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Aragon’s R&D scene is digital by design

Aragon’s culture of innovation has put it at the cutting edge of R&D – and is helping the region to build a bridge to China. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Aragon’s three routes to industrial success

Built on the three pillars of automotives, logistics and agribusiness, Aragon has secured itself a place in Spain’s industrial success story. Jason Mitchell reports on how the region thrives in a variety of fields.

generating investmtent

Basque Country development chief hopes tax breaks will power energy investment

Courtney Fingar talks to Arantxa Tapia, minister for economic development and infrastructure of the Basque Country, about the challenges of generating enough renewable energy to meet the needs of its substantial industrial sector.

grape expecations

Grape expectations: how Bordeaux went from 'Sleeping Beauty' to FDI hotspot

Bordeaux enjoys the many tourists and the association with quality that its eponymous wine brings, but the French city is busy developing business clusters in other sectors – and is attracting plenty of investment, as Courtney Fingar discovers.

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fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore retains its leading position as fDi’s top city for aerospace investment.

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fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Brazil's São José dos Campos, Canada's Mississauga and Cincinnati in the US take the top three places for FDI Strategy in fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 ranking. Cathy Mullan reports.

the high life

Caribbean looks to seize opportunity in medical marijuana market

The growing use of medical marijuana in the US and Canada, combined with increasing legalisation of the drug, is leading to widespread opportunities in the Caribbean countries that have traditionally grown the crop. However, as Adrienne Klasa discovers, the issue remains a controversial one.

haldo topsoe

Angola proves fertile ground for Haldor Topsøe expansion plan

Haldor Topsøe is a well-known name in the chemical, fertiliser and petrochemical industry. The Denmark-based company has an appetite for expansion, employing more than 2700 people across the globe and has made a recent $2bn investment into Angola. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

lille success

Lille: success by design

When Lille beat Sydney to be named World Capital of Design 2020, a few eyebrows were raised. But locals say the French city’s combination of a pleasant environment, well connected location and hi-tech expertise will keep it in the spotlight. Courtney Fingar reports. 

Amsterdam and Stuttgart among Europe’s next office hotspots

Research by JLL predicts medium-sized cities will outperform major European cities such as London and Paris. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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