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IBM subsidiary opens location in Erfurt

IBM iX is an international digital agency that specializes in helping companies to digitally reinvent their businesses. The company, which has around 50 studios worldwide, is now also operating in Erfurt. The digital agency set up shop at…

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Successful Thuringian microchip companies rely on the Erfurt location

Thuringia and its neighbor, Saxony, are semiconductor hubs: Decades of tradition go hand in hand with cutting-edge innovation in both states. Experts have long spoken of the "Silicon Valley of Central Germany" – and it includes Thuringia’s…

Thuringian Delegation visits the British production facility of the MINI at BMW Oxford

Strong support for companies doing business abroad

After a successful first half-year with numerous trade events and trips to countries such as the UK and Romania, our Thuringia International team is looking ahead to a packed schedule in the second half of the year. Various delegation…

Olympic champion Johannes Ludwig as speaker on the subject of motivation at the Foreign Trade Day in Oberhof. Photo: Andreas Hultsch

Record year for Thuringia's foreign trade

Thuringia's foreign trade has recovered from the pandemic slump of 2020. It even set new records: almost 17 billion euros in exports and just under 13.7 billion euros in imports. These results were announced by the Minister of Economics,…

Dr.-Ing. Ilko Rahneberg (Technical Director, SIOS) and Dr. Denis Dontsov (Managing Director, SIOS) accept the TOP 100 award from science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar on behalf of the entire SIOS team. Photo: KD Busch / compamedia

Another award for innovative company

SIOS Meßtechnik GmbH from Ilmenau has convinced for the second time in the 29th round of the competition "TOP 100 Innovators" and received the seal for its excellent innovation management. The award was conferred to the company by Ranga…

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World market leader in Thuringia: asphericon GmbH

The global optical industry got its start in 19th century Jena thanks to the inventions of Carl Zeiss, Ernst Abbe and Otto Schott. To this day, the university town in eastern Thuringia is home to world market leaders in this high-tech…

Mayor Thomas Nitzsche, University President Walter Rosenthal, CEEC Director Ulrich S. Schubert, Science Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee, Infrastructure Minister Susanna Karawanskij and architect Hubert Juranek (from left) during the toppingout ceremony for the CEEC Jena extension buildings.

Thuringia invests heavily in energy storage research

Tomorrow’s battery will come from Jena: Two extensions to the Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry (CEEC) are being built on campus at Friedrich Schiller University. Researchers will develop products such as new energy storage…

TITK – Thuringian Institute for Textile- and Plastics Research in Rudolstadt

Thuringian institute presents bio-adhesive

The Thuringian Institute for Textile and Plastics Research (TITK) recently unveiled a bio-adhesive that is both innovative and sustainable. Producing the hotmelt adhesive releases fewer greenhouse gases and consumes no fossil raw materials.…

The building of University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar.

Weimar: Conservatory actively cultivates Franz Liszt’s legacy

Culture has a long tradition in Thuringia – and remains alive in many places. Weimar is a prime example: It was home not only to literary heavyweights such as Johann Wolfgang Goethe and Friedrich Schiller but also to composers such as…

LEG Thüringen headquarters in front of St Mary’s Cathedral and Severi Church in Erfurt.

Anniversary retrospective shows: LEG is a strong partner for companies

1,700 new investments and expansions supported, over 3,000 hectares of industrial land developed, almost 50 different trade fair appearances organized in and outside Germany – these are just a few excerpts from LEG’s impressive 30-year…

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