Press Release
Oct 03, 2019

30 Years After The Wall: Eastern German Success Stories

In the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the economies of Western and Eastern Germany have come ever closer together. So how are the eastern economy and research institutions doing? Have the "new" federal states in the east been able to establish themselves as attractive investment locations? To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) has produced a short film illustrating the state of play in Eastern Germany with six individual success stories.

Exemplarily, reprentatives of JPT Peptide Technologies in Berlin, Rolls-Royce in Brandenburg, Liebherr-MCCtec in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, VON ARDENNE in Saxony, COMAN Software in Saxony-Anhalt, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Thuringia talk about their experiences in Eastern Germany.

Article "30 Years After the Wall"

The six success stories are also featured in the Markets Germany article "30 Years After the Wall"


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