The LogistikLotsen association offers a platform and organizes events that facilitate innovation, talent and employee development especially in the regional cluster of maritime business and logistics and other business clusters. In each of the program blocks networking and cooperation between different actors from industry and science play a crucial role. At this point LogistikLotsen are setting course in the direction of digital transformation (Digital Ports) and social entrepreneurship in logistics (Impact Islands).
Thanks to active support of many companies, universities and institutions an application for support and development of the project idea and platform was submitted to the Metropolitan Region Northwest. In August 2016 LogistikLotsen program was officially approved. In June 2017 based on the existing platform and in cooperation with Bremen Invest and the Senator for Economy, Labour and Ports of Bremen an application for realizing the Dialog- and Innovation-Platform DIGILAB out of the supporting fond of the federal states Bremen and Niedersachsen for the Metropolitan Region Northwest was officially approved.