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Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg

About Us

The Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg helps young international companies scale their business in Germany and Europe in 2023. It aims at connecting dynamic scaleups in the fields of sustainable mobility and logistics with key players and business partners in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and supplying them with systematic support.

Get access to a unique incentive menu from which you can select the services you and your scaleup need on your expansion journey free of charge to save a significant amount of time and money.

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Sustainable Mobility and Logistics

How will people and goods move around sustainably without losing efficiency? This major challenge presents itself most notably in the sectors of mobility and logistics, where innovative answers are needed to expand and facilitate sustainable opportunities. The answers can be found in corresponding fields such as AI, blockchain, green hydrogen, autonomous driving and flying and many more.

With its harbour, airport, places of trade, traffic and their accompanying logistics Hamburg is uniquely suited as a hub for scaling these solutions. The Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg is calling for innovative scaleups to take part in this venture.

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4 Reasons to apply!


Enter the German and European Markets from the mobility and logistics hub Hamburg.


Receive systematic support and a range of incentives adjusted to your scaleup’s individual needs.


Deep dive into Hamburg’s dynamic ecosystem as early as 2023.


Get matched and collaborate with potential business partners and customers.

  • Portrait Bodo Liesenfeld

    Bodo Liesenfeld

    HamburgAmbassador, Boston

    »Hamburg has positioned itself internationally as a driver of innovation and urban test laboratory for futuristic projects through a network of research and innovation parks with different focal points. The German Electron Synchrotron DESY, the X-ray laser re- search facility European XFEL, the Fraunhofer Institute – they all enjoy international renown.«

Who can apply?

Your scaleup offers solutions in the field of sustainable mobility and logistics and has yet to enter the German market? We are looking for young businesses with aspirations to actively participate in Hamburg's ecosystem as soon as 2023. The application phase starts in April 2023 with the first scaleups selected for the Landing Pad in May. You can find out more about the application details by clicking the button below. We look forward to your submission!

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Submit your application through our online tool


Our expert jury evaluates your application

Incentive Selection

We support you in selecting individual services for your business

Kick-Off & Participation

Start of your Landing Pad participation in Hamburg


We have selected a jury of experts from Hamburg that will evaluate your application.

Why Germany? Why Hamburg?

As Germany's second-largest city, Hamburg offers the infrastructure to promote innovative and future-oriented projects. Home to Europe’s third-largest seaport, a bustling airport, host to the ITS World Mobility Summit 2021 and situated at the intersection between Scandinavia and Central Europe the city of Hamburg is a driver of innovation - particularly in the areas of mobility and logistics.

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