"Make it in Germany"
“Make it in Germany” at “Smart Cities” event in Pune
In 2013 the cities of Karlsruhe and Pune signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the economic cooperation between companies of the two cities. At the occasion of this year's kick-off meeting in Pune, the "Make-it-in-Germany" team had the chance to present the initiative to Indian and German Industry representatives.
On 13th of January, the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), the city council of Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre jointly held the event "Smart Cities: Karlsruhe meets Pune".
A German delegation - among others including authorities from the Economic Development Department Karlsruhe and the Chamber of Commerce Karlsruhe as well as business representatives from India - joined the event. The subject of business cooperation and knowledge transfer between the two partner cities was the major theme of the event. By introducing the "Make-it-in-Germany" initiative, it became clear that in future the cooperation between businesses from the two cities will also enhance the Migration of STEM professionals (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) between the two countries.