• 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...