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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

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 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 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...

Jan 24, 2011, 11:56 ET

125 Years of German Automotive Tradition Shifts to Batteries

January 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the automobile by Karl Benz. On that date in 1886, the Mercedes-Benz namesake registered...

Jan 21, 2011, 09:00 ET

125 Years of German Automotive Tradition Shifts to Batteries

January 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the automobile by Karl Benz. On that date in 1886, the Mercedes-Benz namesake registered...

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...

Oct 27, 2010, 10:00 ET

Norwegian Innotech Solar Breaks Ground at New German Site

Innotech Solar (ITS) broke ground and laid the first foundation stone this morning at its new production site in Germany. A further testament to...

Oct 19, 2010, 10:00 ET

Korean Game Developer OnNet Establishes European Office in Berlin

Korean game developer OnNet announced today that its office in Berlin will serve as the company's new European headquarters. OnNet, which commenced...

Oct 11, 2010, 12:58 ET

Solar Power International: German Solar Demand Grows by 300 Percent in 2010

Photovoltaic system installations in the first eight months of 2010 surpassed 4.8 GWp. With demand over 300 percent higher than the same period...