Made in Germany: The Business Magazine

Made in Germany gives an inside view of the global economy, provides gripping business reports from the heart of Europe. From the world’s financial markets to the offices of top CEO’s, our reporters are where the economic action is. Every week top-flight business analysts visit our Berlin studios and explain current economic developments as they happen.

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      Dresscode - Casual Friday


      Sartorial standards take a beating on Casual Fridays. Men show up at work dressed for a casual night out with the lads. But many companies still have a dress-down day at the end of the work week – much to the dismay of DW style guru Gerhard Elfers.


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      Power for Africa


      Torsten Schreiber is a German entrepreneur who is bringing transportable solar power plants to remote villages in various African countries – including crisis regions. A portrait of an entrepreneur with a mission.


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      Internet expert Joachim Bühler about 5G


      When will the successor of LTE arrive? 5G is supposed to make the world more mobile and data transfers even speedier. What will change? DW speaks with internet expert Joachim Bühler.


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      5G: The Next Generation


      The next generation of wireless technology is 5G, which is promising ten times as fast as 4G. But supporting these blistering speeds will require a massive boost in connection density. So will 5G live up to its promises?


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      A booster rocket for young entrepreneurs


      A financial jump-start, contacts and mentoring are all important for young entrepreneurs. Startups in the area of space technology and satellite navigation can apply to get that boost from the European Space Agency.


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      Precious Cargo - Fine Art Transport


      It's a major contract – fragile paintings by the renowned artist Max Beckmann need to travel to an exhibition. That means a special logistics company that uses climate-controlled crates and takes special care.


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      Come again? Hearing aids are hip?


      Hearing problems are widespread among the elderly. But at least hearing aids have shrugged off their fuddy-duddy image and become hip.


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      Fact check - prejudices about ageing


      Older workers are often seen as inefficient and inflexible. DW examines how much truth there is to the clichés.


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      Young vs. old - the job market stand-off


      Young people often feel they're not taken seriously, while their older colleagues feel their age is seen as a disadvantage. DW sent out a couple of reporters to investigate age discrimination.


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      Old, happy and healthy - positive ageing


      81 year old Brigitte seems to have drunk from the fountain of youth. She does regular exercise, still works, has a partner and a large circle of friends. She's even got computer skills.


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