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22
November
2017

Taxes & social security contributions in Bavaria: facts worth knowing for start-ups and companies

Taxes & social security contributions in Bavaria: facts worth knowing for start-ups and companies
German tax law seems daunting at first glance. But it’s worth looking into the details as overall the total tax burden of 29.8 percent in Germany is quite a bit lower than in other industrial countries like Spain or Italy. Added to this, the state of Bavaria offers a low tax burden for companies in many regions through cheaper trade tax conditions....
08
November
2017

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China, Community, Networks

Welcoming the world to Bavaria: Tradition and modernism from China

Welcoming the world to Bavaria: Tradition and modernism from China
Bavaria says “ni hao” to more than 12,000 Chinese citizens living in the state, 7,000 of them in the regional capital alone. A community that is constantly growing, just like the People’s Republic and its economy. It is therefore hardly surprising that more and more Chinese companies are also setting up in Bavaria.
03
November
2017

Bavarian history: Salt – white gold

Bavarian history: Salt – white gold
We can’t imagine our life without salt any more, whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, we cannot do without this seasoning. It’s hard to imagine that salt was more valuable than gold just a few hundred years ago. Once a sign of wealth and power, today it’s a mass product at a bargain price.

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26.10.2017
Getting started in Bavaria with future technologies

Getting started in Bavaria with future technologies

During the 2nd French-Bavarian Oktoberfest Start-up Meeting we discussed the promising expansions of markets and technology areas...
24.10.2017
A new neighbour for it-sa: Command Control, the cyber security conference in Munich

A new neighbour for it-sa: Command Control, the cyber security...

Digitalisation and cyber security are two topics that cannot be thought about separately. Which is why it is hardly surprising...
20.10.2017
A look back at the Oktoberfest: six things we learnt about digital Bavaria

A look back at the Oktoberfest: six things we learnt about...

And another year is over – the madness in Munich has come to an end for now. But the last two weeks in September were not just all...
17.10.2017
Patent offices in Bavaria – a centre for more innovation protection

Patent offices in Bavaria – a centre for more innovation...

Patents, utility models, trade marks, registered designs or copyright – there are a number of options to protect inventions and...
06.10.2017
Support and assistance: consular posts in Bavaria

Support and assistance: consular posts in Bavaria

It’s not just business aspects that play a part when selecting a location for a company in foreign countries. A modern...
18.09.2017
Shedding light: photonics and sensor technology in Bavaria

Shedding light: photonics and sensor technology in Bavaria

Both the photonics and sensor technology industry are quite rightly considered to be key technologies, particularly with regard to...
15.09.2017
Second round for the German-Indian Business Forum: The Tiger meets the Lion

Second round for the German-Indian Business Forum: The Tiger...

It's September and once again the time has come: the German-Indian Business Forum set up last year was held in Munich....
13.09.2017
How Adidas is making innovative shoes out of spider silk fibres

How Adidas is making innovative shoes out of spider silk fibres

Spiderman is involved in developing shoes? It sounds like just a vivid imagination at first but it has already become reality. Dr...