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Gemeinsam Digital: Berlin – Our Strategy

Berlin is facing complex challenges with urban development. To tackle them, we need to come together with plenty of courage, creativity and innovation. This is what the Gemeinsam Digital: Berlin strategy will help us to achieve. What changes will the strategy put forward? Whom does the strategy impact? How can you get involved? We answer these and other questions for you here, offering insight into the strategy's contents. Those who want to delve deeper into the details can download the entire strategy text here.

  • Download the strategy paper (in German)

    You can download the strategy in German at the following link:

    Strategy (in German) | Size: 6 MB | Date: 12/2022 | File type: pdf

    Appendix (in German) | Size: 299 KB | Date: 12/2022 | File type: pdf

Strategy Chapters

  • Why Gemeinsam Digital: Berlin?

  • Values Compass: How do we shape Berlin as a digital city?

  • Fields of Action: What does the city need?

  • Measures: How can we realise Berlin as a digital city?

  • Governance: How do we work together?

  • Implementation: What tools do we need?

  • Impact measurement: How do we stay on track?

Preliminary measures: What is already underway?

The participation from the strategy's development phase made clear how many players are already working with digital means to make Berlin more sustainable, resilient and geared towards the common good. The process has identified many ideas and ongoing projects that the strategy can build on as a facilitator. These and further measures need central coordination and guidance. Depending on the measure, different players are responsible for implementation. What measures are being planned? Which are already being implemented? Find out more here.

Overview of Measures

  • Central measures

  • Decentralized measures

  • Network measures

  • Overview Measures

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The Arena of Ideas: Jointly developing and refining new measures

Would you like to get involved in the further development of measures? The Arena of Ideas helps players in urban society to develop ideas into measures. The Arena is where you can network with potential cooperation partners and share your ideas. Get involved now (in German)

The handbook: how we support the implementation of projects

Berlin is starting to become more citizen-friendly and sustainable. How can this be implemented? This handbook (in German) provides a structure for setting up and implementing projects, as well as methods for achieving goals – together across boundaries of authority, together with players in urban society. The handbook (in German)