Latest News from North Rhine-Westphalia
25 startups, digital companies and leading figures tell their success stories from NRW – starting with the founder of one of the most successful German startups, moving on to one of the fathers of the Internet of Things and the organizer of the most unusual startup festival in Europe, right up to the family entrepreneur who teaches household appliances how to think.
Good grades are and will remain a decisive factor to be on a successful path to a desired university. This is reflected by the fact that the ‘numerus clausus’ often decides if prospective students are allowed to study certain subjects. But the focal point is also shifting here. Germany is starting to incorporate practices that have long since been used in other countries.
Hamburger Containerboard invests EUR20m in Gelsenkirchen
Hamburger Containerboard, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding, European market leaders in the recycling, paper and packaging industry, invests EUR20m in the production facility in Gelsenkirchen (former Fritz Peters GmbH).
New logistics facility for Daimler in Duisburg
Logistics service provider DB Schenker establishes a logistics facility at Duisburg-Ruhrort for the German automotive corporation Daimler AG. Daimler will use the new location to convey automotive components by ship, particularly to the USA.
The mobile high-tech start-up bitstars has developed a platform with which customers can easily produce individual content for 3D Web, Virtual and Augmented Reality applications.