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Azerbaijani farmers as guests of world market leaders

[20.10.2019] In spring, executives from Azerbaijan received the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at two German agricultural machinery manufacturers. The visit to an internationally operating group and a medium-sized enterprise provided insights into their process-optimised production and the broad range of products. The programme began at Claas, one of the world's leading... Read More

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Farmers from Azerbaijan visit Saxony

The weather on the first day of the spring month of March was extremely cold in Dresden with temperatures around minus 12 degrees Celsius and an icy wind. In the early morning, 16 Azerbaijani farmers took the bus that was to keep them fairly warm and take them to the places where they were going... Read More

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Family Businesses Inspire

Dirk Gropp, head of the family-run Saxonian Bernhard Werner Nahrungsmittel Produktions- und Handels GmbH, is assessing the supplies in the company’s warehouse. He‘s sifting the potato flour through his fingers: the raw material for the company's products comes from carefully selected agricultural areas, which he regularly travels to perform personal inspections. That‘s the only way... Read More

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Water and Waste Management in Hamburg and Berlin

For four weeks, the participants in an industry-specific group from the water and waste management industry in Russia and Azerbaijan visited a variety of – mainly municipal – enterprises in Hamburg and Berlin and learnt about new technologies. At a cooperation exchange in Berlin and business meetings throughout Germany, they established individual contacts to manufacturers... Read More

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Health “Made in Germany”

In summer 2015, an international group of managers from the health care sector completed the manager training programme at Baden-Württemberg International (bw-i). The twenty-two participants from Azerbaijan, Belarus, India, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam work as doctors or managers in the health care or medical technology sector. A visit to Medical Valley Hechingen... Read More

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Hands-on innovative medical technology

With the right preparation and implementation, an industry-specific programme that not only prepares participants for business with Germany but also enables greater insights and opportunities for cooperation in their specialist fields is already a highlight for all involved overall. This is particularly the case if the programme brings together professionals, who work in human medicine.... Read More

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International project management at BAKTAT

In March 2015, 20 young managers from Azerbaijan visited the Mannheim-based German-Turkish company, BAK Kardeşler GmbH, which belongs to the BAKTAT group. The cross-sectoral Azerbaijani group, which also included a number of participants from the consumer goods industry, received a warm welcome at the company headquarters from company co-founder and managing partner, Mustafa Baklan. He... Read More

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Learning from a Fellow Countryman

Sunshine, mild temperatures and little rain – this is how the Azerbaijani executives from the middle and upper management levels experienced the city of Celle and the surrounding area in autumn 2014. German companies were very interested in establishing contact with the group, although many company representatives knew very little about the country. The success... Read More

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The Manager Training Programme: An Asset to Germany and its Partner Countries

By Dr. Eckhard Franz: A Mittelstand policy that improves the framework conditions for medium-sized companies and foreign trade promotion that supports medium-sized companies in their overseas endeavours – these are important focuses for the new federal government, which have also been firmly anchored in the coalition agreement. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Sigmar... Read More

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Towards Good Health

In summer, 19 executives from Azerbaijan, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Ukraine and Vietnam familiarised themselves with the German healthcare sector and concluded first contracts. “With a share of 11 per cent of GDP and growth of almost four per cent per year, the healthcare sector is a significant economic factor and a lead market. Our goal... Read More