Mission & Facts


We develop FrankfurtRheinMain to the most important digital hub in Europe.

Our strategy for the future of the metropolitan region:

  • Expand the digital infrastructure
  • Guarantee sustainability
  • Emphasize innovation
  • Increase brand recognition and image

Our aims are:

  • reinforce the location and new settlements in FrankfurtRheinMain
  • Expand the digital infrastructure
  • Create conscience of the importance of digital infrastructure in economics and politics
    • Bundle ideas, requirements and interests of the stakeholders
    • promote innovations and new technologies
    • Net economy, science and research, administration, politics and education
      • Qualifier employers


The Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain provides today the conditions for tomorrow‘s requirements, works out innovative concepts and gives clear recommendations.

  • We take position for the digital location FrankfurtRheinMain and represent economical interests.
  • We net economics, science and society, promote collaborations and bundle competences.
  • We stand for the best general conditions on the location.

Purposes of the Association (Extract of Statutes § 2)

  • (1) Purpose of the Association is the promotion of digital infrastructure in the city of Frankfurt am Main as well as of the region FrankfurtRheinMain (called „FrankfurtRheinMain“ in the following) and the promotion of value creation networks between users and providers.
  • (2), the Association has in particular the following aims:
    • create a performing network of economics, science and institutions of the public authorities and position Frankfurt am Main as the city of „Digital Infrastructure“ in Europe.
    • support research and development.
    • increase the conscience of the importance of digital infrastructure in the public and reach a sustainable handling of this topic at political and economic decision-makers.
    • support the exploitation of innovation and market potential of the digital infrastructure in FrankfurtRheinMain.
    • establish a brand „Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain“.
    • give targeted impulses to expand the digital infrastructure in FrankfurtRheinMain.
    • carry out public relation work to obtain thereby increase of the name recognition of this location factor.
    • undertake information events.
    • promote innovations.
  • (3) To reach these intended aims, the association will in particular form work groups of members and non-members, grant research contracts, organize events for information purposes and do active PR work.
  • (4) The association can participate at other associations and initiatives of any legal form, and/or found them.
  • (5) It is not aimed to generate profit.

Membership Contribution Regulation

AAnnex A to the Statutes of the Association Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain e.V.

Amount of Contribution

Die Höhe des Mitgliedsbeitrags für jedes ordentliche Mitglied, ob juristische oder natürliche Person, beträgt € 20.000 (in Worten: zwanzigtausend Euro) pro Geschäftsjahr.

Pro rata contribution

Mitglieder, die im laufenden Geschäftsjahr dem Verein beitreten, zahlen die anteiligen Beiträge für die verbliebenen Monate.

Due date/Mode of Payment

Der Mitgliedsbeitrag wird jeweils zum 31. Januar. bzw. mit Zugang der schriftlichen Bestätigung des Vorstands über die erfolgte Aufnahme fällig. Gültig ab 3. Mai 2011


2011 – Foundation of the Association in Frankfurt am Main

  • Frankfurt am Main, on the 3th of May: Digital Hub Frankfurt RheinMain e.V. is founded in Frankfurt am Main for the future of Frankfurt as a digital metropolis.
  • Executive Board of Foundation:
  • Peter Knapp, Interxion Germany GmbH
  • Peter Kania, Economic Development Frankfurt GmbH
  • Frank P. Orlowski, DE-CIX Management GmbH

Member of Honour:

  • 2013: Peter Kania, Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH