350 Innovation Centers, 4,400 companies, 277,400 jobs – Reasons to celebrate

Sep 13, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

30th Anniversary of German Federal Innovation Center AssociationManagers of the German innovation and technology centers met in Berlin September 11-12, 2018, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the association and discuss the role of innovation centers in the changing world. The centers see themselves as trend setters and companions for their clients. At the anniversary conference, hosted by Camp... more

Smart Talks in Palestine Technopark

Sep 12, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

With finance from India, Palestine Technopark (PTP) began to develop in 2016. Birzeit University has donated 20,000 sm for the benefit of the Palestine Techno Park for Phase 1, with additional 10,000 sqm for subsequent development. The PTP was set up to help transitioning Palestine towards knowledge-based economy, to cluster local technology sectors and integrate it with global value chains and cr... more

Hamburg`s Creatives got a new Magazine

Sep 11, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The new online magazine of “Hamburg Creative” covers a range of topics reaching from concrete tips for starting a career and self-employment, interesting start-up stories that are related to sponsorship offers, as well as focus reports on topics of the future such as new technologies and forms of work. The magazine aims at adding to the offerings of Hamburg Creative like workshops, lec... more

Bringing Bright Minds into Startups in Estonia and Ukraine

Sep 07, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

A € 1.000 scholarship is offered by Rocketfuel to „curious persons excited about moving into the startup world”. The scholarship is open for Estonian and Ukrainian residents in the age of 13-100. To apply, a 3-minute video should be provided showing how the applicant intends to make an impact. There is no set selection criteria, each Impact Maker picks from the list of applicants.... more

Smart Small Cities are to be built bottom up

Sep 06, 2018. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Smart City? This is something for metropolises, could be the first thought. However, digitalization offers many options for smaller towns and communities. For example, the two communities Meppen and Lingen in Germany (near the Dutch border) together have just about 80.000 inhabitants and limited public transportation. But inhabitants have the comfortable option to travel by scooter using the offer... more