In a rapidly changing world, MADE in Germany examines the risks and benefits of digitalization and its impact on the way we work, what we earn and how we live. The program also investigates the ethics of business, and showcases young entrepreneurs who are redefining the workplace. Instead of just crunching the numbers, MADE delves deeper into issues and also explores the emotional side to stories.
At the moment, property investors are being drawn to Berlin like bees to honey. They’re renovating buildings and hiking rent, pricing out long-term residents. Many feel like they're being forced out of the city. But they're not going quietly.
It's a small, cheap component – and it's essential for industry: the resistor. Electrical resistance is essential in devices from light bulbs to power lines. A simple relationship describing resistance was discovered by physicist Georg Simon Ohm.
Italians are fed up with austerity, and Rome challenged Brussels' authority with its 2019 budget. What does the Italian business community think of the government's current fiscal policy - and the public mood? MADE goes to Italy to find out.
What to do when you can't sleep at night? Count sheep? Well if you're Olaf KRIEGER you hit the town. And he’s clearly not alone - it feels like the whole city is awake. Don't waste your time, make the most of your nights!
Lawyer Pamela Pabst is blind. In the courtroom she's unable to assess photos or other visual evidence. But what she lacks in eyesight, she more than makes up for with her other senses. As a result she's been very successful in her chosen career.
Billions of people don't have access to high-speed internet. Many live in remote regions without cable or fiber-optic broadband. But laser beams can reach anywhere. The German startup Mynaric is sending information round the world by laser beam.
It's been more than a century since the first lightbulbs lit up our homes. Today we can use our smartphones to regulate LEDs all over the house: to make them brighter, more colorful, to automatically switch on or off. Light has become smart.
The global population is exploding, cities are mushrooming and more farmland is needed. So why not turn high-rise buildings into greenhouses, with the latest LED lamps providing light? A huge opportunity for traditional light bulb manufacturers.
They can't read or write, but they're learning to become entrepreneurs. After undergoing training at Barefoot College in India, 60 women from all over the world will return to their villages, with the skills to install and repair solar systems.