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GABC is supported by a variety of German companies with branches in the US, new companies in the US started by Germans, American companies doing business in Germany or providing service to Germans in the US, and companies in Germany doing trans-Atlantic business.

GABC Sponsors

 

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At LifeHub Boston (located in Kendall Square, Cambridge), we believe that creating breakthrough solutions to global health challenges requires creative thinking and radical collaboration across industries and mindsets.
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Berlin Business Office, USA (BBO, USA), located in New York City, proactively promotes Berlin-U.S. business relations. Our mission is three-pronged: to support U.S. companies to enter European markets via Berlin. To support Berlin-based companies to enter the U.S. markets. To promote Berlin’s startup ecosystem.

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bruker

Bruker’s high-performance scientific research instruments and high-value analytical solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. Bruker is leading the way in instruments for  Mass Spectrometry and Separations, X-ray Diffraction and Elemental Analysis, Magnetic Resonance, Surface Analysis, Preclinical Imaging, Fluorescence MicroscopyElectroluminescence, and more.

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consulate-general

The German Consulate General promotes science and business cooperation between Germany and the six New England States Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It also provides visa, passport and legal services and  offers a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying information and  events and news in Germany.

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Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Since 1889, Dräger products protect, support and save lives.

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Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1986, fischerAppelt is the Creative Content Group, one of Europe’s leading agency groups with dedicated agencies for public relations, design, advertising, digital communications, live marketing, film and strategic communications. We believe people’s attention is our most valuable asset. With that attention, we tell compelling stories and deliver captivating content – it’s why our work stands out in the noise. For more than 30 years, we have been driven by the ambition to produce content that moves people. Today, this passion is shared by more than 400 employees in nine global locations, including our North American location in New York City. Our transatlantic expertise enables us to develop and implement cross-market campaigns and seamlessly execute new market entries.

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Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases of which around 3.7 million patients worldwide regularly undergo dialysis treatment. Dialysis is a vital blood cleansing procedure that substitutes the function of the kidney in case of kidney failure.

Fresenius Medical Care offers products and services along the entire dialysis value chain from a single source. We care for more than 346,500 patients in our global network of more than 4,000 dialysis clinics. At the same time, we operate 44 production sites on all continents, to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposables.

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Freudenberg Medical, member of the Freudenberg Group and a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished devices for the medical device industry, has recently completed construction of a new medical manufacturing operation in Beverly, Massachusetts. The facility now serves as its new global headquarters and the location will manufacture medical devices and components in medical and implant-grade silicones and high-performance plastics.

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German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)

German Accelerator Life Sciences (“GALS”) helps young German life science companies succeed in the global market. GALS provides individualized and highly flexible services, tailored towards the specific needs and objectives of startups and emerging companies in the life sciences. Experienced mentors and consultants work with the participating teams to establish networks of potential clients, partners, and investors.

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The Goethe-Institut Boston is the contact point for anyone interested in German culture and for those who want to study or teach German. The language department offers a full range of language courses and official exams.  The program department organizes a broad range of German events and projects in film and new media, arts, theatre and dance, music, literature, architecture and more. Events take place in our auditorium as well as at partner venues.

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gtc

GTC Law Group is a business law firm focused on mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property strategy & prosecution, and business & technology transactions for companies, institutions and individuals, inside and outside the United States.

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konditor-meister

Konditor Meister is the premier European bakery for wedding cakes, holiday treats, pastries, tarts, birthday cakes, corporate cakes and more. Chef and owner Günther Mösinger brings a sweet taste of Europe to New England.  Order your birthday or holiday cake now. Visit us at 32 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA.

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Leukocare AG, located in Martinsried/Munich, Germany and Milford, MA, USA, is a biotechnology company specialized in the field of biopharmaceutical formulation development. Operating at the interface of drug substance and drug product development, Leukocare combines sound knowledge of formulation development with bioinformatics and artificial intelligence. The formulation development approach consists of two elements: a library of up to 100 different regulatory well-established and employed excipients and a rational development approach which employs statistical software and self-learning algorithms as well as state of the art design of experiment (DoE) matrices. By utilizing the artificial intelligence elements, Leukocare is able to specifically combine excipients leading to stabilizing formulations tailored to the drug product’s needs. Leukocare’s superior and innovative drug product formulations can be applied to a broad range of applications: biologics & biosimilars, vaccines & viral vectors and biofunctionalized devices.

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One of the world’s largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa, serving 22 North American gateways, currently flies to 194 destinations in 76 countries. As an industry innovator, Lufthansa has long been committed to environmental care and sustainability, operating one of the most technologically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleets in the world. Known for premium services, Lufthansa continues to build new or upgrade existing lounge facilities across its worldwide network.

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As the life science business of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, MilliporeSigma (formerly known as EMD Millipore) offers tools and technologies for customers in the research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies. Comprised of three business areas — Bioscience, Lab Solutions, and Process Solutions — MilliporeSigma is a top tier supplier to the life science industry and serves as a strategic partner for scientists, engineers, and researchers.

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Rentschler Biopharma is a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), focused exclusively on client projects. The company offers process development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals as well as related consulting activities, including project management and regulatory support. Rentschler Biopharma’s high quality is proven by its long-standing experience and excellence as a solution partner for its clients. A high-level quality management system, a well-established operational excellence philosophy and advanced technologies ensure product quality and productivity at each development and manufacturing step. In order to offer best-in-class formulation development along the biopharmaceutical value chain, the company has entered into a strategic alliance with Leukocare AG. Rentschler Biopharma is a family-owned company with about 1,000 employees, headquartered in Laupheim, Germany, with a second site in Milford, MA, USA. In Stevenage, UK, Rentschler Biopharma launched a company dedicated to cell and gene therapies, Rentschler ATMP Ltd.

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SieMatic is a premium brand with a long tradition and has gained a worldwide reputation for excellent design, timeless elegance, and a high level of functionality.  Exclusive SieMatic showrooms and quality retail specialists showcase the design principle behind the company’s three design themes – URBAN, PURE and CLASSIC – in constantly evolving reinterpretation in more than 60 countries worldwide. Since its founding in 1929, SieMatic has dedicated itself to the quest for perfection in the realization of individual interior design solutions. The company is currently headed by third-generation managing partner Ulrich W. Siekmann. Responsible, sustainable business has always been the company’s philosophy. The company’s products are manufactured in Germany under eco-friendly conditions.

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. Active around the world, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape the world market for passenger and freight services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power that has been listed on the stock exchange since September 28, 2020.

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KARL STORZ Endovision in Charlton, Massachusetts, is the site for all U.S. development and manufacturing of fiber optic imaging systems used in KARL STORZ flexible endoscopes and light cables. Working under clean room conditions, highly trained technicians assemble and test the critical fiber optic imaging bundles. The KSE facility also contributes to electromechanical device design, development, manufacturing and repair, including several models of light sources, insufflators, orthopedic devices such as shavers, and other electronic accessories

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TUV America logo 3D

TÜV SÜD America Inc. is one of the largest testing, inspection and certification companies globally with sales of $2.2 billion. TÜV SÜD is dedicated to adding tangible economic value to our customers. That is why “Choose certainty. Add value.” is the core philosophy behind everything that we do. We partner our customers with early consultation and continuous guidance to make sustainable progress a reality.

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Zollner – Complex mechatronic systems from development to after-sales service: Zollner Elektronik AG offers cross-sector system solutions at 20 international locations. The family company, founded in 1965, has established itself under the world’s top 15 EMS service providers.

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GABC Corporate Members

Autodesk

Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. Autodesk gives you the power to make anything.

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Behnisch Architekten

An internationally renowned architectural practice with offices in Stuttgart, Boston and Munich, Behnisch offers a comprehensive range of architectural design and planning services. Behnisch has completed award-winning projects in the academic, institutional, commercial and leisure sectors – including the Karl Miller Center at Portland State University, the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore, and the Genzyme Center in Cambridge, MA – all three achieving LEED Platinum status and multiple national and international awards.

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Brueckner Group USA Inc.

Brueckner Group USA, Inc. is part of the worldwide successful Brückner Group with over 2,600 employees. We build machines and equipment for the plastic processing industry. We sell, service and support the Bruckner Family of products in North America which include Brückner Maschinenbau; Brückner Servtec GmbH; Kiefel GmbH; and Packsys Global. Brueckner North America is located in Portsmouth, NH. Global headquarters are in Siegsdorf, Germany.

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Cooley LLP

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 850 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe,  275 partners in a single-tier partnership, and 1800 employees worldwide. Named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”,  Cooley’s 2014 revenue grew by 19% to $802 million. With preeminent tech, life sciences, venture capital and fund formation practices, Cooley is recognized as an Elite “Top-25 Innovative Law Firm” by the Financial Times.

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COMPIRICUS

COMPIRICUS is a leading international SAP Service Partner and SAP Application Development Partner for Finance, Treasury, Asset and Risk Management with special focus on investment accounting, statutory reporting for insurance companies as well as all treasury topics for the corporate industry. COMPIRICUS Inc. is headquartered in Boston, MA and COMPIRICUS AG’s global headquarters are in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Deutsches Altenheim

Founded in 1914, the retirement village and senior care home of Deutsches Altenheim was created to offer quality senior care for elders. Through the continued generosity of supporters, Deutsches Altenheim remains a pillar of the Greater Boston community and continues to offer superior senior care in a trusting and experienced environment. Today, Deutsches Altenheim offers our residents long term care, post-acute rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s care, adult day health services and assisted living opportunities.

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Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, DAX-listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. Our long-term success is predicated on a value-oriented corporate culture with four central strengths: close collaboration with our customers, the expertise of our employees, continuous innovation and outstanding quality.

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Evotec

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academics, patient advocacy groups and venture capitalists. Operating worldwide, more than 2,400 employees provide the highest quality stand-alone and integrated drug discovery and development solutions. Evotec covers all activities from target-to-clinic to meet the industry’s need for innovation and efficiency in drug discovery and development (EVT Execute).

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Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Exterior, Self-Adhesive Air and Water Proofing: Functional Coatings LLC., a wholly owned tesa® company, was formed by Robert Lynch in 1989 to meet the growing demand for adhesive coated products. Now the company specializes in 100% VOC-free adhesive products which are applied to a wide range of substrates and are utilized in markets such as the building industry, military, medical and automotive.

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Furnished Quarters

Furnished Quarters is the largest provider of fully furnished and serviced apartments here in the Greater Boston Area as well as NYC, CT, NJ, White Plains and across the United States. Furnished Quarters has a relationship with the Consulate for the Federal Republic of Germany here in Boston and assists them with their temporary housing needs.

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German International School Boston

German International School Boston is an independent, coeducational day school serving students from age 3 to grade 12. In bilingual, cross-grade classrooms, dedicated teachers address each learner’s unique needs. In addition to its international focus, GISB’s urban location, commitment to affordability, dynamic after school program, and engaged family community make it a special place to learn and grow.

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German Saturday School Boston

The German Saturday School Boston of the Boylston Schul-Verein, has been around since 1874. Its primary purpose is to teach the German language, to introduce the cultures of German speaking countries to students age 4 to 17 and to meet the need in the community for excellent and affordable German language instruction.

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Goss Associates

Our Immigration law practice assists a variety of businesses in a variety of industries to recruit and retain the most talented foreign professionals. Whether you plan to study, work, or establish a permanent residence, our law office is ready to work tirelessly to achieve your immigration goals.

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Henke Sass Wolf of America

Henke Sass Wolf of America is a medical device manufacturer and service facility located in Dudley, MA with corporate headquarters in Tuttlingen, Germany. At their $53M, 200-employee strong facility in Massachusetts serves to provide fast and optimal on-site support and repair services to customers in the North American market. It also serves as an innovation hub for driving the production of new endoscopes within Henke-Sass, Wolf’s technology platform.

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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, one of the leading law firms specializing in intellectual property law, helps clients protect and defend their ideas and inventions, turning them into assets that create value, fuel growth, and secure market positions.

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H.C. Starck

H.C. Starck High Performance Metal Solutions (H.C. Starck Solutions), a leading global manufacturer of metal powders, complex fabrications, and additively manufactured parts made from refractory metals, is an independent business unit of the Germany-rooted H.C. Starck Group with operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. H.C. Starck Solutions supplies its fabricated products to growing industries, including electronics, aerospace, medical, chemical processing, glass melting, and commercial heat treating. The Company delivers product solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), end-users, and aftermarket manufacturers.

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Interfreight Corporation

Interfreight Corporation is a trusted international transportation and logistics company that provides customers with personalized service in all aspects of shipping world-wide. Whether it is a “door to door” solution, or supporting one phase of your shipment, Interfreight will take an experienced and cost-effective approach that satisfies your requirements.

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ITG International Transports, Inc.

ITG is a full service logistics specialist in the fields of transport, warehousing and consignment sales combined with comprehensive value-added and supplementary services in all areas of modern procurement, contracting and distribution logistics. International transports via air freight, ocean freight and land transport on trucks as well as customs clearance make up the core activities of ITG FREIGHT FORWARDING division. The section ITG LOGISTICS + DISTRIBUTION is a partner for contract logistics, outsourcing and supply chain management.

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Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

Since 1958 Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market has been producing European style sausages, cold cuts and charcuterie in Saugus, MA. Originally founded by Karl Engel in 1958, the kitchen today continues to use the same old world recipes and the finest meats and spices to make authentic European sausages, cold cuts and smoked meats.

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LabMinds Inc.

LabMinds develops, manufactures and sells next generation solutions for laboratory challenges with a particular focus on combining advanced laboratory products with leading edge usability and network technologies. The technology is used in research laboratories and also finds application in the pharma and health & fitness industry.

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MorphoSys US Inc.

MorphoSys US Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of MorphoSys AG established with the goal to build commercial capabilities in the U.S. Based in Planegg, Germany, MorphoSys AG has as its mission to make exceptional, innovative biopharmaceuticals to improve the lives of patients suffering from serious diseases.

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nora systems, Inc.

nora systems, Inc., develops, produces and markets sustainable, resilient rubber floors under the brand name nora. Headquartered in Weinheim, Germany, nora has been shaping the development of rubber floor coverings for over 60 years as a leading manufacturer worldwide. Salem is the North American HQ.

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PampaninFoster, LLC

Pampanin Law Offices provides immigration representation to a variety of organizations and institutions including investment and private equity firms, management companies, insurance companies, hospitals, other medical facilities, research institutions, universities, technology sector companies, restaurants, and a variety of consulting firms.

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Pinsent Masons LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP is an international law firm which specializes in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. With over 2500 employees, Pinsent Masons has  24 offices in the United Kingdom, Falkland Islands and 10 other countries including Germany.

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SCHLENK

Founded in 1879, SCHLENK is an industrial technology leader for specialized metal products. Our business unit SCHLENK Metallic Pigments offers unique and state-of-the-art effect pigments for coatings, plastics, printing and many other applications.  With expertise in thinnest rolled foils and strips, our business unit SCHLENK Metal Foils is a rolling mill for copper, brass, phos bronze, nickel, silver, tinned materials and resistance alloys. Managed as a family-owned business in the 4th generation, SCHLENK is headquartered in Roth (Nuremberg), Germany. Our North American location is based in Ashland, MA about half an hour to the west of Boston.

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SEMIKRON

SEMIKRON is a manufacturer of power electronic chips, modules, stacks and systems. Our power electronics is the key technology for efficient energy conversion in the markets of the future, such as wind, solar, electro-mobility, energy storage, drive technology and power supplies.

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TARGUS Management Consulting AG

TARGUS Management Consulting AG (TARGUS), a leading European operations focused management consulting firm, is building its US business through TARGUS Group North America (TNA), a wholly owned US based subsidiary. TARGUS is leveraging its established position in Europe as a springboard. Founded in 2001 and headquartered near Düsseldorf, Germany, we have 60+ professionals.

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Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.

Founded in 1969 Westernacher Consulting operates worldwide with regionally present consultants in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Westernacher provides global Business and SAP Consulting, serving medium-to-large size enterprises striving for Innovation, Operational Excellence and profitable, sustainable growth.

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