Press Release Darmstadt - Digital City of the Future

Tina Müller | 12th November 2018

Darmstadt ranked number 1 in the sustainability ranking of cities

The Institute of the German Economy has examined all 71 independent cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants in the areas of level, dynamics and future.

As in the previous two years, Darmstadt leads the ranking of sustainable cities and thus remains the high-tech centre of the Rhine-Main region.

The Future Ranking, commissioned by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche and ImmobilienScout24, measures how well German cities are prepared for future challenges. Research strength in particular plays an important role in the development of future technologies and processes.

Evaluation criteria for the sustainability of a cityIn addition to a high density of research institutes and significant research activities, an affinity to industry 4.0 also makes an important contribution to the future viability of a location. But the range of creative services on offer is also taken into account in the study. 

We are very pleased about this success for the Darmstadt location and the outstanding performance of our hometown in the area of industry 4.0. CONWEAVER - at home in the city of the future!

Source & Graphic: Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft 

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