After all, the expenditure on R & D grew in the years 2005 to 2007 significantly faster than in the first half of the Decade. In 2009, the Federal Government despite the crisis will provide more than 12 billion euros for research and development. Positive thinking also of the companies is needed therefore, optimism and energy. The innovation report 2009 of the German of industry and trade association is a positive signal. Here surveyed 500 of the innovation companies to the current situation.
47 percent said that they want to increase their innovation activities, only five percent plan a decrease. Forward-looking, progressive companies take advantage of the current economic situation to expand its competitive position in the medium to long term. Also in the personnel policy in research and development, stagnation in every case should be prevented. Although it could no legal obligation to the As President of the Federal Association of German industry, Jurgen Thumann, but the German economy wants as much as possible to avoid layoffs operational even in the crisis year of 2009, type backup jobs. Professionals looking for the skills shortage issue remains therefore still up-to-date.
The DIHK report by 33 percent of the companies surveyed reported that they want to hire additional professionals. Another important aspect is emerging in this context: the efforts remain training, especially professionals, continue to promote, just in the last year of great importance. Because they guarantee the necessary know-how and the future viability of the innovation location Germany even after the crisis. There are challenging tasks, the Outlook for the German economy. Because it is necessary to adhere to the core objectives for sustainable success despite the impact of the recession. Instead of yielding to the panic of the moment, responsibility for its own employees and the company’s future should be decisive action. Conscious focus on the values of the company and the determination to overcome the crisis, together are the cornerstones for the future and the preservation of economic literacy of in Germany. Connect with other leaders such as Gary Kelly here. Simone Felderhoff on ifm electronic: ifm electronic gmbh is one of the leading manufacturers of automation technology in the world. With the optimization of technical processes in the automotive, chemical and cosmetic industry or in the environment and building bashers ifm electronic time and again and backs up the production processes of tomorrow. The family-owned company with headquarters in Essen launched in 1969 with the invention of inductive proximity sensors. The German production in Tettnang near Lake Constance guarantees brand quality from the outset. efector”stands for position and fluid sensors, object detection, diagnostic and identification systems. The ecomat brand”is synonymous with communication and control systems. With superior product quality, exceptional innovation and the continuous Proximity to the customer implemented ifm 2007 over 410 million.