Why are some cities hotspots for science and innovation and others aren’t? What will be the role of science in future cities after the Coronavirus pandemic? Are universities turning into mini Smart Cities?

Join our virtual event series Universities & Research Organisations – Key Drivers of Future Smart Cities filled with insights from leading innovation experts from Germany and the UK. Co-organised by the UK Science and Innovation Network Germany (SIN), the German U15, the Imperial College London and BABLE, this five-part series we will explore the special roles that universities, research and innovation will play in the future of urban areas.  


The session dates and topics are as follows. All sessions will occur on the respective dates from 08:30-11:00 GMT / 09:30-12:00 CET:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 | Post Corona Future - The Role of Cities & Universities

Tuesday, 9 June 2020 | Approaches to Transform Cities into Smart Urban Areas

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 | Innovation Districts: Cities as Hotspots for Research and Innovation

Tuesday, 7 July 2020 | University Campus and Research Architectures of the Future – Are University Campuses Turning into Mini Smart Cities?

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 | Open Science, Open City, Open Society – Interactions between Science, City and Society


Learn more and register for one or more sessions of this free event series at: