What solutions do tomorrow’s cities need in an increasingly connected world? Experts from Berlin and around the world will exchange views on this subject at the Berlin Urban Tech Summit 2018. To mark its tenth anniversary, this year’s Berlin Economic Conference is taking place under a new name for the first time. The Summit offers high-ranking keynotes and dialog-oriented formats in which CEOs of well-known companies, start-ups and other renowned speakers from business, science and politics explain their positions. Topics such as digitization and robotization as well as their effects on the world of work, the development of ecosystems through intelligent networking and the future of energy and mobility systems in cities are among the focal points.
Within the government of Berlin, the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises is responsible for economic policy and the settling of companies in the capital, as well as for promoting energy and for public enterprises and structural policy. The head of the department is Senator Ramona Pop.
The Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) is the business development bank for the State of Berlin. With its support of the local economy, it actively contributes to the development of Berlin as a business centre. In the field of real-estate development, the IBB is an expert consultant for all financing questions concerning real estate.