11/08/2020

Feels like Fashion

OK, Fashion Week is coming to Frankfurt. What at first glance might not really fit – the business, fair and trading city Frankfurt has many attributes, just not this. But what becomes clear on closer inspection is that fashion in Frankfurt has created interesting products and personalities. ...
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24/06/2020

Frankfurt Goes Green

We all know the importance of our eco-footprint. Yet, it can be quite difficult to live environmentally friendly, especially in a city. In this regard, Frankfurt in Hessen is the most eco-friendly city to work in - second only to London and outperfomring other major financial centers such as ...
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23/06/2020

Fashion. Flair. Frankfurt!

The alliteration is easy on the tongue. From July 6 to 8, 2021, it will become a reality: Fashion Week is moving to Frankfurt. After around 20 years in Berlin, the fair will be held in Frankfurt in Hessen for the first time, with an accompanying program of events and conferences throughout the city.
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23/06/2020

Smart Hessen

Intelligent garbage cans, free Wi-Fi hotspots and contactless payment in council offices: digital technologies are used in a range of different ways in major cities in Germany. This was among the findings of the Smart City Index. Municipalities in Hessen and Baden-Württemberg performed ...
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22/06/2020

Supply chains become supply mazes

Support for your supply chain management during the coronavirus crisis
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17/06/2020

There's no way around us

Discovering business opportunities abroad while staying home sounds good? Then have a look at our online seminars!
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This statue in Kassel, northern Hessen, is of Hercules, who embodied strength, courage and wisdom. Qualities that we can put to good use in these difficult times.
27/04/2020

A Herculean Task

While the corona crisis is a stress test for society, it presents the economy with an unprecedented Herculean task. To ensure that companies in Hessen, whether small or large, do not need to face this task alone, the federal state of Hessen reacted quickly and decided to offer a protective shield ...
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23/04/2020

From China to Frankfurt

Li Shiwei, President of Tencent Cloud Europe, announced back in December 2019 that this Chinese digital company plans to expand its activities in Europe. And Germany is Tencent’s most important market outside of China.
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© Sandra Junker / TU Darmstadt
15/04/2020

Cleverly connected

Interdisciplinary approaches often solve problems faster and more efficiently. And they open up countless new perspectives and opportunities. An interesting application of this is the engineering-based Center for Synthetic Biology founded by the Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt in Hessen.
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© Hessen Tourismus
15/04/2020

Working where other people take vacation

When people say “work where other people take vacation”, your first thought might be of brilliant sunshine, blue sea and colorful cocktails. But in Hessen, even in winter you can enjoy the sun setting over the nearby snow-covered mountains, the River Rhine winding its way through the ...
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13/02/2020

“The connectivity is great on every level” - A Hessen-Irish Success Story

We spoke to Dr Keith Young from ATC, a Data Centre and Logistics Company. ATC has 40 years of experience in computer transport, logistics, data center migration and working with international technology companies. Established in Dublin in 1979, ATC now works with technology companies and cloud ...
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13/02/2020

Well prepared

Although a hard Brexit “is far from being off the table,” as Minister of European Affairs Lucia Puttrich reminded audiences just recently, the business and policy worlds have prepared themselves well over the past three and a half years. Especially beyond Britain’s borders.
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© VR-Immobilien & Service GmbH der VR-Bankverein Bad Hersfeld-Rotenburg eG
11/02/2020

Who chose Hessen?

Despite the challenges currently facing world trade, Hessen is perfectly placed for businesses that want to target the European market and beyond. In the past year, the state has once again retained its position as an internationally renowned hub for investment. Asian companies, particularly from ...
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05/02/2020

Where ideas and innovations are born

“Innovation is one of the key factors for the success of modern economies, and it originates from the innovativeness of the individual companies. We are proud that Hessen is one of the most important high-tech regions in Europe, but we want to strengthen this position even further,” ...
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04/02/2020

Germany works. Hessen succeeds.

Where’s the best place to do business? The answer you often get is Germany. Because Germany works. Everything here works together. The country is like an engine that runs perfectly, creatively designed for performance and reliability and assembled with precision.
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19/12/2019

Central Hessen: the state of the art in the medical industry

The triad of education, research and business offers a unique selling point in Central Hessen for intensive networking activities being conducted in the areas of health and medicine.
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17/12/2019

Hessen sets a new world record for data

For the second time this year, DE-CIX (German Commercial Internet Exchange) in Frankfurt has hit a new world record.
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02/12/2019

Hessen: The Path to Happiness

Despite the oft-cited expression telling us that there’s no sure path to happiness, there are, at least, some trailblazers leading us in this direction. According to a recent study, one of these pioneers is the most centrally located federal state of Germany: Hessen.
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15/11/2019

Connecting the world

88 airlines and 259 destinations across 99 countries: that’s Frankfurt Airport, Germany’s most important international hub for air travel.
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06/11/2019

Hessen – A Great Place to Call Home

It’s official: Hessen is a cut above the rest when it comes to quality of life.
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