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May 19, 2011, 12:00 ET Germany Planning Energy Autobahn for Offshore Wind

Germany is planning an energy superhighway from north to south to connect its growing wind energy supply with high energy demand regions. Both...


May 13, 2011, 09:00 ET Turbulent Oil Prices Can't Halt German Freight

German exports rose to an all-time high of EUR 98.3 billion in March, according to new data released this week. Germany's logistics industry is in...


May 10, 2011, 09:07 ET American Executives Praise German Business Environment

American business executives ranked Germany the top business location in Europe for the third year in a row. For 2011, 87 percent of top American...


May 09, 2011, 09:00 ET Amazon Investments Confirm Germany's Lead in European Logistics

- Transport Logistic Online retailer Amazon recently announced the construction of a new 110,000 m2 logistics facility in southern Germany, one...


May 06, 2011, 09:00 ET Germany's Labor Market Looks East

On May 1, Germany's labor market opened its doors to the eight eastern European countries that joined the European Union in 2004. This will further...


May 06, 2011, 03:00 ET Duitse arbeidsmarkt richt blik op het Oosten

Op 1 mei opende de Duitse arbeidsmarkt zijn deuren voor de acht Oost-Europese landen die in 2004 toetraden tot de Europese Unie. Dit zal...


May 05, 2011, 09:00 ET German Manufacturing Goes Green

German industrial biotechnology is driving the shift away from fossil fuels. Over EUR 1 billion went to biotechnology R&D in Germany in 2010...


May 02, 2011, 09:00 ET Merkel Inaugurates Germany's Next Offshore Wind Park

Baltic 1 was inaugurated today, making it Germany's first offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea and second offshore park to go online. German...


Apr 27, 2011, 12:00 ET German Start-ups Line Venture Capitalist Pockets

US venture capitalists TA Associates and Summit Partners announced this week a USD 350 million investment in German online game developer Bigpoint,...


Apr 19, 2011, 12:00 ET Investors Flock to German Medical Biotech Industry

Germany is setting the bar in biotechnology and investors from all over the world are taking notice. Venture capital investments doubled from 2009...


Apr 04, 2011, 11:00 ET German Market for Security Technologies Takes Off

Germany's market for security applications is on its way to 55 percent growth between 2008 and 2015, or nearly 7 percent annually. This compares to...


Mar 21, 2011, 09:00 ET New Offshore Wind Park Confirms Germany's Cleantech Lead

Germany's new offshore wind park off the Baltic Sea coast is set to enter the testing phase, adding yet another confirmation to Germany's lead in...


Mar 11, 2011, 02:30 ET Eksport og nye offshore projekter styrker den tyske vindkraftbranche

- European Wind Energy Associations' EWEA årlige konference 2011 Tysklands forsyningskaede inden for vindkraft er verdens...


Mar 11, 2011, 02:30 ET Les exportations et les nouveaux projets offshore propulsent l'industrie éolienne allemande

- Évènement annuel 2011 de l'Association européenne pour l'énergie éolienne (EWEA) L'industrie...


Mar 01, 2011, 08:59 ET Germany Targets Water Efficiency in Agribusiness

Germany has set its sights on water efficiency in agriculture and food production. With the introduction of generous new research and development...


Mar 01, 2011, 03:00 ET L'Allemagne cible l'efficience de l'eau dans l'industrie agricole

- De nouvelles bourses incitatives de R&D sont disponibles jusqu'au mois de mai L'Allemagne se concentre sur l'efficience de...


Nov 29, 2010, 13:00 ET Printed Electronics USA: German Scientists Break Record, Draw High-Tech Investments

Dresden-based Heliatek recently broke the efficiency record for organic photovoltaic cells, posting a new efficiency level of 8.3 percent....


Nov 18, 2010, 11:53 ET Sixteen Percent Renewable Share Accelerating German Energy Storage Segment

Germany's share of renewable energies in the electricity mix is over 16 percent and rapidly increasing, according to recent estimates. The growth...


Nov 04, 2010, 10:00 ET Domino's Pizza Arrives in Germany With First Store in Berlin

Domino's Pizza will celebrate the opening of its first store in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin this Saturday, marking its entry into the...


Nov 03, 2010, 11:18 ET R&D and Demand Draw Medical Biotech Companies and Device Makers to Germany

Demand for medical biotechnology in Germany grew in 2009, further proving that the economic crisis has been well managed by Europe's largest...