systems, electronic medical equipment, and automotive electronics.

Investment opportunities are many and varied. Plug in and find out why Germany satisfies the essential conditions for market success in one of the world’s most dynamic industry sectors.

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Electronics and Microtechnology in Germany | © GTAI

Industry Overview: The Electronics & Microtechnology Industry in Germany | Issue 2019/2020

Germany is recognized the world over as an innovative microelectronics production and research location. The country is by some distance Europe’s leading production and sales market. One in three chips produced in Europe today is made in Germany.

Photonics in Germany 2019 | © VDMA Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V. Photonics in Germany 2019

The German Education and Research Ministry’s brochure "Photonics in Germany 2019" provides information about the latest innovations in research and industry, long-term trends and hot international topics in optical technologies. On pages 12-13, Germany Trade & Invest discusses the importance of the photonics industry for a variety of German economic sectors and opportunities for foreign investors in the country.

Cover: Foreign Direct Investment | © GTAI + ZVEI Foreign Direct Investment | July 17, 2018

The ZVEI and Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) publish a joint paper on foreign direct investment once a year.

MICROSYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY IN GERMANY 2018 | © trias Consult Microsystems Technology in Germany 2018

The publication outlines the current long-term trends in the area of microsystems technology. It informs about current developments and results from German science and industry.

Fact Sheet: Photonics in Germany | © GTAI Fact Sheet: Photonics in Germany | Issue 2017/2018

Germany is Europe’s leading photonics nation, with more than 41 percent of continental production.

Fact Sheet: Microelectronics in Germany | © GTAI Fact Sheet: Microelectronics in Germany | Issue 2017/2018

Germany is a major microelectronics force, securing its place at the top of the international table as Europe’s leading semiconductor production location.


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