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Abbreviation

English

German orginal (if applicable)

BKSK

commission for a decrease in building costs

Baukostensenkungskommission

BMWi

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie

CMAP

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

CNT

Center for Neighborhood Technology

DESY

German Electron Synchrotron

 

DGB

Federation of German Trade Unions

Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

FUA

Functional Urban Area

 

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

 

GEFEK

Industrial space concept of the HMR

Konzept zur Gewerbeflächenentwicklung

GEFIS

Commercial space information system of the HMR

Gewerbeflächeninformationssystem

HEIs

higher education institutes

 

HMR

Hamburg Metropolitan Region

 

HVV

Hamburg Public Transport Association

Hamburger Verkehrsverbund

IAB

Institute for Employment Research

Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- Und Berufsforschung

IC/ ICE

Intercity/ Intercity-Express

 

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

 

IHK

Chamber for Commerce and Industry

 Industrie- und Handelskammer

ITS

Intelligent Transport System

 

METREX

Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas

 

MR

Metropolitan region

 

NUTS

Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics 

 

PRIs

public research institutions

 

R&D

Research and development

Forschung und Entwicklung

REK

Regional development plan

Regionaler Entwicklungsplan

SME

Small and medium-sized enterprise

 

SOEP

German Socio-Economic Panel

 

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

 

UVNord

United Business Associations of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein

 

VET

Vocational education and training

 

WoMo

Housing and mobility calculator 

Wohn- und Mobilitätskostenrechner

XFEL

European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility

 

YEA

Hamburg Youth Employment Agency

Jugendberufsagentur Hamburg

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