German-US Network “Zukunftsstadt – Future City“
is a network of young and senior professionals interested in the “Zukunftsstadt – Future City”. The network facilitates the exchange of ideas as well as the access to expert knowledge and markets in Germany and the USA. Members pursue exchange in this network, because they want to provide solutions for sustainable and better living in the city of tomorrow. supports its members by:

  • highlighting people and projects offering innovative solutions and research activities,
  • providing a platform to discuss ideas and innovative approaches to make US and German cities ready for the future,
  • being a market place to establish new partnerships for further optimization, adaptation and implementation of innovations,
  • creating a repository of funding options to support bilateral projects and exchange. continues the long lasting and fruitful cooperation of US and German partners in the Bilateral Working Group.


Initiating German Partners

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ is one of the leading environmental research centers in the world.

German Environment Agency is the main scientific environmental protection agency in Germany.

Wirtschaftsentwicklungsgesellschaft Bochum mbH (WEG) is the association of the City of Bochum for land revitalization and economic support.

JENA-GEOS® puts there construction for energy efficient quarters and the resilient city at the heart of future development.

quaas-stadtplaner office is an urban planning specialist.

Kommunikatisten is an internet and communication agency with competences in web, print, exhibition and design.


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ
Dr. Stephan Bartke
Permoser Straße 15

04318 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 2351683