FUTURE HAMBURG Responsible Innovation
As a participat in the European Capital of Innovation Award (iCapital Award), Hamburg made it to the top 12 nominated cities. Apart from Hamburg, cities like Aarhus, Antwerpen, Athen, Bristol, Göteburg, Leuven, Lissabon, Madrid, Toulouse, Umeå and Wien count to the top 12 of the ranking (ec.europa.eu/icapital).
Last year's winner was the French capital Paris. "The nomination shows that we're on the right track to shaping the city's growth through innovation and to connect this with an improvement of economic potential, quality of life and eco-friendliness", says Hamburg's first mayor Peter Tschentscher.