May 2021
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Dear readers,

For those of you who haven’t already heard about it, our website has been revamped. Exciting reports by investors about their experiences in Hessen, up-to-the-minute topics, and interesting videos await you. You’ll find a lot of key information about options for investing in Hessen, too.

There’s also fascinating news from Hessen on the fight against the coronavirus. Our newsletter explains the role played by waste water here. This issue also takes a look at the thriving start-up scene in Hessen. 169 such innovative businesses were founded in our state last year. This means Hessen saw the fastest year-on-year growth in Germany in this area. Take a look for yourself...

Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt

Chief Executive Officer
Hessen Trade & Invest

Data Center Hub Hessen: China Mobile International Expands Operations

China Mobile International (CMI) has opened a new data center in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Hessen, confirming Frankfurt as a premier data center hub.

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All you need to know

Investing in Hessen just got easier: Our new website is launched!

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Did you know...

... that 42 percent of Hessen's surface area is covered by forest?

New Ways to Fight the Coronavirus

Can waste water samples help combat the coronavirus: It sounds peculiar, but they can. Learn how such samples can be used to predict infection events and hence allow preventive measures to be taken.

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Frankfurt Confirmed as the EU’s Leading Financial Center

The city in Hessen is now officially Continental Europe’s most important financial center. Find out more about the ranking - and what impact the "Brexit effect" has.

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5 Takeaways About Our Start-Up Ecosystem

Hessen’s start-up ecosystem is flourishing: Numerous cluster initiatives and a strong educational landscape accelerate the growth of our ecosystem as the recently published „Hessen Startup Monitor 2021“ found out. We have summarized 5 key takeaways for you.

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It’s Official: We Are a Fair European Metropolitan Region

TransFair (Fairtrade Germany) has named the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main region as a “fair European metropolitan region” this year. Learn more about the future-oriented initiative.

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Online Event

25. May - 26. May 2021


With Bio. Innovationen. Stärken. Technologieland Hessen takes a look at current biorefinery projects in Hessen, Europe and around the world that already demonstrate the great potential of industrial biomass utilisation. With the presentation of biological production processes and biobased product examples from science and industry, the second day will show ways from synthesis to a product and clarify the question which new business areas can result from this.

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Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH
Konradinerallee 9
65189 Wiesbaden
Phone +49 611 95017 8641

Concept, text and editing
Fabienne Privat (responsible according to German Press Law)

Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board:
State Secretary Dr. Philipp Nimmermann

Register Court:
Wiesbaden Municipal Court:
HRB 26657
VAT ID No. DE285787703

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