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WHERE 100+ ORGANISATIONS JOIN FORCES

Urban Future is an event that is driven by impact and a powerful community with a mission: it brings together more than 100 organisations, NGOs, businesses, and supporting partners in the effort to connect the world’s most passionate change-makers – with the ultimate goal of speeding up the transformation of cities.

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Our Partners

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6b47

The 6B47 Real Estate Investors AG is among the leading property developers in the German-speaking countries with offices in Vienna, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Munich and Warsaw.
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Apcoa

APCOA PARKING embodies international competence with experts from 13 European countries who transfer their global experience and know-how to local markets.
apcoa.de

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C40

C40 Cities connects 94 of the world’s greatest cities to take bold climate action.
c40.org

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Cities for Mobility

Laudes Foundation is responding to the dual crises of inequality and climate change by supporting brave, innovative efforts that inspire and challenge industry to harness its power for good. Providing their partners with philanthropic capital, expertise and connections, they work collectively with and through specific industries to help catalyse systems change.
cities-for-mobility.net

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Deutscher Städtetag

The German Section of the CEMR represents more than 800 municipalities which are committed to foster the European idea on a local level.
rgre.de

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Drees & Sommer

The leading European consulting, planning and project management enterprise, Drees & Sommer has supported private and public clients and investors for 50 years in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure – both analog and digital.
dreso.com

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Eurocities

EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities.
eurocities.eu

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Eurotowns

Eurotowns is a Europe-wide network for towns and cities with populations between 50.000 and 250.000. Eurotown's motto? Big enough to cope, small enough to care!
eurotowns.org

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EY

Through four service lines — Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax — EY helps its clients capitalize on transformative opportunities.
www.ey.com

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iCapital Awards

The European Capital of Innovation Awards is an annual recognition prize awarded to the European cities that best promote innovation in their communities.
eic.ec.europa.eu/icapital

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Lahti

Lahti is the European Green Capital 2021 and a city of makers. Lahti aims to become a carbon-neutral city by 2025 as the first major city in Finland.
lahti.fi

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Laudes Foundation

Laudes Foundation is responding to the dual crises of inequality and climate change by supporting brave, innovative efforts that inspire and challenge industry to harness its power for good. Providing their partners with philanthropic capital, expertise and connections, they work collectively with and through specific industries to help catalyse systems change.
laudesfoundation.org

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Mercedes Benz Group

The Mercedes Benz Group is the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.
group.mercedes-benz.com

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MHP

MHP is a digitalization pioneer for the mobility and manufacturing sectors with expertise that can be transferred to a wide range of industries.
mhp.com

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Refurbed

Refurbed is the fastest growing online marketplace for refurbished electronics in the German-speaking region.
refurbed.org

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart is in the midst of a unique transformation process, their “Climate Protection Action Programme” being one of the largest municipal climate action programmes in Europe.
stuttgart.de

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Tallinn

Being awarded with the European Green Capital Award in 2023, this is the perfect time for the city of Tallinn to think about how it can turn into a more environmentally friendly and people friendly city.
greentallinn.eu

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BABLE Smart Cities

BABLE offers an open Smart City platform, free to join and use, along with expert advising and services.
bable-smartcities.eu

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Cities Today

Cities Today is one of the leading knowledge platforms for city leaders for mobility, IoT, safety and security, resilience and resource efficiency.
cities-today.com

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CityChangers.org

CityChangers.org is your 24/7 digital resource hub for all who want to drive sustainable change in cities. Get critical skills & actionable knowledge and connect globally with your peers!

citychangers.org/

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Kommunal

The voice of the Austrian municipalities. Informs politicians, practitioners and administration.
kommunal.at

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Pop-Up City

Pop-Up City is an agency for urban transformation based in Amsterdam.
popupcity.net

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Profit with Purpose Magazine

The mission of the 'Profit with Purpose Magazine' is to use the power of communication to raise awareness, inspire action and empower innovators to create a sustainable and just economy.

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Re:view

Re: view is an online medium that follows changes in technologies, economics, people, cities, processes, trends.
thereview.pl

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Revolve

REVOLVE is a communication group fostering cultures of sustainability.
revolve.media

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Startups Magazine

Startups Magazine is a digital and print magazine helping tech startups connect the dots on their entrepreneurial journeys.
startupsmagazine.co.uk

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The Business Spirit

The Business Spirit Platform aims to inspire innovators to build a sustainable and just economy. We publish journalistic content to put value-driven innovation in the spotlight, give voice to changemakers, and raise awareness.

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TheMayor.EU

TheMayor.EU brings EU institutions, local governments and citizens closer together by sharing best practices in urban sustainability.
themayor.eu

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topos.

The international review of landscape architecture and urban design.
toposmagazine.com

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Urbanistica

Urbanistica is an international podcast sharing stories about the making of smarter & more livable cities for people.
shows.acast.com/Urbanistica

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Urbcast

Urbcast is an unique bilingual podcast about cities, urbanism, urban planning, architecture and much more.
urbcast.pl

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All Things Urban

All Things Urban is a network of urban professionals working on city challenges worldwide.
allthingsurban.net

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ANCI

ANCI is the Italian Association of Cities and Municipalities.
anci.net

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ANCV

ANCV is the national portuguese association for green roofs.
greenroofs.pt

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Ashoka

Ashoka builds and cultivates a community of change leaders who see that the world now requires everyone to be a changemaker. Together, we collaborate to transform institutions and cultures worldwide so they support changemaking for the good of society.
www.ashoka.org/en-at

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Autonomy Paris

Autonomy is bringing the world’s mobility makers together through trade shows, city summits, weekly articles, webinars and white papers.
autonomy.paris

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BYCS

BYCS works with businesses, governments and non-profits to initiate and scale breakthrough ideas that accelerate cycling in cities.
bycs.org

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C40

C40 Cities connects 94 of the world’s greatest cities to take bold climate action.
c40.org

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CDP

CDP drives companies, cities and regions to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests.
cdp.net

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Cities Forum

CITIES FORUM is a global organisation with a multidisciplinary international group of experts in the breadth of topics related to sustainable urban development.
citiesforum.org

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Climate KIC

Climate KIC is a knowledge and innovation community, working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon, climate-resilient society.
climate-kic.org

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CNCA

CNCA is a collaboration of leading global cities working to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80-100% by 2050.
carbonneutralcities.org

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Connected Places Catapult

Connected Places Catapult is the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and place leadership. They provide impartial ‘innovation as a service’ for public bodies, businesses, and infrastructure providers to catalyse step-change improvements in the way people live, work and travel.
cp.catapult.org.uk

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Covenant of Mayors

As part of the European Covenant of Mayors movement, more than 10,000 cities and towns take action to secure a better future for their citizens.
eumayors.eu

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Euclid

Euclid's vision is to see civil society and social enterprise empowered to drive positive change.
euclidnetwork.eu

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EurEau

EurEau is the voice of Europe’s water sector.
eureau.org

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Eurocities

EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities.
eurocities.eu

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European Capital of Democracy

The European Capital of Democracy Initiative will build a strong network of Cities that will foster participation; a platform for hope, and for exercising the will and power to change our world for the better.
capitalofdemocracy.eu

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Fraunhofer IRB

For over 80 years, Fraunhofer IRB has been offering specialist knowledge, specialist books, specialist journals, databases and specialist seminars on the subject of planning and building.
irb.fraunhofer.de

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G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance

G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance is a global community dedicated to establishing and advancing global policy norms for the responsible and ethical use of smart city technologies.
globalsmartcitiesalliance.org

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Humankind

Humankind is an agency for urban change, turning visions into actions.
humankind.city

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IBA27

IBA’27 StadtRegion Stuttgart GmbH with its headquarters in Stuttgart is in charge of managing the International Building Exhibition. It provides impetus, advice, networking opportunities and support and documents and develops the projects together with the partner organisations.
iba27.de/en

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iCapital Awards

The European Capital of Innovation Awards is an annual recognition prize awarded to the European cities that best promote innovation in their communities.
eic.ec.europa.eu/icapital

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ICLEI Europe

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development.
www.iclei-europe.org

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IE School of Architecture and Design

IE School of Architecture and Design has a responsibility to train future leaders who shape a more humane, sustainable world.
ie.edu/school-architecture-design

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JPI Urban Europe

JPI Urban Europe is an intergovernmental research and innovation programme with the ambition to develop a European hub on urban matters.
jpi-urbaneurope.eu

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LIPOR

8 municipalities of Greater Porto founded LIPOR in 1982 to implement a modern and integrated waste management.
lipor.pt

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LSE Cities

LSE Cities is an international centre carrying out research, education, advisory and engagement activities in London and abroad.
lse.ac.uk/cities

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Mobility Makers

The world's first community of professionals dedicated to sustainable mobility facilitating connections and collaborations in the mobility industry.
mobilitymakers.co

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oikos Graz

oikos Graz is a local chapter of oikos international, a student-led non-profit organization. Together we work for sustainable economics and responsible management.
oikosgraz.org

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Placemaking Balkans

Placemaking Balkans is a non-profit, non-governmental organization for the promotion of good public space design using placemaking in the Balkans and SEE region.
placemakingweb.org

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Placemaking Europe

Placemaking Europe is a European network of front-runners, who together accelerate placemaking as a way to create healthy, inclusive, and beloved communities.
placemaking-europe.eu

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POLIS

POLIS is the leading network of European cities and regions working together to develop innovative technologies and policies for local transport.
polisnetwork.eu

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Solar Impulse Foundation

To address sustainability challenges while enabling economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions.
solarimpulse.com

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Sustainary

Sustainary is a global non-profit platform that forms partnerships to identify and accelerate new technological business through the green transition.
sustainary.org

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The Innovation in Politics Institute

IPI improves democracy beyond party lines and across borders.
innovationinpolitics.eu

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UBC Smart and Prospering Cities Commission

The UBC Smart and Prospering Cities Commission offers a reliable network of entrepreneurs, scientists and administration experts from the BSR and beyond. In the last years, their thematic focus was on attractiveness of cities and innovation promotion.
ubc.net/commissions/smart-and-prospering-cities

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UIA2023CPH

The UIA (International Union of Architects) World Congress usually takes place every third year with 10-15.000 participants from all over the world. 2023, it will be hosted in Copenhagen, Denkmark.
uia2023cph.org

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Urban Agenda Partnership on Public Procurement

This Urban Agenda Partnership is driving change towards sustainable cities by using Public Procurement as a strategic tool.
ec.europa.eu/futurium/en/public-procurement

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Urbanólogo

Urbanólogo addresses current issues related to urban and territorial dynamics with emphasis on the Portuguese context.
urbanologo.com

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use

use (urban sustainability exchange) is a knowledge exchange platform dedicated to sustainable city making.
use.metropolis.org

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World Green Building Council

World Green Building Council is the largest local-regional-global action network accelerating sustainability in the built environment.
worldgbc.org

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WWF Cities

WWF's vision is to help foster One Planet Cities across the globe – cities that enable all people to thrive within the ecological limits of our one and only planet.
www.panda.org/cities

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Young Leaders Academy

Born out of the Urban Future Young Leaders Programme, YLA is a value-driven education and consulting collective by and for the next generation of sustainable urban development.
urban-future.org/young-leaders-academy

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Zoom Global

The Zoom Global Smart Cities Association are experts for smart city related challenges.
zgsc.pt

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Architektenkammer BW

The Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects is a service provider, lobby and supervisory body for its approximately 26,100 members from the fields of structural engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and urban planning.
akbw.de

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BABLE Smart Cities

BABLE offers an open Smart City platform, free to join and use, along with expert advising and services.
bable-smartcities.eu

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Baden-Württemberg International

As a one-stop agency, BW_i supports investors as well as the state's regions and municipalities in all questions and phases of settlement in order to optimally position and sustainably strengthen Baden-Württemberg worldwide.
thelaend.de

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Bürgerstiftung Stuttgart

At the citizens' foundation of Stuttgart, citizens engage with time, money, ideas and a lot of passion for their city. This aims to increase Stuttgart's social capital, exclude no one and thus improve the quality of life in the state capital.
buergerstiftung-stuttgart.de

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Citizen Lab

CitizenLab is a community engagement platform for local government. Its mission is to build stronger democracies by making public decision-making more inclusive, participatory, and responsive.
citizenlab.co

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City Initiative Stuttgart

The City-Initiative Stuttgart e.V. (also abbreviated to CIS) represents the interests of all commercial enterprises in Stuttgart city centre.
cis-stuttgart.de

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Deutscher Städtetag

The German Section of the CEMR represents more than 800 municipalities which are committed to foster the European idea on a local level.
rgre.de

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DKSR

The Data Competence Center for Cities and Regions (DKSR) aims to shape sustainably smart cities and regions by making urban data solutions to municipal challenges understandable, accessible and usable for everyone.
dksr.city

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Fraunhofer IRB

For over 80 years, Fraunhofer IRB has been offering specialist knowledge, specialist books, specialist journals, databases and specialist seminars on the subject of planning and building.
irb.fraunhofer.de

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German Sustainable Building Council

The aim of the DGNB is to promote sustainability in the construction and real estate industry and instil awareness of building sustainability among the broader population.
dgnb.de

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German Zero

GermanZero is a climate protection organisation with the goal of making Germany climate neutral by 2035. Pathways include a 1.5-degree legislative package, policy talks that bring these solutions into the political discourse, and the ever-growing community-active network LocalZero.
germanzero.de

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Global Shapers Stuttgart

The Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.
global-shapers-stuttgart.org

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High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart

HLRS enables the testing of new applications of machine learning and deep learning, as well as hybrid approaches that combine HPC and AI Visualization.
hlrs.de

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Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart

HFT Stuttgart offers 35 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in the fields of architecture, civil engineering, building physics, mathematics, computer science, surveying and economics.
hft-stuttgart.com

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IBA27

IBA’27 StadtRegion Stuttgart GmbH with its headquarters in Stuttgart is in charge of managing the International Building Exhibition. It provides impetus, advice, networking opportunities and support and documents and develops the projects together with the partner organisations.
iba27.de/en

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IHK

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce of the Stuttgart Region represents the interests of and provides services to companies in the region.
ihk.de/stuttgart

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Mobility Data Space

The Mobility Data Space is the data sharing community for anyone who wants to make mobility more eco- and user-friendly, safer and fair.
mobility-dataspace.eu

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Region Stuttgart

Located in the heart of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in the southwest of Germany, the Stuttgart Region comprises the City of Stuttgart (the state capital) and its five surrounding counties.
region-stuttgart.de

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Städtetag Baden-Württemberg

As the voice of the cities in south-west Germany, the Association of Cities and Towns of Baden-Württemberg represents around 6.6 million inhabitants in 197 member cities and the interests of other members vis-à-vis the state of Baden-Württemberg, the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union.
staedtetag-bw.de

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Universität Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technically oriented universities in Germany with global significance. It sees itself as a center of university-based, non-university, and industrial research.
uni-stuttgart.de/en