Eva Schweitzer is deputy head of the Digital City, Risk Prevention and Transport Unit at the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development.
She has been conducting research on issues of integrated urban development since 2009. Initially, she was active for several years in the field of Baukultur and the research of transnational programs. For the past six years, her work has focused on the “smart city,” addressing issues of strategic data handling, urban mobility systems, and questions of digital inclusion. She was also involved in the conception and drafting of the 2020 European ‘New Leipzig Charter. The transformative power of cities for the common good’.