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Covid-19 Update – LEG availability and resources during the pandemic

COVID-19 Resources

We are actively monitoring the current and rapid developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page, you can find all the latest information updates and assistance to overcome potential negative effects for your project in Germany and Thuringia.

Although we are currently unable to meet you in person due to travelling constraints and with many planned events and trade shows being cancelled or postponed, you can still count on LEG Thuringia as your one-stop-shop agency during these difficult times. All our teams and services continue to operate virtually and remain available for your requests and inquiries. You can reach us at and through our regular communication channels.

This page contains resources and valuable information to help you through the current crisis and we also invite you to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to receive our updates.

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With physical access to the German market limited due to the coronavirus crisis, this is an ideal time to develop relationships with potential partners, suppliers, end users, trade associations, and research institutes in order to implement a market strategy in Thuringia. Use our up-to-date Company Database in order to receive detailed information on Thuringian industries and technologies. 

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Various success stories from businesses in Thuringia

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Fraunhofer Battery Innovation and Technology Center is established at industry park Erfurter Kreuz

With a grant of 13.5 million euros from the Free State of Thuringia, the Battery Innovation and Technology Center (BITC) will begin its work on July 10, 2020 at the Erfurter Kreuz industrial park. The opening marks an important step in expanding and interlinking activities in the field of battery...

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Coronavirus crisis: Chinese company CATL donates hundreds of thousands of masks and gloves to Thuringia

Strong signal of affiliation to the region / LEG assisted with organizing the aid / the recipient is the Foundation outpatient medical care Thuringia

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Nobel Prize for Jena-born researcher

This news received on October 9, 2019 was celebrated not only by the prizewinners, but also by the researchers at the CEEC Jena: John B. Goodenough was one of three scientists to receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2019, and was honored for his work on the development of lithium ion batteries.

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CATL starts construction of its first overseas factory in Germany

Thuringia, Germany – A groundbreaking ceremony for the first overseas factory of the world's leading lithium-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) took place on October 18 in Thuringia, a state in east-central Germany, marking the start of construction of the first...

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Amazon builds distribution center in Erfurt

A distribution center for online wholesaler Amazon is currently being built at the "International Logistics Center" (ILZ) in Erfurt. Amazon has commissioned Munich-based real estate company GIEAG AG to develop the 23,000 m² site and will then lease the property.

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      Thuringia offers about 400 fully developed and immediately available industrial and commercial sites of all sizes. Our online database gives you an overview of potential properties. In combination with our Company Database, that lists more than 4,000 approved profiles of Thuringian companies, you can also check which companies are located at your chosen site. In addition, this search function is also available for research institutions.