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The German Agency for Transfer and Innovation will be based in Erfurt.

Bringing research to market faster

Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, is to become the headquarters of the German Agency for Transfer and Innovation (DATI). As the German government's central innovation and funding agency, DATI will support the rapid transfer of technological…

Martin Walden, Bodo Ramelow, Dr. Richard Lutz and Andreas Bausewein celebrate the kick-off of DB experience world.

Modern Deutsche Bahn campus to be built in Erfurt

It is a unique investment in the future for Deutsche Bahn. And it is being realized in Thuringia’s state capital: Over the next few years, DB will be building its central training facility not far from Erfurt’s main railway station and ICE…

Among numerous business appointments, there was also time for exploring Japanese culture.

Delegation trip brings Thuringia and Japan closer together

A delegation trip to Japan at the end of April led by Thuringia’s Minister of Economics, Wolfgang Tiefensee, offered a wide range of contacts and the best conditions for opening up new markets. From April 20 to 27, 25 companies and research…

Further support for local business development agencies

By creating a centralized „local service point“, LEG aims at improving accessibility of their own service package all over Thuringia. The established services remain in place, among them the research databases for commercial sites and…

Holographic augmented reality head-up display

Innovative holography from Zeiss revolutionizes the world we live in

Holograms are fascinating. They convey free-floating images or three-dimensional representations. The ZEISS Group, based in Thuringia, Germany, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of holography technology. At the beginning of the year,…

FBGS Technologies GmbH new headquarter at Franz-Loewen-Street in Jena21 industrial park

New home with state-of-the-art laboratories and modern drawing tower

An extraordinary move culminated in the company settling in its own innovative headquarters. FBGS, a sensor specialist from Jena, recently opened the doors at a new location. The company previously operated out of rented space but now has a…

Test bench at the Thuringian Innovation Center Mobility (ThIMo)

Strong funding for research into sustainability and innovative mobility

The state is providing a total of EUR 6.4 million to the Thuringian Innovation Center for Recyclable Materials (ThIWert), which is affiliated with the University of Applied Sciences in Nordhausen. Established in 2018, ThIWert develops new…

The “Spa&GolfResort Weimarer Land” in Blankenhain

Why Harry Kane is drawn to Thuringia during the European Championships

The UEFA European Football Championship will kick off soon in Germany – and Thuringia will be well represented. At the end of May, the German national team and coach Julian Nagelsmann will spend a week preparing for the tournament at the…


Preparing migrants for the job market – the German Professional School

It is a school unlike any other. The German Professional School (GPS) is an institution that specifically prepares refugees and, prospectively, young people from third countries for vocational training in Thuringia while focusing on…