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Apr 03, 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...

Apr 03, 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...

Apr 02, 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...

Mar 13, 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...

Mar 07, 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...

Feb 24, 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...

Feb 07, 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...

Feb 06, 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...

Feb 06, 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...

Dec 06, 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...

Nov 29, 2011, 09:00 ET

German Seaports Buzzing in Anticipation of Offshore Wind Boom

As Germany prepares for a major expansion of offshore wind to replace nuclear power, companies like French giant Areva and US-based General...

Nov 25, 2011, 09:00 ET

New Projects Confirm Germany's Role in Energy Storage Segment

Two new developments confirm Germany's position as a top location to implement energy storage technology: Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard...

Nov 18, 2011, 09:00 ET

German Efficiency Applied to Business Services

Germany is known for efficiency in engineering cars and machinery. But this overshadows the same ingenuity applied to business processes. Front...

Nov 15, 2011, 09:00 ET

Americans Adopting German Medical Technologies

Demand for German medical technologies will grow by 6 percent in 2011, according to industry experts. Above average demand from the USA and Asia...

Nov 07, 2011, 13:05 ET

Economic Growth with Fewer Resources?

Carbon dioxide emissions skyrocketed in 2010, according to new data. This is due largely to fossil fuel burning in developing countries. But...

Nov 03, 2011, 09:00 ET

First Solar Doubles German Production Line

Arizona-based First Solar, the world's largest producer of thin film solar modules, opened its new plant expansion in Germany today. The 200...

Oct 17, 2011, 09:00 ET

$130 Billion for Renewable Energy: German Bank Reduces Investment Risk

Solar Power International 2011 Germany's federally-owned KfW banking group is facilitating renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in...

Sep 30, 2011, 09:00 ET

Massive UPS, DHL Investments Boost German Logistics Infrastructure

  Deutsche Post DHL is investing over 1 billion dollars (EUR 750 million) in its German parcel delivery infrastructure. UPS also announced a...

Sep 28, 2011, 03:00 ET

Batteries 2011 : grâce à sa part d'énergies renouvelables de plus de 20 %, l'Allemagne accélère la croissance de son segment de stockage énergétique

Selon de récentes estimations, la part d'énergies renouvelables de l'Allemagne représente plus de 20 % de son bouquet...

Sep 28, 2011, 03:00 ET

Batteries 2011: più del 20% delle rinnovabili nelle scorte della Germania

La quota di energie rinnovabili della Germania nel mix di risorse energetiche supera il 20 percento ed è in rapida crescita, secondo stime...