Berlin.

Since April 2015, the city of Berlin officially pursues a Smart City Strategy. Due to an expected population growth of 250,000 inhabitants until 2030, the main objectives of the Smart City Strategy are to provide more living space, to adapt mobility and infrastructure concepts and to efficiently manage available resources such as water, energy, data and built-up areas. With intelligent technology, berlin wants to find solutions for the ecological, social, economic and cultural challenges of the city.

Most discussed Smart City topics

In Berlin, the most-discussed Smart City topic is Smart Economy, with an average of 42.1 news articles per keyword. On the second position, there’s Smart Governance, which has generated 34.8 news articles per keyword. This is followed, within a little distance, by the topics Smart Living (24.9 news articles per keyword), Smart Mobility (21.3) and Smart Environment (20.2). The less-discussed Smart City topic in Berlin are issues concerning Smart People (18.0).

  • Smart Economy
  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Environment
  • Smart People
  • Smart Living
  • Smart Governance
Number of news articles per keyword (on average), between 08/01/17 and 10/31/17.

(1) Smart Economy

Smart Economy is the most discussed Smart City topic in Berlin. Most articles in this category adress Berlin as an innovation hub for start-ups and entrepreneurs. In detail, most of the articles focus on new business models and app development for Smart Cities in general. Only a few articles deal directly with Berlin-specific economic issues. The headings range from a currywurst-nagivation-app and a property-management-app over package delivery methods to the versatile car sharing business.

(2) Smart Governance

Smart Economy is the most discussed Smart City topic in Berlin. Most articles in this category adress Berlin as an innovation hub for start-ups and entrepreneurs. In detail, most of the articles focus on new business models and app development for Smart Cities in general. Only a few articles deal directly with Berlin-specific economic issues. The headings range from a currywurst-nagivation-app and a property-management-app over package delivery methods to the versatile car sharing business.