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07/11/2017

Nord-Micro, OptoTech Optikmaschinen and Lampenwelt named as HESSEN CHAMPIONS 2017

On the 26th Hesse Entrepreneur Day hosted by the Federation of Hessen Trade Associations (VhU), the “Hessen Champions 2017” were announced in the Wiesbadener Kurhaus.
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27/03/2017

Software AG Acquires Cumulocity GmbH and Extends its Internet of Things Technology Leadership

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today announced the acquisition of Cumulocity GmbH, based in Dusseldorf, Germany. Cumulocity develops innovative solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) offering connectivity for networked digital devices and sensors through a cloud hosted IoT device ...
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07/03/2017

Foreign Investments in Hessen Remain on the Rise – 163 Permanent Establishments

Another new record set – A total of 163 international companies set up permanent establishments or expanded their existing investments in Hessen in the past year. Never before has Hessen experienced such a large volume of foreign direct investment. Atop the list of investors for the first time is ...
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01/03/2017

Deutsche Börse launches new segment called Scale

Scale, the new segment of the German stock market targeting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), was launched successfully on March 1, 2017. Scale featured 46 listed stocks and corporate bonds at the start of the trading day. Further issuers have already applied for inclusion and are set to ...
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14/02/2017

Hessen’s Minister of European Affairs Lucia Puttrich visits Merck

As part of a series of meetings surrounding the issue of Brexit, Hessen’s Minister of European Affairs Lucia Puttrich paid a visit to the Darmstadt-based science and technology corporation Merck, where she discussed the ramifications of the upcoming implementation of the Brexit referendum with Dr. ...
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13/02/2017

High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in Fraunhofer Spin-Off wetransform

The High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in wetransform, a start-up that builds a cloud solution for particularly easy data transformation and migration.
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13/02/2017

Dow relocates German headquarters to Wiesbaden

Many Dow employees will soon have a longer commute to work in the wake of the American chemical company’s plans to merge two locations into one. The CEO explains why Hessen’s capital city was selected.
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10/02/2017

Zhongce Rubber Group Co., Ltd. set to establish operations in Frankfurt am Main

Zhongce Rubber Group Co., Ltd. will soon be supplying its European customers with car tires, truck tires, and industrial and agricultural solid rubber tires from its new permanent establishment in the FrankfurtRhineMain region. FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH International Marketing of the Region (FRM ...
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30/01/2017

Brexit: BaFin informs foreign banks

At the initiative of its President, Felix Hufeld, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) invited about 50 representatives of foreign banks to a supervisory workshop in Frankfurt to discuss specialist issues related to Brexit.
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27/01/2017

International investors attend Ski Jumping World Cup in Willingen

International investors from eleven countries including China, France, India, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, and the USA visited the town of Willingen, located in the region of Waldeck, on January 27. Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI) invited them and other Hessen partners to the opening ...
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27/01/2017

The United States and United Kingdom as key export destinations for Hessen based companies

Hessen based companies recorded goods exports to the US and the UK valued at just under €12.2 billion in 2015. According to the Statistical Office of the German State of Hessen, combined exports to these two countries accounted for over 20% of all exports stemming from Hessen.
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12/01/2017

Joint promotion of FrankfurtRhineMain and Hessen as ideal business locations

The German state of Hessen and the FrankfurtRhineMain region have agreed to a joint cooperation concerning the further expansion of marketing activities aimed at enticing companies to relocate to Hessen and FrankfurtRhineMain particularly in light of Brexit.
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02/01/2017

Top Investments 2016 in Hessen

In 2016, Hessen again proved to be a top location for international businesses. Learn more about why companies like Palletways Group Ltd. and Velodyne LiDAR chose Hessen as location for their German subsidiaries. 
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12/12/2016

FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH International Marketing of the Region organizes first-ever networking event for international schools

At the initiative of FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH International Marketing of the Region and Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI), representatives of the international schools from the entire FrankfurtRhineMain region took part in a first-ever meeting on December 12, 2016. Principals and managing ...
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18/11/2016

TechQuartier in Frankfurt officially opened

November 17, 2016 saw the official opening of Frankfurt’s focal point for start-ups on the fintech and insurtech scene: the TechQuartier.
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04/11/2016

Minister of Economic Affairs Al-Wazir and Dr. Waldschmidt in Seoul

Promoting relations between Korean and Hessian companies and establishing networks formed the focus of a seminar event held as part of a delegation trip to Japan and Korea by the Hessen Ministry of Economic Affairs. Hessen Minister of Economic Affairs Tarek Al-Wazir and Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt, CEO ...
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01/11/2016

Relations between Hessen and Japan further consolidated

The state-owned business promotion company Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI) and the Japanese foreign trade promotion organization JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) have signed a cooperation agreement in Tokyo. Minister of Economic Affairs Tarek Al-Wazir praised the deal as further ...
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31/10/2016

Chinese-German investor conference in the Kassel region

For the first time ever, a Chinese-German investor conference took place in Northern Hessen from October 27 to 29, 2016. The business forum is organized by the Hessen-China Network and the location chosen for the event is the SMA Solar Academy.
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30/09/2016

Northern Hessen is among Europe's 10 most innovative regions

Four years ago, the supervisory board of Regionalmanagement Nordhessen GmbH adopted the 2022 Northern Hessen Guiding Principle. The objective was to develop the region so it would become one of the most attractive European idea and innovation regions until then and to generate future jobs in ...
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29/09/2016

Hessen solidifies its status as a top location for outer space exploration

The Rosetta mission conducted by the European Space Agency (ESA) is set to conclude on September 30, 2016 following a controlled landing of the mother probe on the surface of its destination comet. Upon completion of this highly successful mission, Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt, CEO of HA Hessen Agentur ...
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