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DataCity empowers mission-driven tech entrepreneurs to solve the cities' issues of 2030

We bring together cities, corporates, and startups to address city
challenges and develop solutions to build sustainable and efficient cities, using data and technology. Our motto: smart collaboration for a smart city!



  • DataCity is launching in Berlin!

    Berlin, April 18th – NUMA is excited to announce the launch of DataCity in Berlin. NUMA’s Smart City open innovation…

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  • AI-powered cities are here to stay

    Data has been the cement of smart city for the past decade. But raw data only has potential value: it…

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  • Global challenges, local perspectives

    A few months ago, DataCity launched its smart city program in 3 new cities: Singapore, Bangalore and Barcelona. Many solutions…

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Who is it for ?


Define impact-driven challenges and test innovative solutions to your priorities
Learn from and share learnings with cities facing similar issues
Scan and engage with the corporate and startup ecosystems on city sustainability and efficiency issues
Foster leadership on fighting climate change and increasing efficiency in urban services
Enhance access to data and leverage private data for the benefit of public good

Join the movement

Gain access to international markets
Design a new offer based on the needs of large scale stakeholders
Work with international public and private leaders in your sector
Accelerate your international go-to-market strategy
Access exclusive data sets from Datacity corporate partners
Benefit from a network of experts and mentors dedicated to your business


Co-develop and test innovative solutions to validate business opportunity and develop commercial offers
Connect with global private and public leaders
Strengthen your company’s leadership on innovation towards more sustainable cities
Engage your team in an open-innovation program and gain knowledge of methodologies to accelerate problem solving
Get a 360° overview of the startups ecosystem in your sector

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A 6-month open innovation program addressing persistent urban issues, from challenge definition to real on-site experimentation.


of all climate actions

in C40 cities are now being delivered through city-to-city collaboration. Source: C40



City Authorities


of all actions reported by cities

have been taken through a collaborative governance typology. Source : C40


Perspectives from partners

  • Ramona Pop

    Senator for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises

    Berlin Senate

    "Initiatives like the DataCity program bring together the right actors, including those in urban society, in an agile way. Together we will develop answers to urgent questions about our growing city. A cooperation of experts in an open co-creation process advances the energy and mobility transition" #Berlin
  • smart city changemaker

    Riad Ziour


    Open Energy

    “One of the main interest of DataCity is to create an environment of trust between all partners. We worked closely with the city of Paris, Nexity or Setec. This is hugely valuable. One example of the use of the program is that we are now developing new offers with Nexity.” #Paris
  • Martina Kessler

    Technical Innovation Manager


    "With the innovative approach of the DataCity program, which does not use technology for the sake of technology, but looks for smart solutions to urban challenges, we want to find answers to the question of what citizens, businesses and municipalities need for a better urban life.” #Berlin



DataCity Berlin Partners

DataCity Paris Partners Season 2

DataCity Casablanca Partners Season 1

Technical Partners