The ADFC’s mission is clear: to make more people cycle more often and longer distances. We strive to make Germany a cycling nation
The ADFC Hessen’s mission is clear: to make more people cycle more often and longer distances. This regional branch of the German Cyclist’s Association deals with regional concerns.
Agentur für clevere Städte
As the smart-cities-agency we are convinced that climate challenges, mobility, and the question of good living have only one answer: boost cycling. As a think tank we also believe in „just do“: We set media agendas, we trigger discussions, we develop solutions. For people, cities, industries, associations, and politicians.
The generel goal of the AGFS is to create future-oriented, lively and cosy cities. Cities which are valued by their inhabitants and where individual movement is considered to be fun.
ally is a free, local transport app. ally is setting a new standard for consumer access to real-time local transport navigation: by combining a free smartphone app and a hyper-engaged community of users. Its strength is based on very tight cooperation with a community of riders around the world. Starting with complete transport information from local transit agencies, they mix in real-time data about current times and conditions from other riders en route nearby. By using ally, people help others on their commute.
Altran Technologies is a global company operating primarily in high technology and innovation consultancy and has a staff of over 24,000 employees in more than 20 countries and a turnover of EUR 1.756 bn in 2014. Altran Innovation Makers have been providing their expertise for over thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran solutions capitalize on the Group’s technological know-how in five key areas: Innovative Product Development, Intelligent Systems, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems. Based in Frankfurt am Main, the Altran Germany has a staff of 3,000 employees.
Smartphone distraction in traffic is a huge problem. You can solve this problem with an application in your own look and feel. It’s a perfect tool for improving road safety, building a better image and receiving valuable free Publicity.
BeeZero is the world's first car sharing offer with hydrogen cars. Starting in summer 2016 the company will initially operate 50 hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in Munich. BeeZero promotes the long driving range of FCEVs and offers an innovative and eco-friendly mobility solution to Munich's inhabitants - for a ride to the lakes, the mountains or shopping outside of Munich. Its customers have the convenience of simple and flexible booking, low cost of long journeys and peace of conscience: The cars have zero local emissions and the hydrogen is produced renewably from wind electrolysis and biogas reforming. BeeZero brings hydrogen mobility to life and demonstrates that the technology is ready for mass market deployment.
Berlin Agency for Electromobility eMO
eMO is the central contact for electromobility in Germany’s capital region and coordinates the “Berlin-Brandenburg International Showcase for Electromobility”, which is being supported by the federal government and the states of Berlin and Brandenburg. With more than 100 partners, this showcase is putting around 30 projects into practice. eMO works also on international level in terms of best-practise exchange with other cities; development of cross-national projects, promotion of sustainable mobility concepts and mobility solutions made in Berlin-Brandenburg. eMO is an agency of the State of Berlin.
BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance ridesharing platform. The site and the mobile app connect drivers with idle seats with people going the same way, so they can share the costs. Over 20 million members in 19 countries worldwide trust in BlaBlaCar. Only two years after its launch in Germany, BlaBlaCar has become an accepted alternative in the mobility market, next to buses and trains. In April 2015, the company acquired the carpooling.com GmbH (mitfahrgelegenheit.de and mitfahrzentrale.de), formerly backed by the Daimler AG.
Breeze helps cities and corporates to create more livable environments for their people. They provide their customers with affordable and reliable environmental sensors for indoor and outdoor use, for example to measure air quality. The data from those sensors is streamed to their cloud-based environmental data analytics suite. Breeze then uses smart algorithms to generate actionable insights. Together with partners, Breeze can then help to implement those to create a healthier workspace or cityscape. Breeze also has a marketplace where it can direct its customers to purchase products based on the insights generated.
Modern cargo bikes with electric assist are becoming an increasingly relevant transport alternative for private households and businesses. They can carry up to 250 kg, are reliable, cost-effective, environmentally friendly and in urban areas often faster than cars. Cargobike.jetzt offers solutions to cities and companies on making urban transport more sustainable by cargo bikes.
CarJump enables its users to search for, reserve and book carsharing vehicles from a multitude of providers via one simple app. With its newest features CarJump enables its users to register with all carsharing providers with one signup process – digitally and instantly.
CarJump not only aggregates freefloating providers (car2go, DriveNow …), but stationary models as well. Stationary carsharing providers are especially functional for trips planned in advance, e.g. via CAMBIO or a car for the next morning e.g. CiteeCar. The app is available for iOS, Android and Windows.
catkin® – The logistics platform
catkin is a web-based portal for easy and safe cross-company and cross-system communication. With catkin seamless collaboration becomes true. Service provider orders are exchanged over an integrative system between the client and the contractor. By connecting smartphones, mobile staff can be integrated simply and securely into the communication process. The portal is therefore particularly suited to processes in logistics that require you to delegate the work. Using modern, web-based technology facilitates easy integration into existing in-house systems as well as automatically generating and confirming orders. catkin supports the verification of invoices and makes timekeeping for mobile staff easy.
choice GmbH is a research and development organisation with comprehensive experiences in conceptualising innovative mobility services, urban infrastructures and modern participative planning. In the projects, innovative technical solutions are flexibly combined with custom-made user applications.
For more information, read our interview with Benjamin Häger, urban planner at choice GmbH.
civity Management Consultants
civity Management Consultants is one of the leading consultancy firms for public services in Europe. We enable our clients in the transport, utilities and waste management sectors to make forward-looking, effective improvements to their organization. With changes, cost pressure and transparency, we believe there has never been a greater need in the public sector for efficient, intelligent strategies than today. This is why we founded civity – the consultancy for first-rate management of public services. For financially viable solutions that will decisively advance and enthuse our clients and their staff. And for achievable ideas with which we can further improve the high quality of life in our towns and cities.
Cleverciti Systems GmbH
Over the past three years, Cleverciti Systems has been devoted to smart parking solutions and turning the daily nightmare of searching for a parking space into a predictable, stress-free experience. It has developed a new, efficient and cost-effective sensor technology to monitor parking space availability in real-time for on-street and open-air parking spaces. One sensor alone can detect up to 100 parking spaces and can easily be mounted on a building façade, mast or on existing lamp posts – turning them into "smart lampposts". Cleverciti over-head sensors analyze, identify and measure the size of occupied and free parking spaces across a whole street or large parking spaces, motorway service areas and truck parking. The exact GPS coordinates of the free or occupied parking lots are sent directly from the sensors in real-time to mobile devices, navigation devices or local parking guidance systems for motorists’ benefit. Cities and parking operators also receive valuable data; not only about the availability of parking spaces but in terms of payment data, utilization of the parking spaces and other statistics.
Since its founding in 1990, Climate Alliance has been mobilising European municipalities in partnership with indigenous rainforest peoples for the benefit of the global climate. Its some 1,700 member municipalities spread across 25 European countries have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions locally as well as to promoting climate justice via the protection of indigenous territories in the rainforests of Amazonia. Climate Alliance supports its members in their activities in numerous ways, running awareness raising campaigns on topics such as sustainable mobility and consumption in addition to developing CO2 monitoring instruments, project work and political campaigning.
Club GLOBALS is making international life easier by empowering mobility with: an automated personalized relocation checklist, a growing community marketplace with location based matching engine connecting newcomers to a city (i.e. expats & global entrepreneurs) with curated services providers, getting user-generated recommendations and feedback; plus local events. Starting in Berlin and expanding to major international cities.
The Smartest Bicycle Locking Experience. CLYC introduces a brand new user experience in smart city technology for cyclists; in the most effective and accessible way. For the first time ever, cyclists can now lock and unlock their bicycles in seconds, with no heavy lock to carry and no key to remember... just clyc. Cycling has also become vital to the pace and experience of urban life, and we believe that CLYC will help facilitate mobility in every city and finally make that experience smart.
coModule is the OEM supplier of connected vehicle technology for light electric vehicle manufacturers: e-bikes, e-scooters, e-motorcycles. We supply the full platform including hardware, smartphone/smartwatch application and online analytics software. Our custom built hardware is implemented into the vehicle during the manufacturing process. The white-labelled smartphone app kills all anxieties end consumers have by visualising range and battery health, tracking rides and vehicle location and allowing the user to directly communicate with the dealer or manufacturer. At the same time the online analytics software offers in-depth knowledge of the vehicles technical performance as well as user behaviour for the manufacturer.
CONSTELLATIONS is an agency based in Shanghai and Berlin creating and facilitating meaningful interactions to enable better learning, leading and collaborating for sustainable futures. It specialises in designing and implementing international and multi stakeholder collaboration projects in the field of urbanization, sustainability and social engagement. In particular, CONSTELLATIONS works together with corporates and public institutions alike on issues such mobility of the future and sustainable transportation between Germany/Europe and China.
The crowd sourcing application Cyface monitors road surfaces using omnipresent smartphone technology. By processing measured data the software is providing road condition evaluation in order to improve the quality of our roads. Due to the data further maintenance activities can be planned. Cyface resigns, in contrast to traditional activities, the use of expensive measuring technology. Furthermore the data can improve the intelligence of navigation by avoiding potholes and rough streets and, thus, a gentile and relaxed driving experience can be gained.
Since 1966 DB International conducts challenging projects of all sizes in over 100 countries and knows what matters when it comes to transport and processes.
DEKRA is one of the world’s leading expert organisations. The company currently maintains a presence in over 50 countries all over Europe as well as in the United States, Brazil, Northern and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania. More than 35,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, especially road safety, quality and environmental protection. DEKRA provides professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle inspections, expert appraisals, international claims management, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection as well as expertise in sustainable mobility. Based on the values of integrity, neutrality, and expertise, paired with commitment, dedication, and passion, DEKRA's goal is to provide safety, quality, sustainability, and profitability.
Delphi Automotive PLC is a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Delphi operates major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 32 countries, with regional headquarters in Bascharage, Luxembourg; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China and Troy, Michigan, U.S. Delphi delivers innovation for the real world with technologies that make cars and trucks safer as well as more powerful, efficient and connected.
"Deutsche Umwelthilfe" (German Environmental Aid) provides a forum for environmental organizations, politicians and decision makers of business enterprises. Our vision for the future are ecological and sustainable decisions.
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
DLR is the national research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany on aeronautics and space, transport and energy. In our research on transport at the DLR, we analyse how traffic is generated, how transport is developing, what impact on the environment this has, and how negative effects can be minimized. This involves studying peoples’ mobility behaviour and examining traffic reduction and modal shift. Further research topics include national and international trends in mobility and new technologies for coming generations of cars, commercial vehicles, and trains. Our work on traffic management ranges from the optimization of individual modes to an examination of all transport modes, including walking and cycling, to foster an intermodal, integrated transport chain. In the light of global urbanization, the DLR also researches new mobility and logistics services in cities. The Clearing House of Transport Data at DLR makes available large scale survey data to the national and international community.
DGG - Deutsche GVZ-Gesellschaft mbH
The capabilities of the DGG, the association of Freight Villages in Germany, include the development of contact potentials and the share of experiences between the single FV locations in German and European FV. The main activity fields are: “Intermodal transport”, “Research and international consulting services”, “Benchmarking” and sustainable “Green Logistics”.
The Doppelmayr/Garaventa group is technology and market leader in ropeway engineering and operates production plants as well as sales and service centers in over 35 countries worldwide. To date, the group has built more than 14,400 installations for customers in over 88 nations – in summer and winter tourism regions as well as in the urban transport sector.
With our three hundred employees we are consulting on projects of high national political and public interest for sustainable metropolitan & mobility solutions. We manage project volumes of about 20 billion Euro summarized. Our key customers are: World Bank, KfW, EU, governments, authorities, airports, infrastructure operators, automotive and aerospace industry and utility companies.
Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
Dräger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Since 1889, Dräger has been developing advanced technical devices and solutions trusted by users all over the world. No matter where Dräger products are used: it’s always about life. Whether for use in clinical, industrial or mining applications, in firefighting or rescue services, Dräger products protect, support and save lives.
Drivy is the european leader for peer-to-peer car sharing. The service allows car owners to cover the costs of owning a car by sharing it with other drivers, who are thus given the ability to rent a car from individuals in their neighbourhood at a low price. Drivy provides its users and their cars with a comprehensive insurance coverage for the entire duration of the rental. The service is available via its web and mobile applications.
Ebee Smart Technologies GmbH
Charging infrastructure for electric vehicles: small, easy and affordable.
Ebee smart technologies GmbH - the technology supplier for the energy and automotive industry - based in Berlin.
Our vision is to supply cost-efficient and easily accessible charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the public space. We have developed a highly integrated charge point, which can be flexibly mounted on or integrated in existing city furniture like street lights. In urban areas where vehicles can't be charged in a private garage over night, the public space needs charging infrastructure. With our system these charging stations can be installed in the public space without having a negative effect on the cityscape. Our compact and integrated ebee charge controllers, the heart of every ebee charge point, are smart city functional and prepared for future standards (e.g. ISO 15118). The controller is more than just EV-charging. It is also capable of smart-grid and smart-city functions and is available separately. Ebee also supplies backend software and supports operating an efficient customer data management. The controller communicates based on the current OCPP-protocol and has been successfully integrated into the backend system of different leading providers and Operators.
Ecofys has over 30 years of experience in energy and climate policy, with a transport team specialised in addressing global and local policy challenges in sustainable mobility. Established in 1984, Ecofys is the leading expert in renewable energy, energy systems & markets as well as transport and climate policy. The unique synergy between those areas of expertise is the key to its success, working for public and corporate clients all over the world. Ecofys has 200 experts and offices in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium, China and the US.
eMio – the first electric Scooter-Sharing in Germany
eMio offers 150 electric Scooters in a free-floating and short-term rental system in Berlin. With eMio the user is able to enjoy individual mobility without the quest for parking space and without CO2 or noise emissions. At the same time prices are considerably below carsharing. The system works by localizing and unlocking the scooter through a smartphone application. All scooters are equipped with two helmets in different sizes. There are two exchangeable batteries in each Scooter and eMio takes care of charging and battery swapping - as a result, users do not have to worry about negative aspects of electric mobility such as bad infrastructure and long charging time.
eMio adds an exciting alternative to urban mobility and makes you smile on everyday rides.
EOS UPTRADE provides software solutions for online and mobile sales and ticketing for public transport and travel companies with special focus on public transport sector. The EOS UPTRADE company was formed in 2004 from EOS Media and Uptrade Services, both active on the market as internet agencies since 1997 and 2000 respectively.
European Electrical Bus Company GmbH
The European Electrical Bus Company is a specialist for e-mobility applications in urban cities. We provide technical and economical solutions in different segments.
EEBC combines three major parts for successful eBus system realization without friction losses: Planning, project management (PM) and financing. Building on long term contracting including all operational and infrastructural cost, EEBC follows the same interest as the operator to fulfil transport needs at an excellent cost-performance ratio or can operate the public transportation by himself.
European Institute for Sustainable Transport (EURIST)
The European Institute for Sustainable Transport (Hamburg/Germany) is a non-governmental organization promoting policies that improve the environmental, social and economic sustainability of transport around the world. Our work focuses on the relation between transport and CO2 emission reduction, transport and the Millennium Development Goals, Poverty Alleviation, Envionmental Protection, Road Safety and Freight. As a Centre of Competence for Sustainable Transport we transfer best practice to cities, local and regional governments and provide project assistance, capacity building, lectures and seminars on different areas in passenger and freight transport.
For more information, read our interview with Jürgen Perschon, founder and executive director of EURIST.
FH Erfurt - Department for Transport
FH Erfurt - University of Applied Sciences represented by its Department for Transport has a distinctive profile in education and research combing economics, logistics, and technologies of all transportation modes. Interested Students may select between various well-established programmes for obtaining Bachelor (B. Eng.) or Master (M.Eng. / M.Sc.) degrees.
How will people live and work in the future? Asking this and similar questions, researchers at Fraunhofer IAO apply their findings in practice to achieve concrete results. Our experts shape the interaction between humans, technology and organization with a view to the whole, keeping each customer’s specific needs in mind.
Fraunhofer IAO understands cities as complex and holistic systems. Urban processes are becoming increasingly connected and tightly interwoven – not least due to digitization. Together with forward-looking stakeholders, Fraunhofer IAO develops system innovations that range from city-wide transformation processes and new home and work concepts to solutions that address mobility, urban governance and demographic change.
Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan is a growth partnership company focused on helping our clients achieve transformational growth. Our global research and consulting organization is uniquely positioned to not only identify growth opportunities but also to empower and inspire our clients to create visionary growth strategies for their future, enabled by our extraordinary depth and breadth of thought leadership, research, tools, expertise that assist our clients by making their goals into a reality. Our understanding of the interplay among industry convergence, mega trends, technologies and market trends provides our clients with new business models and growth opportunities. We pioneer thought-leadership across every industry we cover, by identifying the “Next Big Things”.
GE imagines things others don’t, builds things others can’t and delivers outcomes that make the world work better. GE brings together the physical and digital worlds in ways no other company can. In its labs and factories and on the ground with customers, GE is inventing the next industrial era to move, power, build and cure the world. In Germany, GE has a presence of more than 50 locations and over 7,000 employees, focusing on renewable energy, healthcare technology, research and development and financial services. GE is one of Germany's most attractive employers, having been awarded “Top Employer Engineers 2014.” The company’s Ecomagination initiative has been recognized by the jury of the German Sustainability Award as one of the three most sustainable business strategies in Germany.
Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
By 2050, global population will reach 9 billion of which more than two thirds will be living in cities. The Arab World with more than 360 million inhabitants is one of the most growing regions. Such a high level of urbanization creates pressing challenges in a variety of areas, such as energy supply, the environment and waste management – challenges that call for intelligent and creative solutions. Cites in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar or UAE are among those cities with an interesting development in the next years.
Goduni International Advisory Board (Goduni International) is an advisory network corporation of highly skilled and experienced advisers located in Baden-Württemberg and Berlin while operating globally. Goduni International provides advisory, structuring and execution services in outsourcing- & PPP-transactions as well as in large-scale infrastructure projects for the private and public sector - since 2004.
GOPA Consultants is an independent private consultant company with activities around the globe. GOPA implements planning, management and training projects for national and international financing agencies as well as private industry. Its reputation for excellence and efficiency is built on fifty years of planning and implementing technical assistance projects in developing and transition economies. GOPA's international activities are directed from its head office in Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
GraphHopper provides routing as a service. The GraphHopper Directions API allows companies and app developers to integrate sophisticated routing algorithms for their applications in the logistics and leisure sectors. Various vehicle options like bike and car combined with powerful route optimization algorithms reducing costs and negative environmental impact. The open source core of GraphHopper its technology stack for routing makes it not only a flexible but a sustainable choice for the future.
Green & Energy GmbH
„Accelerating the inevitable“ is the credo of the Green & Energy GmbH and a sustainable development is inevitable. With our interdisciplinary knowledge in fields like electric and sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, renewables and civic participation, we create solutions for supporting an increased awareness about and for enabling a more easy and optimized adoption of environmentally friendly technologies (e.g. e-mobility).
Green Business Development GmbH
Green Business Development GmbH is a consultancy focused on growth and innovation with outstanding experience at the point where start-ups and corporates meet. New mobility is one of the core competencies of GBD. We carry out research and advise on innovative mobility concepts. We develop and implement new business models for corporates and public transport agencies. Furthermore, we are constantly screening the international new mobility start-up scene to obtain an overview of the best solutions on the market. We believe that cooperation’s between start-ups, corporates and public transport agencies will be the crucial factor to create and maintain a powerful new mobility growth market in Germany.
Green Business Development has more than 10 years of experience in the green economy and is one of the best networked agencies in this matter.
Green City Solutions
We make cool and clean air - profitable!
Every day 90% of cities’ inhabitants breathe polluted air which becomes the cause of every 7th death worldwide. Green City Solutions addresses this global problem by combining a special, vertical installed moss culture, with our own developed IoT-Technology for its optimal maintenance. The product called “CityTree” has a 275x higher air filter capacity than any biogenic solution on the market and can be adapted to any environment. To ensure its profitability, implementation of visual and digital information on the vertical plant display for marketing campaigns is possible.
With a staff of 700 professionals Grontmij GmbH is one of the leading design and engineering consultancies in Germany. The three business lines of the consultancy are Planning & Design, Transport & Mobility and Water & Energy.
Hamburg Port Authority
The Hamburg Port Authority AöR (HPA) has been providing future-oriented port management services offering one face to the customer since 2005. To ensure efficient, safe and economic processes in the Port of Hamburg and meet the demands of a growing port, the HPA relies on intelligent and innovative solutions. The HPA is responsible for resource-efficient, sustainable planning and the implementation of infrastructure projects in the port. It is the contact point for all kinds of questions concerning the waterside and landside infrastructure, the navigational safety of vessel traffic, port railway facilities, port property management and business conditions in the port. The HPA ensures the provision of land as required, carries out all statutory duties placed on it and provides port industry services. It markets port-specific technical knowledge and represents the interests of the Port of Hamburg at a national and international level.
With it's award winning cloud platform “be.ENERGISED”, has.to.be is the innovation leader in the management, monitoring and billing of electric vehicle (EV’s) charging infrastructures in public and semi-public spaces, allowing anyone to sustainably operate a charging infrastructure for EV's.
HC Hamburg-Consult GmbH is a multi-disciplinary consulting company for public transport solutions. Our almost five decades of project experience in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa and a team of highly qualified and motivated experts make us a competent and reliable partner for complex projects worldwide. We thrive to enhance mobility for people in urban areas and develop concepts for sustainable and efficient public transport systems.
Hinterher.com was founded 2013. Hinterher produces foldable cargo bike trailers in Munich for any transport need. The clear colourful design, modern ecologic production technology and its transformation ability made it successful within short. Several awards such as Eurobike Award by iF design 2015 and latest ecodesign by Bundesrepublik Deutschland make it a promising product for sustainable transport.
HJS Emission Technology GmbH & Co. KG
HJS is one the leading suppliers of exhaust gas after treatments. They have been engaged in the design, development, production and marketing of modular systems for reducing pollutant emissions. The innovative environmental protection technologies are used either as original equipment or for retrofitting in passenger cars, commercial vehicles as well as in a wide range of non-road applications. In addition to systems for gasoline engines, HJS specializes in diesel engines systems, predominantly for reducing the emissions of soot particles (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx).
House of New Mobility
Our vision is to become the world‘s leading platform for the emerging ecosystem of future mobility and transportation. The House of New Mobility creates thought leadership around the transformation and disruption of the automotive industry not only through events. We will soon launch a media portal, lab & startup services and an academy around our 5 core new mobility themes.
HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH
HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH is a management consultancy organization specialising in the transport sector. It is an independent subsidiary of HHLA, Hamburg Port and Logistics Company, which is the largest operating company in the port of Hamburg. Since its foundation in 1976 HPC has carried out over 1,000 projects worldwide, on behalf of clients drawn from both the public and private sectors and including the major international financial institutions. The range of assignments undertaken varies widely from relatively short term studies and project assessments to long term deployments for technical and management assistance contracts.
Berlin-based Hubject GmbH is a joint venture that was formed by leading energy, technology and automotive companies in March 2012. B2B-partners are enabled to offer EV drivers access to charge points from different operators in all over Europe. The company operates a cross-industry business and IT platform connecting charging infrastructure, service and mobility providers.
IINAS - International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy
IINAS is an independent transdisciplinary research organization based in Darmstadt, Germany, with further staff located in Spain, the UK and the US.
IINAS is a small think tank being part of an extensive international network of scientists both within IINAS, and in several institutes and independent consultants, providing integrated research, analyses and consultancy services in the sustainability domain. IINAS uses data and modeling, but also applies qualitative analysis, especially regarding social issues, and considers the applicability and implementation of its findings and results as a core quality of success.
INASEA is an independent private institute for sustainable activities at sea. Our vision is the implementation of environment friendly solutions of any enterprise in our seas.
Ingenieurbüro Dipl.-Ing. H. Vössing GmbH was founded in 1980 and is now one of the leading consulting companies in the fields of construction and traffic systems. As part of the Vössing Holding, the company has access to a team of 550 experts around the world. The company offers design and consultancy services in Germany and various other European and Asian countries. As well as the headquarter in Düsseldorf, Vössing has offices in another 13 cities in Germany and 5 countries worldwide. The company provides a comprehensive range of services, including complex infrastructure projects from the idea to design stage via the preparation of expert reports to monitoring and control. The range of working areas covers engineering services around mobility in the areas of railways, underground and urban railways, roads, airports and harbours, further also urban planning and civil and hydraulic engineering. Ingenieurbüro Vössing is able to provide services as a general planner across all technical fields, as well as a specialist for individual areas, as requested by the client. Specially developed software enables us to react and adapt flexibly to clients’ wishes and project requirements as they arise. Sticking to budgets and deadlines while at the same time ensuring quality requirements forms the basis for the companies work. Since 2000, the company has been certified in accordance with standard ISO 9001.
Innos – Sperlich Company GmbH
innos - Sperlich GmbH, specialized in the target field of “New Technologies and New Markets” since 1992, is the recognized management partner in the new technology field for business, large-scale research and the political establishment. The basis of our success is our long-standing experience in management and project work in diverse issues inherent in technology-oriented development projects. Our focus is on pilot projects dealing with innovation and developments in sustainable business fields such as lightweight construction, electro mobility, energy storage system and many other fields.
Innovationsmanufaktur is a company masterminding and realizing innovation projects in the areas of preventive health, active mobility, and sustainability. We work for companies like BASF, BMW, and Bosch, for public sponsors (EU, ministries in Germany, Mexico, Japan) and for city administrations. Examples are projects to strengthen bicycle mobility (including a campaign for the Rioplus20 summit), and to improve health and pleasure in people´s lives. As responsible innovators our mission is to demand and foster an orientation of innovation towards societal and ecologic benefits.
As a research, testing and consulting company, we develop innovative system solutions together with industry, science and public administration. In the context of mobility and societal change, InnoZ develops products and services from the idea to market launch.
INPLAN is a leading provider of software solutions for Port Management, Terminal Operating (TOS), Port Community, National Single Window and Maritime Logistics. Worldwide we are operating more than 80 systems in marine and inland logistics. Trouble-free daily operations with more than 50,000 users in 15 nations emphasize the quality and efficiency of INPLAN solutions. Due to our profound knowledge out of a wide range of Projects, we know all specific practices of the maritime industry in depth.
“When making major software investments, the size of the budget is not decisive for project success. Key to success is the clever combination of digital opportunities with the specific know-how INPLAN’s reputation stands for.”
INRIX is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple – to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services help more than 150 million drivers save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering nearly four million miles of road in 37 countries.
InSell GmbH offers technology solutions encompassing smart city solutions spread across sectors like Mobility, Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Energy. The company is cooperating with key technology suppliers, organisations, universities and research institutions in developing and providing the concept of green and sustainable transport solutions for cities in developing nations. We find new markets for smart mobility products and evaluate options to innovate and creatively find solutions for every day mobility challenges.
International Council on Clean Transportation
The International Council on Clean Transportation is an independent nonprofit organization founded to provide first-rate, unbiased research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Our mission is to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of road, marine, and air transportation, in order to benefit public health and mitigate climate change.
IP Green Mobility is the largest reference database for e-mobility with a focus sales and market, Monitor services, Lead Generation - Customer Acquisition B2B and B2C, EMobility to Online Marketing Information Services dialog, a new mobility.
Since being founded in 1994 as a design agency by Stefan Lippert in Stuttgart, IPDD has grown to be a major player in the design industry. Today ipdd stands for INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT DESIGN and DEVELOPMENT and with more than 15 employees has established itself as a major provider for product development and design in Germany.
The interdisciplinary team of designers and engineers is developing future proof solutions for a variety of clients in both domestic and global markets. The range covers everything from e-mobility, sporting goods, power tools and medical products to capital goods, office supplies and lifestyle products. ipdd’s competence in design, development and design consulting is backed by more than 1000 successfully marketed products, almost 60 national and international design awards and over 50 design patents.
ISL - Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics
The ISL - Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics was founded in Bremen in 1954. By combining tradition with modern science, we have since positioned ourselves as one of Europe’s leading institutes in the area of logistics (maritime) research, consulting and knowledge transfer.
ISUP GmbH, a consulting and engineering company in Dresden, supports regional and transport authorities and companies in sustainable and resource effective mobility. ISUP is an independent firm of consulting engineers founded in Dresden in 1990. With our about 20 consultants we provide comprehensive traffic solutions and mobility research. Our main activity concerns all kinds of public transport issues such as analyses, mobility concepts, network development and financial auditing.
ITS Deutschland e. V.
ITS Germany is the society bringing together representatives of industry, research and public administrations who want contribute to Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) with the objective to broaden the field of applications on a national and international level. The competence of ITS Germany is based on its network, in particular with ITS societies, but also in the relationships with other partners
ITS Germany promotes the exchange of experiences and knowledge as well as the progress on the field of Intelligent Transport Systems from an organisational, legal, scientific and technical point of view. Besides, the society has the claim to represent the pooled interests within the mobility sector nationally and internationally.
IVU Umwelt has been active in environmental planning for more than 30 years, offering expert opinions for various environmental aspects. IVU Umwelt’s expertise includes emission inventories, environmental traffic management, screening of air and noise pollution, dispersion of air pollutants ranging from micro- to large-scale applications, calculation of scenarios and forecasts, assessments of air quality as well as statistical data analysis. IVU Umwelt has long term experience in developing physical-chemical and statistical models, both as highly specialized individual solutions and as commercial products for use in public administration and environmental consulting.
Jaano believes that urban mobility should be easy, flexible, and cost effective. Jaano seeks to offer their customers a cheap, competitive and more adaptable transportation alternative to what is currently available. With their fleet of scooters Jaano customers will no longer have to rely on static transportation lines and will have more flexibility getting around town; at 70 cm (27.6 Inches) wide, there is no longer a need to hunt for parking, and traffic can be a thing of the past.
Kapsch TrafficCom AG
As a globally established provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Kapsch TrafficCom makes an important contribution to greater safety and efficiency in road traffic.
The portfolio includes solutions for toll collection, city access control and parking space management, traffic management, traffic monitoring, commercial vehicle monitoring, electronic vehicle registration and V2X cooperative systems. The solutions of Kapsch TrafficCom help finance traffic infrastructure, improve traffic safety, optimize traffic flows and reduce traffic-related environmental impacts.
The current core business lies in the development, installation and operation of electronic toll and traffic management systems. Our end-to-end solutions cover the entire value creation chain of our customers, from components and subsystems for their integration all the way to regular operation, all from a single source.
Kiezkaufhaus is the answer to dying inner cities through to increased online shopping and the resulting CO2 emission. It’s an online shop with local merchants and producers that delivers the same day with cargo bikes. So it’s faster than Amazon and in addition free of emission. It combines the comfort of online shopping with the good cause to support local independent shops. Because those are the stores which make your city individual and beautiful. If they are gone the blank spaces will be filled by anonymous franchises. So on side of less CO2 emission, it Kiezkaufhaus also reduces inner city traffic and supports the finances of a City.
KombiConsult's advisory services are committed to increasing the productivity and environmental efficiency of freight traffic by strengthening the intermodality of the logistics industry. Our approach features the integration of scientific methodology, practical experience and pragmatism, which ensures delivering efficient solutions for the real-world challenges of our customers. Our competences dedicated to assist the intermodal and rail freight industry are recognized by a wide range of international Clients.
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau
Since its foundation in 1948, our employees have established KfW as one of the leading promotional banks in the world. We are proud of this and intend to continue our success story. The mission statement forms the guidelines for our daily business. It shows how we fulfil our tasks and assume responsibility towards customers, staff, owners, society and the bank. Our mission statement is binding for all employees, regardless of function or hierarchy.
Lastenradler sells cargobikes to companies and families and creates models to share cargobikes and to use cargobikes as common goods. In 2015 Lastenradler started the largest free of charge cargobike lending network in Germany. The network will expand in the coming month. The goal is to increase the number of cargobikes used in a city and to reduce congestions in urban areas. Different types of cargobikes are making sure, that there is a perfect solution for all requirements. New services are developed together with other Partners.
LogisticNetwork Consultants GmbH has been active as an independent consulting firm in the fields of mobility and logistics since 1998. We develop for our clients originating from the fields of industry, commerce, service providers and the public sector, user-oriented solutions which are in line with market requirements. Our activities focus on concepts, cooperation, coordination and communication, realized for our clients by experienced interdisciplinary teams at our offices in Hannover and Berlin as well as with our worldwide network.
Local Motors designs, builds and sells vehicles. For designing Local Motors works with co-creation, its online community has more than 53.000 members. Building the vehicles takes place in local Microfactories using methods like DDM. These processes enable Local Motors to do innovations 5 times faster to a fraction of the costs, compared to traditional vehicle companies. Current products are e.g. an autonomous minibuses system and cargo drones.
The Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH is an independent expert consultant for sustainable energy and mobility for over 30 years, bridging technology, markets, and policy. We support international clients from industry, finance, politics, and non-governmental organisations in strategy, feasibility and market assessments.
MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG was founded by Winfried Rauch in 1969. MAHA is currently considered one of the most accomplished manufacturers of dynamometers, vehicle lifts and test devices. The product range covers applications for car, utility vehicle and agricultural machinery workshops. The products comply with the strictest quality standards. They are reliable and durable and they meet the highest demands. In addition to hardware, MAHA provides powerful software solutions for test system networking.
Masabi is the global leader in transit mobile ticketing and payments. The company’s award-winning JustRide platform is a cloud-based, deployment-proven, end-to-end mobile ticketing and fare collection system. It consists of services for ticket purchase, display and inspection, together with back-end infrastructure for secure payments, ticket management, customer service, reporting and real-time analytics. Masabi’s technology signals the end of ticket lines, lost tickets and fumbling for cash by allowing passengers to quickly and securely buy and display tickets on their mobile phones.
Match Rider is a ride-sharing platform designed for everyday and spontaneous trips (up to 150 km). Their vision is to integrate carpooling into our everyday lives; making sharing short-distance rides as reliable as taking the bus or train. The driver determines the route and Match Rider determines the pick-up and drop-off points directly along the route (called Match Points). The system works like public transportation where each Match Point has a schedule associated with it, just like a bus schedule. Drivers and passengers share the cost of the ride while reducing traffic and CO2. To help build a critical mass Match Rider has a branded Ride Board platform for cities and organizations, where members can share rides within their respective communities.
moovel Group GmbH
moovel Group GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, pools together the development of the moovel app: The mobility app combines local public transport, car-sharing providers car2go and Flinkster, mytaxi, taxi dispatchers, rental bicycles and Deutsche Bahn. Most services can be booked and paid for simply and directly via the moovel app. moovel is available throughout Germany. Furthermore, moovel Group GmbH also includes the two US companies RideScout, one of the leading mobility platforms in North America, and GlobeSherpa, a leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions for transport services.
MotionTag makes mobility easy to understand. The smartphone app software can be shipped in any kind of existing smartphone app with just a few lines of code. Alternatively, MotionTag provides easy-to-use white label apps. Through smartphone sensor analytics MotionTag detects fully automatic how, when and where people are travelling. Customers receive immediate insights through a web-based dashboard. It literally answers their question “What drives my customers?” and results in holistic, continuous and personal customer profiles, while reducing market research costs dramatically. The next step will enable be-in/be- out smartphone ticket solutions and smart travel assistance.
Together, MoWiN.net and the mobility-cluster constitute the regional platform for cooperation as well as innovation, which is demonstrated by several European and national projects, developed and/or managed by the Regionalmanagement/MoWiN.net. A special focus of project development is sustainable mobility, where both organizations together combine internationally leading research and development with strong international as well as local and national partners from politics, associations and industry.
MSR-Traffic offers intelligent parking guidance systems for smart cities.
Wireless in-ground sensors enable counting and single space detection of vehicles in real-time. Motorists can be guided quickly to the next free parking space via dynamic traffic signs or apps. This doesn’t only increase the quality of life and the attractiveness of cities, but is also of great advantage from an economic point of view.
Multicity Carsharing is a ground-breaking approach with a future-oriented solution to modern, urban mobility: It is practical, flexible and, above all, environmentally friendly. It is the first carsharing service in Berlin entirely consisting of 100% electric vehicles. 250 CITROËN C-Zeros are already available in the city zone of Berlin, charged with green electricity from 100% renewable energy sources.
MVMANT is an urban mobility on-demand platform that solves the traffic congestion problem. MVMANT allows the deployment of a fleet of vehicles circulating on fixed routes (like a bus) with a service on request (like a taxi). The dispatching of vehicles is managed by predictive algorithms, advanced machine learning techniques and by requests generated through the dedicated app. This allows to dispatch the vehicles when and were needed and match the mobility needs of citizens in the most efficient way.
myclimate is a partner for effective climate protection – both locally and globally. The Swiss Non-Profit Organisation wants to shape the future together with its partners through consultation, education and climate protection projects. myclimate pursues this as a science-based and business-orientated non-profit organisation. With projects of the highest quality, myclimate promotes quantifiable climate protection and long-lasting development worldwide. Through these projects, emissions are reduced by replacing fossil fuel sources with renewable energies and by implementing energy-efficient technologies. With our interactive and action-oriented educational programmes, myclimate encourages everyone to make a contribution towards our future. Moreover the foundation offers consultancy on integrated climate protection with tangible added value. myclimate provides this through analyses, IT solutions, labels and resource management. Services range from simple carbon footprints for businesses to sophisticated product life cycle assessments (LCA).
On a sunny day people want to get out of the city and enjoy nature. Travel planning with Google or guidebooks is a hassle and can take a lot of time. naturtrip.org shows you the best places in just 10 seconds and simplifies travel planning with public transport. The user selects travel time and preferred activity e.g. wellness, culture or food and our innovative routing system suggests the best destinations within reach. naturtrip.org is your one-click-solution for leisure – without a car.
nextbike currently has around 18,000 bikes in service and is active in 15 countries on 4 continents. Since the company was founded in Leipzig, Germany, almost 10 years ago, it has become one of the leading manufacturers and operators in the booming market for sustainable urban moblity. Large scale projects consisting of thousands of rental bikes have opened the global market for nextbike. As a highly specialised mid-sized company with its own production facility "Made in Germany", is consistently operating at the pinnacle of the global market.
For more information, see the interview of Ralf Kalupner, founder and CEO of nextbike GmbH .
We are hardware startup involved in the design and manufacture of electric bicycle systems. Our focus is on building the first universal bicycle trailer with electrical motor assistance. The trailer can be used with any normal or electric bicycle as a child or goods transportation solution. Due to the innovative sensor technology and motor assistance, the trailer carries its own weight and automatically follows the bicycle.
ParkHere is a smart parking sensor system which detects free parking spaces and makes the information available to car drivers. The unique technology needs neither cables nor batteries. It is energy autarkic i.e. it generates its own power by energy harvesting. Being sealed in the asphalt it can sustainably be operated for decades.
parkpocket is a big data company enhancing transparency in the parking market. In real-time, car drivers are informed about vacant parking lots in car parks, prices, opening hours, electric vehicle charging stations and other features, and are finally navigated to the right location. Aside from parkpocket’s own mobile app, its parking solution can be integrated into different digital devices, services and connected car solutions.
ParkTAG is an app that helps users find open parking spots. It shows all free parkings around you in one map. You can see parking spots that have already vacated or will vacate in a few minutes. You can also check out commercial parking options.
parku is a parking-sharing company that revolutionized the urban parking industry by bringing together parking owners and seekers. Private and individual entities advertise their unused parking spaces for free and earn money with renting them out. Drivers will find parking spaces close to their destination which can be booked instantly or in advance. The service is available across multiple devices such as smartphones, computers or tablets. Thanks to the direct navigation to the booked parking space via the parku app search traffic can be reduced massively, which contributes to environmental protection.
We, PB-Consult GmbH, consulting engineers in transport sector, are headquatered in Nuremberg, furthermore our project management office is seated in Munich. At present, the company has a staff of 23.
Pohl Consulting & Associates
Pohl Consulting & Associates (PC&A) is one of the leading European economic development consulting firms. Services cover the whole spectrum of economic development, and assistance is provided to both private companies and governmental institutions at central and local levels. The main fields of expertise include development of the private sector, privatisation and regulatory advice, trade, investment and export promotion, regional development and economic and administrative reform as well as infrastructure development. PC&A headquarters are located in Berlin, Germany, and permanent offices are found in Paris, Boston and Tokyo.
PTV Transport Consult GmbH
For our clients, we plan and optimise in all transport systems. As a member of PTV Group, we are familiar with high methodical standards. Committed to customer benefits we develop innovative and comprehensive solutions. Our teams provide a wide range of skills and expertise. Our projects are characterised by integrated, interdisciplinary and holistic approaches. This provides high value, sustainability and enduring solutions.
For more information, see the interview of Peter Mott, Director Business Development at PTV .
R + T
R+T is an internationally acting, interdisciplinary team of experienced traffic engineers, city planners and geographers. We develop high-quality solutions for complex traffic-oriented tasks and accompany planning and decision-making processes including public participation. We pass our profound know how on to experts and decision makers on site.
Radlust wants to boost the usage of cycling all segments of the daily life like professional, training, shopping and leisure traffic.
Radverkehr-Konzept (RV-K) puts its main focus on the conceptual planning of bicycle traffic with an extensive stakeholder participation and webbased involvement of citizens.
We are the right contact when making a directive decision concerning supporting the cycling planning. As an independent planning office we calculate and evaluate the stock of cycling infrastructure, identify shortcomings and gaps in the transport network and offer a well-structured and clearly arranged proposal for solution.
With offices in Wiesbaden and Dessau, Germany and international representations in Bucharest, Romania, Budapest, Hungary and Ankara, Turkey Railistics is a professional consulting firm providing a wide range of services related to railway transport policy, transport economies, intermodal transport, railway vehicles, railway infrastructure and operations. Railistics’ team has worked together for many years. Their competencies include expertise in the legal framework, the transport market, business planning, engineering and reconstruction, licensing, technical and financial evaluation of rail transport, railway operation, rolling stock and railway infrastructure.
raumkom – Institut für Raumentwicklung und Kommunikation
Raumkom is at the forefront of exploring the intersection between spatial planning and communications. We are driven by the idea that decisions regarding systems and environments that affect people’s daily lives must be both sustainable and comprehensible. Therefore we do planning with the same care as we have when creating media and moderating the exchange of ideas.
The company’s two leading experts – Dr. Christian Muschwitz and Prof. Dr. Heiner Monheim – work daily to create synergy between science, planning and politics. Having previously worked in leading positions in government, and continuing to give lectures in academia, they are intimately familiar with the inner workings of both the federal government and the private sector.
Regionalmanagement Nordhessen GmbH
The Regionalmanagement Nordhessen GmbH coordinates central measures to strengthen growth and employment in the region of Nordhessen. As a public-private-partnership politics and industry are cooperating in an exemplary way, aiming to build up and to extend regional core competences, so called “clusters”. With more than 67.000 employees subject to social insurance contributions, the mobility-cluster with its core competencies in the fields of Automotive, E-Mobility, Logistics, Public Traffic Systems, Rail Engineering and Mobility Management is the largest cluster in the region. 135 cluster-companies and institutions are organized in the regional mobility-network-organization “Mobilitätswirtschaft Nordhessen Netzwerk - MoWiN.net“.
Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH
The Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK) is a regional transport operator. The RVK has the capacity, the knowledge and the mandatory objective to move people in the Rhineland on the highest technical level. Together with its owners and contracting authorities, the RVK is working continuously on the implementation of attractive, environmentally friendly and sustainable local transport services in the region. Until 2030 the RVK aims to replace its entire bus fleet by vehicles with environmentally friendly propulsion.
Creating the mobility of tomorrow: rms GmbH (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund Servicegesellschaft mbH) provides carefully thought-out solutions in all areas of transport, especially public transport. We have planned, consulted and provided services in over 3,000 national and international projects. Together with our customers, we meet the current and future challenges of public transport across the following subject areas: Information and Sales Systems, Organisational Consulting and IT Solutions, Data Management, Mobile Services, Transport and Market Research, Quality Management, Customer Support and Editorial Department.
Rupprecht Consult - Forschung & Beratung GmbH is a fully independent private research and consultancy company, based in Cologne since 1996. Our mission is to contribute to sustainable development of cities and regions in Europe and worldwide. We are a committed team of internationally experienced consultants delivering quality services in the fields of urban and regional development, transport and mobility, environmental protection, information technologies and, generally, innovation to society.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, smart city to urban platform – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 263,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com and www.icn.sap.com.
scoo mobility is the first keyless free floating scootersharing provider with e- and motor-scooters closing the gap between cars, bicycle and public transport and therewith provides one of the trend-setting mobility concepts for smart metropolises: Fast through traffic, space-saving, no searching for parking spaces, reasonable-priced and environmentally-friendly.
SHÄRE-a-Taxi is the better taxi app developed by the Munich startup SHÄRE GmbH. The free SHÄRE-a-Taxi app for iOS and Android allows users to call and simply pay the taxi. On top: with an intelligent real-time matching algorithm, it is possible to share your taxi spontaneously with other passengers. This are not only benefits for individuals , but also for the mobility management of entire companies. SHÄRE-a-Taxi saves a lot of money, is green and social by sharing your taxi ride.
SHIPPIES is the innovative service-delivery-platform connecting local delivery ressources with delivery requests from various vertical businesses, such as bagshuttle.com.
Siemens is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain – from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy – as well as in the areas of medical imaging and in-vitro diagnostics. As of September 30, 2014, Siemens had around 343,000 employees worldwide. Orders totaled €78.4 billion and revenue from continuing operations was €71.9 billion in fiscal 2014.
The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) works to promote the integration of sustainable transport in the global policies on sustainable development and climate change. SLoCaT Partnership was established in 2009 and it is the largest multi-stakeholder partnership working on sustainable transport with over 90 members including UN organizations, MDBs, transport organizations, private sector, civil society and academe. 2016 will be a key year for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and SLoCaT activity in 2016 and beyond will emphasize the convergence between the sustainable development and climate change agendas.
SM!GHT is an artifical term, composed from the following words: smart.city.light. In this way SM!GHT does not just stand for individual products, but for new infrastructure solutions, with which EnBW will accompany its customers on the path of changing infrastructure. Today and in the future. So a street light becomes the basis of the urban infrastructure, which fulfils needs, thinks ahead and fills people with enthusiasm.
Smart City Wire
Smart City Wire is a non-profit initiative of design thinkers and smart city experts with the aim of creating and facilitating ideas, projects, and innovations for a human-centric, interdisciplinary and international approach to Smart City Berlin and other cities. We do innovation workshops, online crowdstormings, and smart city newsfeeds. We create and test prototypes and design methods to trigger ideas and feedback in our community and the public.
The SmartCity.institute is a German institute that does research on the development of smart cities and which is located in Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, and Cologne.
Besides our research activities in the fields of mobility, energy, city development, digitisation and resilience, we consult cities and industrial enterprises regarding their path to the future. We assist them in their business development – and in designing customer–focused – products and services for an urban context.
We build intersectoral networks and contribute to the interdisciplinary and cross–industrial collaboration.
We do that because we understand this kind of exchange as the key for interoperability and therefore for smart city solutions!
SMARTLANE opens up new possibilities for mobility and logistics providers as well as businesses where the mobility of their staff and customers are of crucial importance. SMARTLANE's Mobility Intelligence platform gives customers a simple way to keep an eye on the mobility indicators of their business using easy to understand graphics and reports. We do this by applying cutting edge technology that can process large amounts of data extremely quickly. The data organizations already have is exploited and augmented with useful external sources that can help reveal the full picture.
SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management solutions (EMM), with over 15,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI's flagship product, MobiControl, allows enterprises to enable, optimize and secure their mobile workforce across all platforms to support corporate-liable and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. SOTI extends secure mobility management beyond basic EMM to provide a total solution for comprehensive management and security of mobile devices deployed in an organization.
Steinbeis Innovationszentrum Logistik und Nachhaltigkeit (SLN)
Steinbeis Innovationszentrum Logistik und Nachhaltigkeit (SLN) is focusing on innovations and the future of logistics and freight transport worldwide.
Studio Schwitalla is an interdisciplinary studio practicing architecture, contributing visions about urban mobility and exploring novel urban morphologies. We enjoy blurring the boundaries between urban design and architecture - working cross disciplinary enables us to envision cities as three-dimensional structures and buildings as urban environments. Future urban mobility is the driving passion within Studio Schwitalla and research partners include multinational mobility providers like Schindler Aufzüge AG and Audi AG.
T-Systems International GmbH
T-Systems is Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customer arm. Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. T-Systems provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and Society. We actively manage traffic and transport. Companies in the logistics and transport industry need to optimize their processes and costs and conduct business sustainably. T-Systems helps them do this with process, systems integration and cloud expertise.
TCP International Transport Consulting Partners
Our mission is to develop sustainable solutions for the transport sector at local, regional, national andinternational scale for industrialised as well as for developing countries.
Globalisation and economic growth entail increasing transport demands. An important challenge is to satisfy the mobility needs of society and the economy without overburdening the environment, public finances and the population.
In order to achieve this, TCP International aims to increase the effectiveness, safety and efficiency of transport systems by developing innovative strategies and creative, tailor-made solutions.
In a complex world, TCP International is your independent transport advisor, providing clear, feasible and practical solutions. We strive to realise your goals timely and in efficient manner.
team red was founded in 2002 and working on innovation topics in mobility, transportation and tourism ever since. Offering a broad spectrum of knowledge for transportation, ranging from traditional planning to communication expertise and information technology. This promising intermodal und interdisciplinary topic guarantees a broad spectrum for international know-how exchange.
team red Akademie
The team red Akademie gGmbH (team red Academy) is a non-profit institution which shares broad experts’ know-how in current and future mobility issues by realizing training courses, workshops, seminars, conferences and Learning Journeys. The team red Akademie is an open and transparent platform that connects different actors in the mobility sector and performs communicative actions along the transfer into a post-carbon society. We conduct our own events or organize them in the behalf of others, in small or big scale, in our own premises or on-site at the client or even as virtual meeting via online technology. Additionally, team red Akademie runs the “Bürgerbüro Elektromobilität” (Citizens Office for Electromobility) that offers consultancy and information for every interested citizen, every professional (e.g. craftsmen) and every company.
Technische Universität Dresden
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 37.000 students, 4.400 publicly funded staff members – among them over 500 professors – and approximately 3.500 externally funded staff members, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
Transportation is one of the key aspect of urban environment. Moving to the smart city model is the only way to optimize the activities of the active citizens and save time, money, and reduce pollution. Major pillar in the smart city concept is the transportation. Especially traffic optimization and public transport. Telelink adresses all those issues delivering full set of systems and an unified software platform, enabling conglomerates to migrate and evolve into smart cities.
TransportTechnologie-Consult Karlsruhe GmbH
TransportTechnologie-Consult Karlsruhe GmbH (TTK) is a subsidiary of Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH (AVG), the regional transport company of Karlsruhe, and Planung Transport Verkehr AG (PTV). AVG is known as the pioneer of the Tram Train, i.e. the tracksharing between light and heavy rail. PTV AG is the largest private industry-independent German consulting and software company in the transport sector.
Within the PTV group, TTK is the centre of competence for rail-bound public transport. Tracksharing between light and heavy rail vehicles, also known as the "Karlsruher Modell", is one of TTK's core competences. It was the starting point for the foundation of the company and formed the basis whereupon today's activity spectrum and expertise are built.
TTK employs around 27 German and French staff members having at their disposal extensive experience in all fields of public transport. As a result of the collaboration between French and German professionals within project teams, clients benefit from the experiences acquired in the neighbouring countries. The know-how transfer between France and Germany, and increasingly also with other countries, is a trade mark of TTK. It is further complemented by international experience gained in a large variety of projects, some also in the research sector.
TU Berlin Center for Technology and Society (CTS)
The research unit “Mobility and Space” is a department at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS) of the Technical University in Berlin. Our research focuses on the various topics of urban mobility, commercial transport, spatial planning, and all their deep inter-relations with societies. We aim at conducting a responsible approach to the urban future of our world. The main reserach topices are Megacities and Transport, Electromobility, Barriefree Mobility as well Urban Structure and Traffic.
TU-Campus EUREF, located in Berlin-Schöneberg and founded in 2008 as an institute of TU Berlin, offers continuing/further education and postgraduate classes and seminars for diverse target groups, research and consulting support and most importantly postgraduate master programs and further education modules that relate directly to the themes of energy transition.
TUM aCar mobility
Mobility for rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
The research project deals with the mobility needs in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa in the years 2020 to 2030. The overarching objective is to develop a coherent concept vehicle which addresses the problems of the rural population. The vehicle will enable better access to health care, education and information in the remote areas.
TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent quality and safety inspection services, founded over 140 years ago. The Group employs 19,000 people in 65 countries on all continents. The independent experts stand for quality, efficiency and safety in interaction between people, the environment and technology in nearly all industrial sectors and areas of life. In its role as an independent, neutral third party, TÜV Rheinland tests technical systems, products and services, supports projects and designs processes for companies on the basis of recognized standards as well as statutory requirements. Key to the company and its staff is the philosophy that social and industrial development cannot be achieved without technical progress. In this respect, the safe and responsible use of technical innovations, products and facilities is crucial.
TWIKE is the manufacturer of one of the most innovative electric vehicles worldwide. The conceptually unique electric vehicle TWIKE is focused on intelligent and individual mobility. The third generation of this two-seated three-wheeler has been produced since 1996 and is sold on the European market already more than 1000 times.
ubitricity Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH
Next generation charging: everything is possible now. The Berlin-based company ubitricity’s SmartCable is the first mobile electricity meter with integrated billing technology. EV users simply take their mobile meter integrated into the cable along to every charging spot. A low-cost identifiable and switchable SimpleSocket suffices as local charging spot that no longer entails running costs for online communication and metering. Its compact dimensions allow for installation almost anywhere, e.g. at a wall or integrated into light poles.
The UBA’s motto, For our environment (“Für Mensch und Umwelt”) sums up our mission pretty well, we feel. As Germany’s main environmental protection agency, our task is to ensure that our fellow citizens have a healthy environment where they are protected against air, water and other pollutants to the greatest extent possible. Here at the UBA, we concern ourselves with an extremely broad spectrum of issues, including waste avoidance, climate protection, and pesticide approvals.
UNICONSULT finds solutions for your specific questions concerning transport strategy, infrastructure rehabilitation and planning, market development, privatization and commercialisation in all transport sectors.
With a clever product portfolio upperbike bikesharing offers mobility for everyone in the field of bikesharing – simply everywhere. Just take your chance and get to know one of the easiest bikesharing systems that has already successfully been tested in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna. upperbike bikesharing uses and integrates existing resources to make them reservable in a very easy way. Bike enthusiasts all around Europe appreciate upperbike and go on to build up this special bikesharing network in many different cities. Share your bike – just as you like!
urbane konzepte GmbH
The urban concepts GmbH deals with sustainability-oriented projects in different planning areas, especially mobility, housing and urban development. The link between research and practical implementation as well as an interdisciplinary approach are our special strengths.
Verkehrsclub Deutschland (VCD) is an association for sustainable mobility. It was founded in 1986 and has about 55.000 members and supporters. VCD offers information on sustainable means of transportation, initiates projects and lobbies for sustainable mobility.
VCD stands up for more public transport, more cycling, more walking and better traffic safety. That means:
-more buses and trains, better service in public transport
-better conditions for cycling and walking
-climate and environmental protection
-reduction of air pollution
VCDB VerkehrsConsult Dresden-Berlin GmbH is a regional, national and international operating consulting and planning company which provides its clients with objective and independent consultancy services and sustainable solutions concerning all aspects of public transport. Hereby, VCDB’s comprehensive range of expertise and operational know-how is the basis for practical-oriented and forward-looking results in the following fields of business:
-Rail Vehicle Technology
-Transport Planning/Transport Engineering
-Assistance in Operation
Velogista uses cargo bikes with electric assist to deliver goods within Berlin. Until now, our fleet consists of 5 cargo bikes, each of it with room for 250kg. Cities becoming more dense each year and parking in the second row clogs traffic visibly. Our answer regarding a sustainable future within inner cities, cargo bikes instead of motorised parcel vans!
Verband der Automobilindustrie VDA
Sustainable and modern mobility are the main objectives of the VDA. The VDA nationally and internationally promotes the interests of the entire German automotive industry. It can bank on a strong power base of members consisting of automobile manufacturers, suppliers and manufacturers of trailers, special bodies and buses. Unlike in many other countries, they are organized under one association, resulting in decisive advantages for the German automotive industry through direct dialogue and rapid decision-making.
Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen e. V. (VDV)
About 600 companies performing public passenger transport and rail freight transport in Germany are organised in the “Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen” (VDV = Association of German Transport Companies). The VDV advises and supports its member companies and politicians, supports the exchange of experience and know-how between the members and prepares technical, operational, legal and economic principles. The VDV also represents the interests of its member companies towards parliaments, authorities, industry and other institutions. Therefore, the VDV has offices in Brussels (European office) and Berlin (capital office) besides its head office in Cologne. The regional interests of the member companies are defended by nine regional groups. Moreover, six general committees and 19 expert committees are dealing with the special challenges of the sector. More than 400 experts in very different fields do voluntary work in these committees, which results in rules (VDV Recommendations and VDV Reports).
Verkehrs Innovations Partner
We love to manage innovations in mobility: Fostering public transport, shaping new mobility startups, connecting people, manage the company on an interims basis - that´s our job. As well we are experts and auditors in energy and CO2 efficiency. For rail, coach and public transport companies, mobility startups, associations, and public authorities.
Verkehrs-Consult Leipzig (VCL) GmbH
Verkehrs-Consult Leipzig (VCL) GmbH, an engineering and consulting company, supports transport companies in sustainable and resource effective mobility Solutions.
viaMAXI mobililty - Consulting & Interim Management
viaMAXI defines strategies, calculates business cases, prepares and executes the launch of new mobility models. The consultancy has experience with large corporations, public authorities, NGOs and start-ups.
WAGENER & HERBST
Wagener & Herbst Management Consultants GmbH (W&H) is an independent, owner-managed company offering consulting and training services to private and public companies as well as to governmental institutions with a specialized focus on environmentally and economically sustainable urban and inter-regional passenger transport, multi-modal freight transport, supply chain management, maintenance and repair, transport facility management as well as institutional strengthening and capacity building.
W&H was founded in 1990 and located in Potsdam/German Capital Region and currently employs 40 permanent and associated consultants and trainers with a wide range of qualifications and management experience in socio-economic and financial analysis of infrastructure investment programs and projects, economic forecasting, business planning and optimization, institutional strengthening and capacity building, total quality management, process analysis, corporate management, project management and implementation monitoring, as well as transport logistics and supply chain management projects. W&H teams have been working in more than 30 countries in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
W&H is furthermore a quality management consultancy certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and applies organizational efficiency improvement and process re-engineering programs, including shop-floor management, Kaizen and balanced score card methodologies.
World Bicycle Relief
World Bicycle Relief is a nonprofit organization mobilizing people in development regions through the "Power of Bicycle". The organization builds and distributes specially-designed, locally assembled, rugged bicycles to students, healthcare workers and entrepreneurs through study-to-own and work-to-own programs. For increased sustainability, it also trains field mechanics to ensure access to maintenance and spare parts.
Wunder is the leading urban carpooling platform. Through our mobile app we are connecting people to simplify their daily commute by sharing rides to work and back home. Wunder is focusing on large cities in emerging markets to help ease congestion where public transportation alternatives reach their limits. The company is based in Hamburg, Germany, and backed by investors from Silicon Valley.
The Wuppertal Institute undertakes research and develops models, strategies and instruments for transitions to a sustainable development at local, national and international level. Sustainability research at the Wuppertal Institute focuses on the resources, climate and energy related challenges and their relation to economy and society. Special emphasis is put on analysing and stimulating innovations that decouple economic growth and wealth from natural resource use.
The Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e.V. (engl.: bicycle industrial association) is the national representation of interests and a qualified service provider for the German and international bicycle industry. This includes manufacturers and importers of bicycles, components, accessories and e-bikes.
[ui!] – the urban institute®
[ui!] – the urban institute® is an innovative software and consulting company for "Smart City" solutions.
How can near real-time data enable enhancing the traffic flow in a city? How can electric vehicles be efficiently and reliably integrated in corporate fleets? How are municipalities able to learn more about the current air quality at their crossroads?
For those and many more challenges we provide cloud-based solutions, which make smart cities even smarter.
Friends of the German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility