What is behind Morgenstadt?
In the Morgenstadt initiative, the Fraunhofer Society is developing solutions for the city of the future together with partners from industry and municipalities.
Cities are the future of humanity. Today, more than half of the world’s population live in cities. In the persuit of security, prosperity, education and/or a comfortable urban lifestyle, more and more people are moving to cities. Cities strive to cater for this influx while improving the quality of live for their citizens, avoiding social division and ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources. Thus, the areas of waste management, energy, governance, mobility and water supply all need to be considered when steering towards the sustainable, smart city of the future.