LOEWE Research Projects

LOEWE Research Programme


LOEWE is the research promotion programme that has been used by the federal state of Hessen since 2008 to set research policy trends, the objective being to give a sustainable boost to Hesse’s research landscape. LOEWE stands for “Landes-Offensive zur Entwicklung wissenschaftlich-ökonomischer Exzellenz” (state offensive for the development of scientific and economic excellence).Read more about the LOEWE programme and its research projects.

LOEWE research Center “emergenCITY”: The resilient Digital City

The “emergenCITY” LOEWE Center will develop solutions to provide emergency response to and with information and communication technologies in crisis situations, provide rapid assistance and support an efficient return to normality

Teams of 23 professors from computer science, electrical engineering and information technology, mechanical engineering, social and historical sciences, architecture, economics and law will conduct joint research in the university network. Th ecenter coordinatet by TU Darmstadt, partners are the University of Kassel and the University of Marburg.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Hollick,
TU Darmstadt

Funding period: 2020 – 2023

Funding: 17,4 Millionen Euro

Homepage: www.emergenCITY.de

Former LOEWE Project Areas


LOEWE Research Center AdRIA (in German)

LOEWE Research Center CASED – Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt

LOEWE Research Cluster NICER Networked Infrastructureless Cooperation for Emergency Response

LOEWE Focus Area „Cocoon – Cooperative Sensor Communication“ (in German)

LOEWE Focus Area “Digital Humanities”

LOEWE Focus Area „Dynamo PLV “ (in German)