Edition 18/2015
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Hamburg is on its way to become a leader for innovative, smart cities. Already recognised internationally for its „smartPort“, the Hanseatic city is now about to set new standards also in terms of living, with Lars Hinrichs, founder of the German career network XING, investing into the Apartimentum, in his view the “smartest house in Germany“. The intelligent new form of housing is made possible by the Internet of Things.

This news and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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"ancora boat show" @Neustadt

Germany's biggest in-water boat show with new highlights on both land and sea. Many premieres of German and European manufacturers celebrated 29-31 May 2015

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