• HVV launches "Switch App" to boost mobility transition

    Hamburger Hochbahn AG (Hochbahn) and the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) launched a beta version of the new HVV Switch App (formerly Switchh) Tuesday (June 29, 2020). The new app bundles all the mobility offers in Hamburg making it the “digital heart of the Hamburg-Takt”, said Anjes Tjarks, Senator...

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • Fighting corona with AI - man and machine to go hand in hand?

    Synergeticon GmbH, which is based in the ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, specialises in integrated process assistance, collaborative robotics and artificial intelligence for use in aircraft production. However, extraordinary times require new ideas. In an interview with...

    Mon, 29 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • What's next for Philips – post-corona?

    The Philips campus in Röntgenstraße is gradually coming back to life. The company switched to Working@Home in just a few days in mid March. Only employees working in production and field service engineers, who install and repair medical equipment in hospitals and doctors' practices, continued to...

    Wed, 24 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • Flagship AI medical project starts in north Germany

    Companies, universities and research institutions across northern Germany are pooling their expertise to develop their growth potential in AI and healthcare and held their first meeting in late May, a press release said Monday (June 22, 2020). The German government is putting EUR 10 million towards...

    Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0200
  • Hanseatic firms take part in first Germany-wide Digital Day

    Event by biggest German start-up hotspots features all kinds of virtual adventures
    Fri, 19 Jun 2020 09:09:19 +0200
  • Five New Work trends

    "New work is more important than ever," according to Nick Sohnemann, CEO of Future Candy, at the start of the webinar on New Work Culture broadcast live from the company's headquarters in Hamburg-Hammerbrook. The time has come for companies to take a stand on the new working world i.e. home offices...

    Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:35:17 +0200
  • Germany's "Corona-Warn-App" now available – alert per mobile phone

    Germany made its contact tracing app called “Corona Warn App” available for download Tuesday (June 16, 2020) from Apple's App Store and Google Play. The app should help contain the spread of Covid-19 and disrupt the chain of infections as swiftly as possible. To this end, the free and voluntary app...

    Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:34:27 +0200
  • Understanding the future in 12 hours - 12HRS.US online conference

    The second international 12HRS.US conference gets underway on June 23-24, 2020 under the theme of "SOCIETY DISRUPTED" - an apt description in the wake of corona. Society, the economic system and certain ideals are being turned upside down in record time. The conference aims to reflect on this...

    Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:21:53 +0200
  • Diagnosis per video chat

    The first newsletter issued by the German Ministry of Health's health innovation hub (hih) termed COVID-19 "a disruptive event" that calls for innovative and unconventional solutions. "Digital technologies can help support and protect. Video consultation hours, chatbots and apps enable the exchange...

    Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0200
  • Working and travelling to follow home offices?

    Pandemic elicits change in values, new thinking and innovative ways of working - no return to pre corona?
    Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:08:54 +0200