Innovation City Management GmbH

The Innovation City Management GmbH (ICM) is committed to climate-friendly urban redevelopment. As project manager of the pilot project, Innovation City Ruhr | Model City of Bottrop, ICM since 2010, has been pursuing the goal of reducing 50 percent of CO2 emissions in Bottrop by the year 2020. The above-average success rate is reflected for example in the 300 individual projects and the above-average modernisation rate of approx. three percent in Bottrop compared to the national average of approx. 0.8 percent. As part of the InnovationCity roll-out process, the experience gained in Bottrop has since mid-2016 been transferred to the Ruhr metropolitan area as a whole: In 20 neighbourhoods, ICM has initiated energetically sustainable quarter developments. This is being done through the involvement of property owners, cooperation with craftsmen, the involvement of energy suppliers, and through cooperation with the local councils.

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