• Hamburg's Pydro on a mission to save water

    Clean tech start-up develops smart system to minimize water loss and prevent burst pipes
  • Hamburg earmarks EUR 1 million for corporate climate innovations

    Firms urged to enter their environmental and climate protection measures for funds - deadline on November 1
  • SeaClear's robots removing litter from seabed

    Hamburg-based CML and international partners developing first autonomous system for litter removal
  • Hamburg strengthening its resilience to climate change

    Climate-adaptation gains importance in wake of deadly floods in central Germany - Hamburg's green roof strategy among countermeasures
  • Hamburg's onshore power plant for passenger ships now in operation

    Green power plant for inland passenger vessels opens at Landungsbrücken - less pollution and noise during berthing time
  • Hamburg's Green Kayak launches latest paddling season

    Danish initiative Green Kayaks' boat rentals now in third year
  • Green Kayak Hamburg launches new season

    Residents of Hamburg can book the Danish environmental initiative Green Kayak's boats after the latest season launched in mid-May. Kayakers can use the boats for free provided they clear the water of any rubbish found during their trip. More than 3,000 kg of waste (or about 3.5 kg of waste per trip)...

  • Search now on for "Metropolitaner of the Year"

    Online nominations are now being accepted for the second Metropolitan Award for special commitment to the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. The nominations can be submitted in the categories individual, association/foundation or company until the deadline of May 15, 2020. The winners of the Metropolitan...

  • Lübeck's Nandatec using nanobiotechnology to fight pollution

    Dagmar Schneider set up the Lübeck-based Nandatec in 2013 in the hope of pursuing research. “I’ve always wanted to have my own company so that I could develop my own ideas,” said Schneider, who previously worked as a laboratory manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Marine Biotechnology in Lübeck...

  • Sustainable logistics solution for last mile

    A new concept for intelligent parcel deliveries along the last mile was presented Friday (January 24, 2020). This comes against the backdrop of 100 million parcels that are delivered in Hamburg alone every year. Around 3.8 billion parcels are delivered throughout Germany per annum. This highlights...