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Call for Papers for the 26th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems

(March 2022)

We are looking for papers on the topic of our session: “The urban-social layer: Digital Approaches to Social Dynamics in Cities”

Deadline to to receive your manuscripts is before the 4th of April 2022!

Call for papers



SURE Research Project Develops Measures for Sustainable Cities in Asia

(February 2022)

In cooperation with the Technical University of Lübeck and TÜV Rheinland Consulting, more than 150 collaborative projects in Southeast Asia are funded and supported by means of scientific accompanying research, cross-project synergies and transfer potentials.

SURE Website 



MICADO team publication about Complex Arrival Procedures as a Challenge in Migration Studies

(January 2022)

Rosa Thoneick, Marie Malchow, Ingrid Breckner and Jörg Noennig are examining migration from an urban perspective and are providing a comparative analysis of quantitative and qualitative methodologies within migration research. The publication by Leuven University Press examines the use of co-creative methods to study migrant integration across European societies and assembles further articles about the DCS Horizon-2020 MICADO project.

Co-creation in Migration Studies


Medifly Citizen Survey Online

(Dezember 2021)

Taking into account the hopes, concerns and attitudes of citizens is an integral part of the Medifly project. With the online-based, anonymous survey, we want to find out what the citizens of Hamburg think about the use of drones for the transport of medical goods, but also for other purposes.

Medifly Survey ​​​​​

MOVE21 - Micro-Hubs as a solution for the Last-Mile-Problem

(December 2021)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Rainer Noennig und Dr. Jesús López Baeza explain to Future Moves how cities could achieve a 30% reduction of transport-related emissions by 2030 via the implementation of 15 transport-related innovations.

Mit Micro-Hubs gegen die Folgen des Paketliefer-Booms

MICADO is starting its piloting phase

(November 2021)

The DCS Horizon2020 Project is entering its final piloting phase. Throughout 2021 the MICADO solution has been tested extensively with local stakeholders. The cities of Antwerp, Bologna, Hamburg and Madrid are now starting to test the MICADO app, a software solution to improve integration processes. Learn more about piloting in the MICADO cities, local requirements, and the variety of local stakeholders involved.

MICADO website

DCS Team at the ITS World Congress

(Oktober 2021)  

Our team at the ITS Congress, the biggest event focused on smart mobility and the digitalisation of transport. Our mobility projects MOVE21, Medifly and i-LUM could raise awareness of smart mobility solutions among policy makers, experts and the general public.

ITS World Congress

Digital building data: EDGE research project aims to improve potentials of the smart city

(October 2021)

The EDGE research project aims to improve the potential of the #Smart #City: We are building a "Smart #Building #Data Hub" with EDGE's cooperation partners. This will use data from smart buildings for sustainable neighborhood development.

More information about the start of the project here. 

Entwürfe für ein neues Stück Stadt auf dem Grasbrook mit dem digitale Planungstool der Digital City Science

(September 2021)

Die Grasbrook Dokumentation- sbroschüre liefert spannende Einsichten zum Wettbewerblichen Dialog und Beteiligungsverfahren. Unser digitales Planungstool Grasbrook CityScope wird im Rahmen des Planungsverfahrens dazu genutzt nachhaltige Mobilitätskonzepte zu simulieren und zu entwickeln. Mehr über das Modul Walkability und die Noise und Stormwater Module sind ab S.26 zu finden.

Dokumentation des Wettbewerblichen Dialogs

Publication Out Now: Digital City Science. Researching New Technologies in Urban Environments. Perspectives in Metropolitan Research 6

(August 2021)

How do science and technology shape future cities—and how do cities shape science and technology in return? Who are the architects and actors behind these processes? Driven by a transdisciplinary approach, Perspectives in Metropolitan Research 6 elaborates on the intertwinements of science, technology, and cities.
The contributions discuss recent theoretical approaches on how to look at the intersection between digitalization and cities scientifically, as well as how to define one’s role as a researcher.

You can order the publication directly at Jovis

SURE Synergyworkshop „Lessons Learned: From Research to Action“

(July 2021)

More than 50 international resarchers participated in the digital workshop providing feedback from the former project „FutureMegacities“ and defining methods and milestones for the SURE project focusing on sustainable city development in East and Southeast Asia.

SURE – Sustainable Development of Urban Regions is an accompanying research project by the Digital City Science at HafenCity Universität Hamburg (HCU), TU Lübeck, TÜV Rheinland & the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF.

SURE Sustainable Development of Urban Regions

Cities-4-People project impact analysis at CORDIS EU research results

(July 2021)

Many urban and peri-urban areas of EU cities face common mobility challenges. CORDIS EU explains how our people-oriented approach in the Cities-4-People project has been working to improve transportation and increase urban sustainability. New approaches for community-driven sustainable mobility innovations at neighbourhood and urban district level.

New Publications by the DCS Team

(June 2021)

CityScope Platform for Real-Time Analysis and Decision-Support in Urban Design Competitions. Julia Sievert, Jesús López Baeza, Andre Landwehr and Jonas Luft

Defining Parameters for Urban- Environmental Quality Assessment. Jan Barski, Jesús López Baeza, Jörg Rainer Noenni,Oto Novacek

Evaluating Cultural Impact in Discursive Space through Digital Footprints. Jesús López Baeza, Jes Bley, Kay Hartkopf, Martin Niggeman

Implementing Gehl’s Theory to Study Urban Space. The Case of Monotowns. Damiano Cerrone, Jesús López Baeza, Panu Lehtovuori, Daniele Quercia

Testing Optimization Scenarios of Cruise Passenger Ground Transportation Using Agent-Based Models and Crowd-Sourced Data. Jesús López Baeza, Jörg Rainer Noennig, Vanessa Weber, Arnaud Grignard, Ariel Noyman, Kent Larson, Tri Nguyen-Huu, Sebastian Saxe, Ulrich Baldauf

MICADO Project in Spanish Newspaper EL PAÍS

(May 2021)

While entering its final phase our Horizon 2020 Project MICADO: Migrant Integration Cockpits & Dashboards got extensive coverage in the Spanish newspaper EL PAÍS. Congratulations to our partners in Madid Madrid - Illustre Colegio Nacional de Doctores y Licensiados en Ciencias Politicas y Sociologia (CPS), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid (URJC), Direccion General de Servicios Sociales e Integracion Social-Consejeria de Politica Social y Familia de la Communidad de Madrid (DGSSIS).

IMISCOE Conference Panel Accepted

(May 2021)

A conference panel suggested by the HCU´s coordinator team of the H2020 project „Migrant Integration Cockpits and Dashboards“ (MICADO) for the IMISCOE conference in July 2021 was accepted. IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe) is Europe's largest interdisciplinary research network in the field of migration, integration and diversity studies. The panel will comprise 5 paper presentations from the MICADO partners and will be lead chaired by Prof. Ingred Breckner and Prof. Jörg Rainer Noennig, both HCU. https://www.imiscoe.org

BMBF Funding for New Research on AI

(April 2021)

A joint proposal between Digital City Science group at HCU, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), the Center for Scalable Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (SCADS-AI) and the company Stroer was accepted for funding from the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). The consortium led by HAW Professor Ulrike Steffens will investigate new approaches of synthesizing data for training AI for urban management and development tasks. Call: https://www.bmbf.de/foerderungen/bekanntmachung-3068.html