Investment location Saxony-Anhalt: January 2017

What has happened in the local economy? An overview of the most important news items.


  • Paradiesfrucht GmbH acquires land and building of Fricopan Back GmbH: Sun Fruits GmbH – which belongs to the company group Paradiesfrucht GmbH based in Salzwedel – has acquired the land and building of Fricopan Back GmbH in Immekath. Fricopan Back GmbH had ceased production there at the end of August 2016. Read more.

  • Second medical technology company settles in the research campus STIMULATE: After the settlement of ACES Ing.-GmbH from the Stuttgart area, another medical technology company has settled in the Research Campus STIMULATE: the US company MedWaves, Inc. MedWaves, Inc. is a company from San Diego, USA, manufacturing medical technology that can also be used in a magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) machines. Find out more.

  • Ridgeway Biologicals Ltd is becoming part of IDT Biologika: Pursuing its globalization strategy IDT Biologika expands its network of companies offering autogenous vaccines for animals, following the acquisition of the Canadian Gallant Custom Laboratories in November 2015. The new acquisition was signed on January 5th, with the closing of the deal dated on January 1st, 2017. Read more.


  • Analysis of Saxony-Anhalt's 100 biggest 100 companies: Top ten companies in Saxony-Anhalt are growing. Find out more.


  • Inside 3D Printing, Singapore: Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo is the largest professional 3D printing and additive manufacturing event worldwide. On February 14th and 15th, it takes place in Singapore. The conference is an important platform for knowledge transfer and networking and shows how 3D printing is revolutionizing industries including manufacturing, medicine, architecture, aerospace, and more. IMG - Investment and Marketing Corporation will promote Saxony-Anhalt as science and business location in the fields of 3D printing, additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping. Find out more.

  • Saxony-Anhalt at CeBIT 2017: IT solutions from Saxony-Anhalt are presented from 20 to 24 March 2016 in Hannover at CeBIT 2017 - in Hall 6 / Booth B47. Fresh and innovative, will be the state's presentation of the IT industry of Saxony-Anhalt in Hannover. This year's focus is on Cloud-Computung, IT-Safety and E-Health project and solutions. Find out more.