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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Anne Kruse
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Anne Kruse
Research associate
Anne Kruse works as a research associate at CityLAB Berlin, where she primarily works on the topics of Smart City and participation. Previously, she worked as a strategy consultant advising numerous municipalities on digitalisation, municipal sustainability and Smart City. With a Masters of Science in Regional and Urban Planning Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Cultural Management, she moves between the topics of urban development, communication and participation.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Anne Moeller
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Anne Möller
Finance Project Manager
Anne Möller is a Finance Project Manager at the Technologiestiftung Berlin. She is responsible for the commercial accounting of grants and for overseeing procurement, especially for CityLAB Berlin. She serves as a bridge between the Technologiestiftung's finance department and the CityLAB's research work. She studied business administration at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and has several years of experience in working with grants.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Benjamin Seibel
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Dr. Benjamin Seibel
Director
Dr. Benjamin Seibel is Director of our Ideation & Prototyping Lab. Before, he took care of Open Data Projects at the Technology Foundation Berlin. He did his Ph.D. in Darmstadt & Harvard on the early history of E-government and worked as a journalist and curator in New York City, Nicosia and Rotterdam.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Christian Larsen
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Christian Jamal Larsen
Working Student
Christian Larsen is working student at the Ideation & Prototyping Lab of the Technology Foundation Berlin and supports the Open Traffic Count team. He studies Urban and Regional Planning (B.Sc) at the TU Berlin.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Dennis Ostendorf
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Dennis Ostendorf
Web Development & Design
Dennis Ostendorf is a research assistant at the Technology Foundation Berlin. At CityLAB Berlin he works on the design, development and maintenance of web applications. He studied interface design at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences and is interested in the translation of data and content into visual structures.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Edmundo Galindo
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Edmundo Galindo
UX/UI HCI Research & Design
Edmundo Galindo is an scientific researcher in the Ideation & Prototyping Lab of the Technologiestiftung Berlin in the field of User Experience-, User Interface Design, Design Thinking and Project Management. He studied industrial design at the UDK Berlin and interface design at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. He is currently working on the project for citizen terminals for the Central and State Library Berlin (Zentral- und Landes Bibliothek Berlin [ZLB]). His interest lies in research, conception and design of digital applications with future-oriented visions.

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Evelyne Brie
Open Data Researcher
Evelyne Brie is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and a Research Assistant at the "Canada Research Chair in Quebec and Canadian Studies". She is particularly interested in the analysis and visualisation of geographical and social science data.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Fabian Dinklage
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Fabian Dinklage
Visualization & Prototyping
Fabian Dinklage is scientific researcher at the Ideation & Prototyping Lab of the Technologiestiftung Berlin in the field of Visualization & Prototyping. He studied interface design at the University Of Applied Sciences Potsdam. His interest lies in the transformation of data into visual structures for gaining new insights and the development of important human-machine interactions.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Fabian Moron Zirfas
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Fabian Morón Zirfas
Technology & Prototyping
Fabian Morón Zirfas is a creative technologist in the Ideation & Prototyping Lab. He takes care of letting computers do repetitive tasks not humans. He studied communication-design at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and had also a lectureship and was a lab supervisor in the department of interface design. His interest lie in system architectures and doing generative design with hard- and software.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Gosia Magdon
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Gosia Magdon
Coordination – CityLAB Berlin
Malgorzata Magdon is coordinator of CityLAB Berlin. Whether it's a major event or a co-working place, an exhibition or workshop logistics - Gosia holds the threads together in day-to-day operations and is the first point of contact for everything that happens in our innovation lab in Tempelhof. She studied architecture in Gdansk, has a soft spot for interior design and is known for her own mixture of warmth and rigor.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Ines Weigand
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Ines Weigand
Community Management - CityLAB Berlin
Ines Weigand studied Communication in social and economic context at the Berlin University of the Arts and feels at home at the interfaces of science, politics, technology and society. For CityLAB Berlin she feeds the communication channels, does networking and keeps the community together.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Ingo Hinterding
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Ingo Hinterding
Public Tech Lead
Ingo Hinterding is Public Tech Lead of our Ideation & Prototyping Lab. He studied visual communication with a focus on interface design at the University of Applied Sciences Aachen and has many years of experience in product management, design and software development both as a freelancer and as a founder of various startups. His focus is on the agile development of pragmatic software solutions for complex problems.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Jeremias Volker
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Jeremias Volker
Creative Technologist & Interaction Designer
Jeremias Volker is a Creative Technologist and Interaction Designer at the Technologiestiftung Berlin. He studied interface design at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences and later taught programming and generative design at the Magdeburg University of Applied Sciences. Most recently, he developed interactive digital content for exhibitions and stage performances. At CityLAB Berlin he works on the conception, design and development of physical and digital prototypes and the visualization of data.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Jolanta Paliszewska
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Jolanta Paliszewska
Student Researcher
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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Joshua Pacheco
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Joshua Pacheco
Service Designer
Joshua is a Service Designer at Technologiestiftung Berlin. He studied Interfacedesign and completed trainigs in Design Thinking and Business Design. Before entering the public sector he worked in an academic research cluster and in the financial sector. His focus lies on mediating, testing and developing Service Design standards for the public administration.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Julia Zimmermann
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Julia Zimmermann
Research Associate
Julia Zimmermann is a research associate at the Ideation and Prototyping Lab of the Technology Foundation Berlin and supports the team of the Open Data Information Center (ODIS). With her studies in Business Informatics and Digital Transformation at the University of Potsdam, her main focus is on data-driven prototyping, IoT sensor technology and the sustainability of Open Source Software.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Lisa Stubert
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Lisa Stubert
Open Data Researcher
Lisa Stubert is a research assistant in the Ideation & Prototyping Lab of the Technologiestiftung Berlin working on Open Data. After a bachelor’s degree in natural sciences she completed her master’s degree in Geoinformation and Visualization at the University of Potsdam. Her focus is on finding complex relationships between data in order to better understand and model conditions and processes in our environment.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Lucas Vogel
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Lucas Vogel
Technology & Prototyping
Lucas Vogel is Creative Technologist in the Ideation & Prototyping Lab. He studied media design in Lausanne (ERACOM, Switzerland) and interface design in Potsdam (University of Applied Sciences Potsdam). He has worked as a front-end developer in various software companies. Through his curiosity, he has specialised as a generalist and enjoys taking on any challenge to find simple solutions to complex problems.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Nadine Riede
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Nadine Riede
Head of Event – CityLAB Berlin
Nadine is your contact for all content-related matters at the CityLAB. She is an experienced curator with a passion for interdisciplinarity and was previously responsible for the content of tech, sustainability and music conferences, festivals and forums in Germany, USA and India for 100 to 20.000 attendees.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Niklas Kossow
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Niklas Kossow
Project Manager – CityLAB Berlin
Niklas is project manager at CityLAB Berlin. Here he is primarily concerned with the Smart City Strategy of the State of Berlin. Prior to this, he completed his doctorate at the Hertie School in Berlin on the use of digital technologies in the fight against corruption. In the process, he developed an enthusiasm for technology, transparency and citizen participation. Niklas studied in London, St. Petersburg and Berlin.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Rikko Tuitjer
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Rikko Tuitjer
Working Student
Yannick is a working student at the Ideation & Prototyping Lab of the Technology Foundation Berlin. He studies economics and politics at the HTW Berlin.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Sara Reichert
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Sara Reichert
CityLAB Berlin
Sara Reichert is an electrical engineer with a focus on signaling and messaging. After her studies at the TU Berlin she works at the interface of urban development and digitalization. Her focus is on knowledge transfer between research and civil society.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Sebastian Meier
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Dr. Sebastian Meier
Lead Data Scientist
Sebastian Meier ist Data Scientist bei der Technologiestiftung Berlin. Er studierte Kommunikations-, Interface-Design und promovierte im Bereich der Geoinformatik an der Uni Potsdam. Der Fokus von Sebastians Arbeit liegt auf der Analyse und Visualisierung räumlicher Daten, sowie menschzentrierter Perspektiven bei der Entwicklung von Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstellen.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Sebastian Rauer
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Sebastian Rauer
Designer
Sebastian Rauer is a designer at the Technologiestiftung Berlin. He graduated in Interface Design at the university of applied science Potsdam. His work focus lies on hard- and software prototyping for the Internet of Things as well as Co-Creation workshops with people to ensure a user centric design approach.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Sina Beckstein
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Sina Beckstein
Projectmanagement & Partnerships
Sina Beckstein works at CityLAB Berlin as project and partnerships manager. Sina is Tech4Germany Alumni and is interested in the intersection between politics, digitization and innovation. She studied political science in Munich, Potsdam, Berlin and Paris.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Tobias Witt
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Tobias Witt
Service Designer
Tobias is a service designer at CityLAB Berlin. He works on topics regarding the digitalisation of administration and supports the Smart City strategy of the state of Berlin. He studied design with a focus on service design, design science and futurology at HAWK Hildesheim and is particularly interested in topics that link inclusion and design.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Victoria Boeck
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Victoria Boeck
Open Data Researcher
Victoria Boeck is an Open Data researcher at the Technologiestiftung Berlin. She studied Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Her research focuses on how Open Data can be used to positively transform cities and administrations, as well as how public administrations can utilize technology and data to improve processes and provide better services.

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Ideation & Prototyping Lab | Yannick Mueller
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Yannick Müller
Working Student
Yannick is a working student at CityLAB Berlin. He supports the team in terms of research, events and supervising the prototype exhibition. Yannick is a political science student at Leipzig University.

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