Sticker mit dem Logo der Ruhr-Konferenz auf Zeche Zollverein

Metropolitan Innovation Summit 2022!

Innovations for metropolitan areas striving for sustainable transformation

What are the most promising future-oriented and innovation-driven strategies for metropolitan areas striving for sustainable transformation? How can public-private-academic partnerships support such development paths? And what lessons did we learn from the pandemic for making metropolitan innovation systems more resilient?

Meet experts and stakeholders from metropolitan regions worldwide to discuss these questions, share ideas, knowledge, and strategies at the Metropolitan Innovation Summit 2022!

From 31 August - 3 September 2022, experts and stakeholders from metropolitan regions aiming at smart sustainable transformation are invited to this exceptional conference in the heart of the Ruhr innovation ecosystem, one of the most exciting regions in Germany with long experiences of transformation governance.

The Summit will be jointly organized by the Federal State Government of North-Rhine Westphalia, the Ruhr Regional Association and the University Alliance Ruhr with its internationally recognized transdisciplinary Competence Cluster Metropolitan Research.

What to expect?

Presentations of regional innovation strategies and alliances as well as best practice examples. A scientific summit symposium with in-depth insights into aspects of governance in metropolitan innovation ecosystems. A chance to connect and create new international networks.

More information and detailed programme coming soon.

Venue

Zeche Zollverein, Essen

Detailed information about the venue here.