Researchers in eastern Germany want to transform environmentally harmful plastic into a valuable raw material.
The economic catching-up process in the east of Germany is stagnating. What should be done? Economics researcher Oliver Holtemöller tells us where more adjustments can be made.
The economy in east Germany is characterized by clusters that have formed in traditional industrial centres. These are its strengths.
How many people are in gainful employment and where do they work? Here are some key facts, and a surprising number relating to the “industrious Germans”.
Exports are not everything – seven factors for Germany’s economic strength.
“Made in Germany” stands for originality and quality; innovations are the engine driving the German economy
Who benefits most from the free-trade agreement between the EU and Japan? Marcus Schürmann, Managing Director of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, believes there is immense potential.
These international rankings reveal many of Germany’s strengths – but also a weakness.
Will raw materials from outer space secure the future of German industry? Answers to six key questions.
How the idea of Industry 4.0 can be implemented in practice: three projects you should know about.
What does Industry 4.0 mean? What can the new technology do? What progress has Germany made? An expert gives five easily understandable answers.