How to earn it

  • Yvonne Döbler

White beer.

Meckatzer1Branding. From the small Allgäu village of Meckatz, the Weiß family has been delighting beer connoisseurs from the region and far beyond for almost 160 years. Owner Michael Weiß explains how he has succeeded in doing so despite competition from over-powerful large breweries.

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  • Dr. Günter Kast

The climate killers.

Carbonauten1Innovation. The Baden-Württemberg start-up company carbonauten has developed a plastic whose production uses raw materials that would otherwise produce harmful greenhouse gases. In ten years, the founders Torsten Becker (l.) and Christian Hiemer hope to generate more than one billion euros in sales with this super material.

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  • Dr. Ludger Wess

Carefree life with donor organs.

TolerogenixX 1Medical technology. People with donor organs must be on guard against infectious diseases throughout their lives. To prevent the organ from being rejected, their immune system must be suppressed. An infection could be a death sentence. Biotechnology companies are now working to preserve the capabilities of these patients' immune systems.

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  • Dr. Günter Kast

Small units, big effect.

Moewa 1Start-up. The expansion of large wind turbines has almost come to a standstill in Germany. As a result, a niche is opening up for small, cost-effective and modularly expandable turbines. Two Berlin-based founders want to bring them to series production readiness.

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  • Cornelia Knust

That makes it possible.

Claude Maurer 1Succession. The lighting designer Ingo Maurer from Munich has left to posterity not only his art but also his business. As disorganized as might have been expected from this type of artist. Daughter Claude Maurer needs a new management strategy to keep the company alive.

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