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InnovationCity Ruhr

The city itself became a living laboratory for urban redevelopment, sustainable energy and climate change mitigation. Under the motto, “InnovationCity Ruhr”, the Initiative Group launched a campaign to find a pilot city to conduct comprehensive urban development, with the final objective of replicating the pilot’s successful projects across the Ruhr region. In turn, Bottrop was selected by an independent jury as an ideal candidate for its pilot project concept, “Model City Bottrop”. The “Blueprint” for Bottrop’s redevelopment focuses on energy efficiency and renewables in both commercial and residential areas, with measures for environmentally friendly mobility and adaptation of urban space for increased Atlantic O BENIN GHANA A quality of life for its residents.