U.S.-German network “Zukunftsstadt – Future City”

DE-US.net is a US-German social network of young and senior professionals in the field of sustainable urban development. The network´s online platform offers quick and easy access to expert knowledge, partners, research projects and markets in Germany and the USA. Various online features, including regular webinars, facilitate the exchange between German and US professionals from municipalities, business and academia to discuss their ideas and innovative approaches to future cities.


  • Transatlantic network
  • Urban development
  • Brownfield redevelopment
  • Early warning systems

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

Leipzig, Germany

  • German Environment Agency
  • Kommunikatisten
  • quaas-stadtplaner
  • StadtLand UG
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklungsgesellschaft Bochum mbH

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Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Dr. Stephan Bartke
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig
Phone +49 (0)341 – 235 1683
Email stephan.bartke@ufz.de