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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...


Sep 22, 2010, 10:40 ET Decernis Expands to Germany to Serve European Market

Specialized IT service and data provider Decernis announced today its expansion to Germany in order to better serve its growing number of clients...


Sep 20, 2010, 09:29 ET HUSUM WindEnergy: Construction of New German Offshore Wind Park Completed

Construction of Germany's newest offshore wind park has recently been completed. The 21 wind turbines that make up the Baltic Sea wind farm...


Sep 10, 2010, 09:29 ET IMTS: German Machinery and Equipment Orders Up in 2010

Germany's machinery and equipment industry continues its rebound from the global downturn, posting a 48 percent increase in orders this July over...


Sep 09, 2010, 12:39 ET WEF Global Competitiveness Report: Germany Jumps in Rankings, Infrastructure Remains Key

Germany has improved two spots in the global rankings to fifth place in a study on international competitiveness released today. This news comes on...


Sep 03, 2010, 09:29 ET PVSEC: German Solar Demand on Record Pace in 2010; Feed-in Tariffs Updated

Photovoltaic system installations in the first half of 2010, estimated at 3 GWp, continue to consolidate Germany's position as the world's...


Jul 15, 2010, 09:29 ET IFT Food Expo 2010: German Food Industry Tapped to Meet European Demand

The German food industry is an unlikely industry heavyweight. The country's number four industry in total goods produced accounted for products...


Jul 09, 2010, 09:29 ET Renewable Energy Act Amendments Shift Demand to German Rooftop Segment

Amendments to the photovoltaic feed-in tariffs of Germany's Renewable Energies Act (EEG) were passed today, marking a shift towards the rooftop...


Jun 25, 2010, 09:27 ET Market Demand and Innovation in Germany Propel Industrial Biotechnology Growth

Industrial biotechnology is expected to grow worldwide by 10 to 20 percent per year through 2020. Germany has already established the preconditions...


Jun 16, 2010, 08:58 ET MetoKote Opens New German Plant

MetoKote Corporation, a US-based provider of protective coating for machinery and equipment, opens its new regional coating center today, less than...


Jun 09, 2010, 08:58 ET Major Investments Drive Growth of German Solar Industry

The rapid growth of the photovoltaic industry (PV) in Germany continues. Several solar companies, namely industry giants First Solar, Avancis,...


Jun 02, 2010, 08:59 ET Ernst & Young: Germany Ranked a Top Global Investment Location

Germany receives top marks as an investment location in the eyes of international managers. This is the result of a new study on the attractiveness...


May 21, 2010, 09:59 ET 10th Annual European Shared Services and Outsourcing Week 2010

With projected growth rates exceeding nine percent, back-office functions are driving steady growth in Germany's business process outsourcing...


May 14, 2010, 03:00 ET WHEC: Germany Marks New Era for Energy Storage and Fuel Cell Industry

Germany has developed the most extensive framework for the energy storage and fuel cell industry in the world, driven by the country's unwavering...


May 03, 2010, 10:00 ET Web 2.0: Mobile Data and IT Services Drive Growth of German IT Industry

Driven by positive growth rates in outsourcing services, infrastructure services and mobile data services, Germany's information and communications...


May 03, 2010, 09:00 ET BIO 2010: German Molecular Diagnostics Segment Posting Double-Digit Growth

Molecular diagnostics has quickly become one of the most important biotechnology segments in Germany. With an estimated 10 percent share of the EUR...


Apr 29, 2010, 09:29 ET American Companies See Opportunities in Eastern Germany

Germany is the top business location for American companies in Europe, according to a recent survey conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce...