• HEAT enters next test phase in HafenCity

    The Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation (HEAT) research and development project has entered the second phase with tests of the five-metre-long, zero-emission e-bus at speeds of up to 25 km/h. Passengers will be allowed on board from late summer unlike the first phase when only a vehicle...

    Fri, 03 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • Aviation industry seeking ways out of corona crisis

    Airbus has announced plans to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide including more than 5,000 in Germany. The aviation industry is facing threats to its survival in the wake of the corona crisis. The job cuts are likely to hit Hamburg, the largest Airbus plant in Germany, and the world’s third largest civil...

    Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:00:00 +0200
  • Music industry seeks new business ideas

    Music firms and founders in Hamburg and across Europe have until the deadline of July 13, 2020 to apply for the Music WorX accelerator for start-ups. The programme aims to boost the Hanseatic music industry and its innovative ecosystem to solidify Hamburg's position as a leading centre of music. Cre...

    Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:56:30 +0200
  • Nearly EUR 5 million for energy transition research at HAW Hamburg

    HAW Hamburg’s Competence Center for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (CC4E) Is to receive EUR 4.9 million for four-year research from 2021 through the X-Energy initiative. The FH-Impuls programme launched by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will enter the intense phase...

    Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +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
  • Topping out ceremony for Start-up Labs Bahrenfeld innovation centre

    The new innovation centre "Start-up Labs Bahrenfeld" celebrated its topping out ceremony Monday (June 8, 2020) marking the end of the shell construction phase. The entire build is due to be completed in 2021. Then business start-ups, high-tech start-ups in diverse research fields can lease some 2...

    Wed, 10 Jun 2020 18:35:44 +0200
  • Exporo launches first blockchain-based property project

    The Hamburg-based Exporo, one of the leading platforms for digital property investments, is expanding its portfolio to include blockchain-based transactions, a press release said Wednesday (June 3, 2020). Effective immediately, investors can acquire so-called tokens that represent shares in a...

    Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:48:24 +0200
  • Enter your digital idea in the Startup-Champs@Digitaltag

    Smart innovations and modern digital ideas will take centre stage during the upcoming "Startup-Champs@Digitaltag" or digital day to be held all over Germany on June 19, 2020. Organized by the four largest start-up hotspots Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich, fledgling digital companies can now...

    Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0200
  • Awards for Hamburg's mobility projects

    The German Ministry of Economics (BMWi) has honoured two Hamburg-based projects focusing on inner-city mobility as part of the Innovation Prize for Real Laboratories, a press release said Tuesday (May 26, 2020). The ministry honoured nine out of 125 entries in the categories “Retrospectives...

    Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • 3D printing in maritime sector

    MCN pushing 3D printing as a strategic, focal topic - global turnover in additive manufacturing
    Tue, 02 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200