In 2050, two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities. Their citizens are increasingly using digital infrastructures in all relevant areas: energy, transport, health, and administration. This makes us dependent on these systems and, at the same time, makes them vulnerable to natural disasters, human or technical failure, crime, and terrorism. The LOEWE Center emergenCITY is working on solutions that make our cities safe, even in crises. The solution concept is interdisciplinary and includes modern information and communication technology as well as the historical, legal, social, and structural aspects of urban planning. emergenCITY wants to create robust infrastructures that guarantee help during and after a crisis, to enable a return to normality as quickly as possible.

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emergenCITY Demonstrators Successfully Presented

In October, the first emergenCITY Demonstrator Fair took place, an in-house fair during which the...

Nov 21, 2022

Flying Communication Infrastructures

The emergenCITY cross-sectional mission Aerial Crisis Networks (ACN) is conducting research on communication systems based...

Sep 7, 2022

10 Scientific Recommendations on Reconstruction and Sustainability of Flood-Affected Regions

The flood disaster in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate last year is one of the most...

Aug 23, 2022