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The impressive meander of the Saale river in southeastern Thuringia.

A trip around the world in the heart of Germany

It’s travel season! Let’s go to France, Italy, Norway, Malaysia or Peru! Sounds like a busy itinerary and a faraway destination? It doesn’t have to be – Thuringia, an intercultural state and inspiring tourist locale, offers nearby sites…

The advertising poster whets the appetite for the upcoming Chagall exhibition.

“The art gallery is always worth a trip to Apolda” – that is the closing sentence on the website of the Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde art gallery. Indeed, thousands of visitors come to this central Thuringian town every year to experience…

Downtown Astana

Companies seeking new business opportunities in dynamic markets amid global upheaval were offered attractive options at the end of April: Led by Economics Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee and State Secretary for Economics Carsten Feller, a…

Business location Jena.

New headquarters in Jena

After considerable growth in recent years and the successful completion of a financing round, FBGS Technologies GmbH launched its expansion project in Jena last September with a groundbreaking ceremony. The new building expands office and…

For 15 years, LEG Thüringen and its partners have organized the yearly Thuringian Foreign

15th Thuringian Foreign Trade Day

Around 300 participants attended the 15th Thuringian Foreign Trade Day on March 1, 2023, to learn about strategies and ways to successfully internationalize despite challenging uncertainties. The Volkshaus Jena provided the perfect setting…

Digital 3D-finger print capture.

Thuringian invention revolutionizes fingerprinting

Fingerprints can be captured with greater speed and security thanks to an invention from IDloop GmbH, a Jena-based biometrics start-up: The company has developed the world’s first ever 3D scanner that records fingerprints at a microscopic…

For Stephen Eddowes, CEO of MantaMESH (middle), the award at the World Economic Forum is a great honor (left: Francisco Betti, WEF; right: Enno de Boer, McKinsey & Company).

MantaMESH receives award at World Economic Forum

Thuringia leads in the use of Industry 4.0 technologies: MantaMESH, a company from western Thuringia, was honored as a global lighthouse during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and accepted into the Global Lighthouse Network.

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Advice on decarbonization

The path to greenhouse gas-neutral production is strewn with challenges. This includes switching to renewable energies, using environmentally friendly materials and increasing material efficiency. To support the Thuringian economy, the…