Germany Trade & Invest

EU Mandates Greater Recyclability in Batteries - Berlin: The European Council has approved new regulations requiring batteries to be far more recyclable. The rules mean novel business opportunities in Germany. Under the regulations, producers will be responsible for collecting set percentages of waste portable batteries (63% by the end of 2027 and 73% by the end of 2030). Moreover, they will have […]
AI Boom Sparks German Start-Up Recovery - Berlin: Despite recent dips in financing, more and more young technology companies are being founded in Europe's largest economy. The recovery is being driven in part by the intense interest in artificial intelligence applications. The numbers of new start-ups in Germany is back on the rise. That's the conclusion of a survey done by the […]
Germany Joins Europe Startup Nation Alliance (ESNA) - Berlin: Europe's largest economy is backing the initiative to optimize conditions for fledgling companies throughout the European Union and Iceland. Germany's startups commissioner, Anna Christmann, has announced that Germany is becoming a member of the Europe Startup Nation Alliance (ESNA). She made her statement today at the Viva Technology Conference in Paris, France. The German […]
Germany Invested Nearly EUR 1.5 Billion in Energy Research in 2022 - Berlin: German government spending on energy research rose by 13 percent last year. That's according to the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action's (BMWK) annual report on the topic. The state invested EUR 1.11 billion in 7365 running and 1661 new energy research projects. Almost EUR 320 million in additional money went to the […]
Germany to Invest Billion-Plus in Environmental Trucking - Berlin: The German Ministry of Digital and Transportation is putting more than EUR one billion into climate-friendly transport vehicles. This additional money comes after the ministry received four times as many applications for support for projects in its 2022 round of funding compared compared with 2021. “The market for emissions-free transport vehicles has begun to […]