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Farewell EUREF Campus

It was recently time for us to move out of our offices at EUREF Campus after about one and a half years. We are now located at the DFKI project offices in Moabit. more

Climathon Countdown: Our Open Data Supporters

The countdown is on: there are only a couple of days left until the global event Climathon starts. We will be participating as hosts of the challenge "Berlin on the Move - How can data help make urban mobility more sustainable?" and compete against three other amazing hosts, whose challenges focus on the reduction of waste production and resource consumption, as well as Berlin's resilience more

re/set mobility design conference

Great news from our network: On 7 and 8 November the international design conference "re/set mobility design" takes place at Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) Offenbach. With many international guests present, the conference will be a unique event rich in informative panels and discussions. more

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European Mobility Week

The European Mobility Week campaign, which took place from 16-22 September 2019, targets urban authorities and stakeholders. The aim of the campaign is for authorities to learn from cities and towns about the most recent urban developments and reduce car-use and transport emissions. more

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The Wellbeing Cities Award

The non-profit organization NewCities creates well-founded content about new trends in urban development worldwide. As an exchange platform, they aim to connect the most important stakeholders of the urban ecosystem, such as academic institutions, governments, civil society organizations and locals. They have also initiated the CityWellbeing Award – an award handed to cities which are global more

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Berlin on the Move – The Open Source Lab @ Climathon 2019

It's Global Climathon Day on 25 October. Climathon is a platform that creates tangible projects that aim to tackle climate change. Climathon also hosts an event which targets cities all around the globe that all aim to find solutions for different global problems caused by climate change. This year's Climathon includes challenges such as Air Pollution, Extreme Weather, Waste Management, more

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Our Top 10 Labs

We recently had a look at other labs in Europe and beyond and have made some very interesting discoveries. As we mainly focussed our research on mobility-related labs, the following list of our Top 10 labs is concerned with similar topics as we are. However, there are also some labs that follow an open approach with their publications and inspire their readers and followers to lead a more more


MeetUp #3: 24 July, 6pm @ Open Source Lab: Mobility Partnerships

We are happy to announce that our next MeetUp will take place at our lab on 24 July at 5.30. On this occasion, we are looking for answers to the question of how Private-Public Partnerships can help enable a more sustainable and inclusive mobility. There will be three amazing speakers talking about their experiences and visions. more

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How to Make Your Flights More Sustainable

The summer holidays are the peak period for travel worldwide. As fun as travelling is, the journey to the actual destination can be disastrous and ruin the whole vacation. No one really wants to waste time they could spend on the beach stuck in traffic or waiting for trains that are delayed or even cancelled. Consequently, many people opt for flying in order to reach their destination more


Open Source Lab @ International Transport Forum in Leipzig

We are happy to have been part of the workshop at ITF Leipzig on the topic “Commuter Mobility – Collaboration for New Intermodal Solutions”. We joined representatives of the Sustainability Council as well as other great organizations in order to discuss what must be done to ensure sustainable and efficient commuting. However, we also talked about what is possible already and how this can be more


Get Together & Discussion: Open Data Institute & Travelspirit Foundation (UK) – 24 April 2019 5:30pm

On 24 April our next Get Together & Discussion event is taking place, everyone is warmly welcome! We are especially happy to welcome our guests from UK: the Open Data Institute and the TravelSpirit Foundation will give insights into their inspiring work. At 5.30 pm we are opening our doors for everyone interested in sustainable mobility. Join us at the Get Together for drinks, snacks and more


Open Source Lab @ Open Mobility Conference 2019 in Brussels

The very first Open Mobility Conference held on 11th April 2019 in Brussels examined how to build an open ecosystem of mobility and aimed to lay the foundations for seamless Mobility as a Service (MaaS). The Open Source Lab was a part of this effort and hosted a co-design workshop for open source mobility. more


Publication: Open Source Mobility White Paper

The Open Source Lab is proud to publish their first collaborative White Paper entitled “The Open Source Paradigm in the Digital Transformation – Enabling a Sustainable Future in Mobility.” The paper discusses how an open source ecosystem can foster a more sustainable approach to mobility. Read more

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