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Rocket-backed furniture site Westwing plans Frankfurt IPO

Sep 13 2018

BERLIN European online furniture retailer Westwing plans to raise about 120 million euros ($139 million) in a Frankfurt listing, the latest start-up backed by German investor Rocket Internet to go public.

Exoskelette greifen VW-Bandarbeitern unter die Arme

Sep 13 2018

Berlin Erfunden wurden sie, um Querschnittgelähmten wieder das Laufen zu ermöglichen: Exoskelette.

Hudson's Bay, Signa form European retail, real estate joint venture

Sep 11 2018

BERLIN Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) and Signa Holding agreed on Tuesday to merge Germany's Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt chains to form Europe's third-biggest department store chain as they battle online rivals, sending HBC shares surging. | Video

Ottobock reaches for growth with industrial exoskeletons

Sep 11 2018

BERLIN German artificial limb manufacturer Ottobock plans to start selling a mechanical exoskeleton that makes manual labor for factory workers easier this week, joining a field already crowded with major industrial players and start-ups.

Medtech firms get personal with digital twins

Aug 31 2018

HEIDELBERG, Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. | Video

UPDATE 2-Vonovia to pause on acquisitions after M&A spree

Aug 31 2018

* Ups 2018 profit forecast to 1.05-1.07 bln from 1.03-1.05 bln euros

Pharmakonzerne schlagen wegen Blockade in Saudi-Arabien Alarm

Aug 22 2018

Berlin Die politischen Spannungen zwischen Deutschland und Saudi-Arabien haben deutsche Arzneimittel- und Medizintechnik-Hersteller auf den Plan gerufen.

Exclusive: Pharma sector warns Saudis on German drug curbs

Aug 22 2018

BERLIN European and U.S. pharmaceutical associations have waded into a diplomatic row between Germany and Saudi Arabia, warning that ongoing restrictions on German-made drugs could hurt Saudi patients and dampen future investment in the kingdom.

Akorn row overshadows Fresenius' generics guidance

Jul 31 2018

BERLIN Fears that a legal dispute with U.S. drugmaker Akorn could extend into next year overshadowed improved guidance from Germany's Fresenius SE for its Kabi generics business.

Healthineers' global supply network to cushion trade tariff hit

Jul 30 2018

BERLIN Siemens Healthineers plans to cushion the impact of trade tensions between the United States and China by changing its supply routes to ship goods from its European factories, its chief financial officer said on Monday.

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