Metropolitan regions around the world are facing the same challenges, such as increasing traffic, rising emissions and limited space – and all of these developments call for innovative approaches. With the Future Hamburg Award, the City of Hamburg aims to support smart solutions for the city of tomorrow. Startups that contribute to a sustainable change in urban life in the areas of mobility, logistics or green hydrogen are invited to apply until 31 March 2021.
Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city and a real economic powerhouse, has a growing reputation as a hidden gem in the global startup community. Featuring one of the highest startup rates per capita, the city is currently home to more than 1,200 active startup businesses. Boasting a remarkable list of success stories such as About You, Wunder Mobility and XING, Hamburg is frequently ranked as one of Europe’s most liveable cities and is also a leader in key industries like aviation and renewable energies.