Covid-19 Update – LEG availability and resources during the pandemic
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
List of resources
- Thüringer Aufbaubank (Thuringian Development Bank, TAB)
- Robert Koch Institute
- European Commission
- Germany Trade & Invest (GTaI)
- Coronavirus Aid for Companies in Difficulties – Unprecedented Response from KfW, German government and EU Commission
- COVID-19: A Guide to the European Resources Available for Private Equity Firms
- Germany’s coronavirus response: Separating fact from fiction
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Why invest in Thuringia?
The perfect location in one of the world’s largest and most powerful markets
All major German cities can be reached in less than 5 hours
More than 40 well-known research institutes and 13 universities as partners for your business
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Various success stories from businesses in Thuringia
ZEISS, TRUMPF and Fraunhofer research team awarded the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2020 for the development of EUV lithography.read more
In response to the economic consequences of the Corona crisis, the Thuringian Ministry of Economics has changed the conditions in the central investment promotion programs.read more
In order to expand its presence in enterprise training and education around 3D augmented reality content the US-American company Vuzix partners with the Thuringian marketing tech startup room AG from Jena.read more
About 130 million euros are invested by Amazon in its new logistics location in the city of Gera. The online retailer plans to start operations in eastern Thuringia before the beginning of the 2021 Christmas season and will create around 1,000 new jobs.read more
Innovative products for 'keyhole surgery': the company W.O.M. World Of Medicine GmbH invests around 10 million euros and creates new jobs in Sonneberg.read more
Southern Thuringian company BINZ recently launched a groundbreaking innovation to combat deadly pathogens: An LED light system installed in the ambulance’s headliner emits UV light that kills 99.99 percent of bacteria, viruses and other germs in just under ten minutes.read more