More initiatives of the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
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More initiatives of the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft

Kluger Hamburger Kopf mit Auszeichnung

Manouchehr Shamsrizi, der Kopf von Retro-Brain R&D, wurde von der Zeitschrift Capital zu einem der „Top 40 unter 40“, also einem der wichtigen Macher in Deutschland gewählt. Sein Unternehmen entwickelt besondere Spiele zum Einsatz bei kranken und alten Menschen.

RetroBrain-Gründer und Ideengeber Manouchehr Shamsrizi nahm vergangene Woche in Berlin eine ganz besondere Urkunde entgegen: Der gebürtige Hamburger wurde in die diesjährige "Top 40 unter 40" des Wirtschaftsmagazins CAPITAL gewählt. Die medizinisch-wissenschaftlich hergeleiteten Spiele von RetroBrain R&D gelten als “a benchmark in the therapeutic gamification industry” (LIFT Basel) und werden inzwischen im ganzen deutschsprachigen Raum von Altenheimen, Krankenhäusern und Mehrgenerationenhäusern eingesetzt. Gemeinsam mit der BARMER, der Humboldt-Universität, Microsoft und der Diakonie wird die Wirkung der "MemoreBox" auf Seniorinnen und Senioren überprüft. In einer breit angelegten Studie erhoben, sind erste Zwischenergebnisse sehr erfolgversprechend. In Hamburg wird das StartUp u.a. vom städtischen InnoRampUp-Programm sowie dem Landesministerium für Gesundheit unterstützt, und forscht gemeinsam mit der UKE an Weiterentwicklungen. Zukünftig sind Lösungen für den Einsatz bei Parkinson, der neurologischen Frührehabilitation oder auch in der Anästhesie geplant.

Manouchehr Shamsrizi engagiert sich darüber hinaus im Netzwerk gamecity:Hamburg, ist Co-Founder des gamelab.berlin und Lehrbeauftragter für Gamification und Zukunftstechnologien an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg.

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Gamecity Forecast: new worksession series on games industry trends and topics

In our new worksession series “Gamecity Forecast” we aim to take a look beyond the day-to-day business - and put our heads together on topics that will gain importance for the games sector in the (near) future.

Road to gamescom 2021

Apply now for a free Small Booth package for Indie Arena Booth Online at gamescom 2021

Mooneye Indies: Mooneye Studio starts publishing label

Hamburg-based indie studio Mooneye Studios starts their new publishing label "Mooneye Indies".

Road to Nordic: Apply for free conference passes for Nordic Game Conference

Nordic Game Conference is coming up on May 26-28 with a three-days online program and many opportunities to network. Gamecity Hamburg provides a number of free tickets to Hamburg game studios, developers, publishers and students. Apply until May 16!

The Gamecity Online Hub: Hamburg's games industry as a browser game

On May 6, the first version of the Gamecity Online Hub opens its digital doors. Explore the multi-faceted network of Hamburg's games industry as a playable browser game in an authentic Hamburg setting.

InnoGames joins the Time for Climate Action Campaign

Organized by the nonprofit organization Leaders for Climate Action, more than 200 tech companies are aiming to reach more than 50 million people and trigger 1 million meaningful and measurable actions for the planet.

Gamecity Impulse: new event series on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

In the new online event series "Gamecity Impulse" Gamecity presents talks and discussions on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. In the first session Rebekka Niederländer from the initiative “Keinen Pixel den Faschisten” will deal with the question how the games we make influence society.

Hamburg's games industry launches digital internship for students

Hamburg games companies and partners start a digital internship program for students from Hamburg schools. Game Experts and media educators provide insights into the creation of games with practical tasks. School students can apply to participate until May 7!

Update your company’s profile on gamesmap.de

On gamesmap.de the German industry association "game" provides an interesting and useful overview of the German games industry and related fields. Help them keep it up-to-date by checking your organization’s entry and submitting an update if needed. Deadline is April 23.

Watch the video: Workshop Prototype Funding Insights

Christopher Kellner, Head of Business Development at astragon entertainment GmbH and Gamecity Hamburg gave insights in an online workshop on what to consider when applying for the Prototype Funding. Watch the video on Youtube.

Prototype Funding 2021 application phase has started

The application phase for the Hamburg Prototype Funding starts on March 29 and runs up to and including May 17, 2021. The funding is aimed at founders, start-ups, and small and medium-sized enterprises, which can receive up to 80,000 Euros for the development of prototypes of digital games. 

Hamburg Games Conference 2021 sets new standards for B2B online events

The Hamburg Games Conference 2021 welcomed more than 600 international attendees at the first online edition, featuring an industry first in its multiplayer online format as a virtual cruise ship.

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