• Smart City: German government funding "Digital Twins" project

    EUR 32 million for cross-city project with Munich and Leipzig - interactive 3D model of Hamburg planned
  • Senate putting over EUR 15 million towards digital teaching

    Funds to boost digitalisation in state colleges, universities and libraries across Hamburg despite corona
  • Hamburg's VRtual X bringing trade fairs to internet

    Growing demand for hybrid events in corona era
  • Pilot project to test automatic coupling in freight trains

    A consortium led by Deutsche Bahn is testing the use of the Digital Automatic Coupler (DAK) in freight wagons after the German Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure awarded a contract worth EUR 13 million to six companies from Austria, Switzerland, France and Germany, a press release said...

  • Hanseatic firms take part in first Germany-wide Digital Day

    Event by biggest German start-up hotspots features all kinds of virtual adventures
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 3D printing in maritime sector

    MCN pushing 3D printing as a strategic, focal topic - global turnover in additive manufacturing
  • Hamburg is Germany's smartest city, Bitkom study finds

    Hamburg has scored 79.5 out of 100 points to top Bitkom e.V.'s new Smart City Index, a press release said Tuesday (October 15, 2019). The Hanseatic city also topped the sub-rankings in terms of social and environmental issues followed by Karlsruhe (69 points) and Stuttgart (68.6) in second and third...

  • AI chatbots in intelligent 24/7 service in Hamburg

    Automated customer communication is spreading amid rising demand for intelligent chatbots such as that of knowhere GmbH. The Hamburg-based start-up now counts well-known companies across the Hamburg Metropolitan Region among its customers. Since late 2018, smart AI chatbots have done tasks performed...