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22 Jun, 2012, 09:10 ET Euro Crisis Drives Investors to Germany

Investments in Germany increased at an unprecedented rate last year, according to a new report by Ernst & Young. Despite the ongoing euro...


17 Jun, 2012, 10:00 ET Biotechnology and Environmental Protection at this Year's ACHEMA

Germany Trade & Invest attends the most important exhibition in the chemical industry From having the image of an environmental enemy to...


12 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET German Solar Installations to Move from Parks to Rooftops

Europe is set to dominate the own consumption segment, with growth of up to 150 GWp by 2020. More than half of all installed solar capacity...


13 May, 2012, 09:00 ET German Economy Driving European Growth in Business Services

The global market for business services dropped over 20 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2012, but German-speaking markets still...


06 May, 2012, 13:00 ET Germany Accelerates Implementation of Emobility Infrastructure

While global sales of German autos are outpacing the competition, significant efforts are underway to expand the emobility infrastructure in...


23 Apr, 2012, 10:00 ET International Entrepreneurs Meet on iXPOS

Entrepreneurs and companies from around the world will attend the Hannover Messe from April 23-27. The international trade show is the world's...


23 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET LTE Reaches Rural Germany First

The first places to receive LTE coverage in Germany were not global cities like Berlin or Munich. Towns of 5,000 inhabitants or less were...


20 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET Need a Job? Try Powering Germany's Export Engine

Logistics companies in Germany are planning to hire up to 50,000 workers this year, according to a new study by German industry association BVL....


19 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET Germany Still Leading the Green Revolution

Germany Trade & Invest showcases the latest business opportunities at Hannover Messe 2012, the world's leading industrial...


13 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET China Outsourcing Wind Production to Germany?

- New wind installations in Germany grew 30 percent in 2011 - Now Chinese companies are building factories in Germany The Chinese subsidiary...


03 Apr, 2012, 11:29 ET AmCham: American Execs Confirm Germany as Top Investment Location in Europe

Germany was again named the top investment destination in Europe, according to American executives. US companies saw revenues in Germany decrease...


03 Apr, 2012, 04:00 ET La technologie médicale allemande stimule l'innovation et les exportations

Germany Trade & Invest offre des possibilités d'affaires sur le plus grand marché d'Europe lors du salon MEDTEC de cette...


02 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET German Investments in Printed Electronics Bearing Fruit

Germany is investing EUR 410 million in printed electronics research between 2012 and 2015. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research...


13 Mar, 2012, 13:00 ET Fuel Cells Rapidly Gaining Ground in Germany

Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard has opened its European headquarters in Germany. Fuji is delivering its first fuel cell exports there. And in...


07 Mar, 2012, 09:00 ET Germany Conquers European Gaming Market

Germany has surpassed France and the UK and is now the largest gaming market in Europe, according to industry experts. This year's Game Developers...


24 Feb, 2012, 09:30 ET 'German Cloud' to Rain on Hacker Parade?

RSA Conference 2012 With more data moving to the cloud and security breaches on the rise, a solution may be on the way from Germany. A "German...


07 Feb, 2012, 09:00 ET Game On: Virtual Goods Generating Millions for German Gaming Industry

Online gaming revenue increased 15 percent in one year, reaching 154 million euro for the first half of 2011, according to the German Trade...


06 Feb, 2012, 10:00 ET Germany Maps Out Financing Plan for Renewable Energies

E-world energy and water 2012 Germany recently passed the 20 percent mark for renewable energy in the electricity mix. And the federal KfW bank...


06 Feb, 2012, 09:00 ET German Auto Industry Driving Semiconductor Demand

Germany dominates the market for automotive semiconductors, accounting for a quarter of global market share. Highly qualified engineers and close...


06 Dec, 2011, 09:00 ET Start-up Scene Shifting to Germany

Berlin has quickly become a key hotspot for the start-up scene. This trend is not slowing anytime soon, proven by the recent multimillion dollar...