The challenge of 2nd Chance is the activation of vacant buildings and building complexes for a sustainable urban development. In many European cities smaller and larger derelict sites, underused premises, so called “voids” can be found in or near the city centre. These sites often have a negative...
Promoting innovation and the knowledge economy in health field for the local social and economic development.
Develop an exchange of experience between 9 cities facing an ageing population - in order to develop greater professional capacity and thus identify and develop good practices - and help them to put in place an integrated approach to dealing with this issues.
The local food in urban forks
Managing global flows at local level
Boosting Social Innovation BoostInno - network of 10 EU cities which worked on improving or creating the ecosystems, that stimulate, foster and develop social innovation.
Health is important for the wellbeing of individuals and society, but a healthy population is also a prerequisite for economic productivity and prosperity. The Lisbon strategy underlines the importance of health as a key factor for economic growth. However there is a limited awareness of the...
New European Tools for Urban Development
Revitalize the city heart
CityLogo is a transnational learning experience on citybranding and -marketing in modern urban politics. It is about a better positioning of cities in the (post) crisis economic arena and reinforcing the communication dimension in urban management.
Network for co-productive development of sustainable urban mobility plans empowering cities to create joint visions, targets and sets of measures to manage their future city progress
Exploring current approaches to strengthen social cohesion in neighbourhoods
The starting assumption of the project is that creativity can act as a driving force for economic development of small urban centres and not only of big cities. Thus, the main value-added that the work of the Creative Clusters network can produce is to transfer the “creative city model” (too much...
Boosting creative entrepreneurship through creative-based urban strategies
The aim of the JESSICA initiative is to support “sustainable investment in cities”. Through the implementation of the initiative, Urban Development Funds are emerging as potentially powerful tools to pursue sustainable urban transformation. CSI Europe will build upon the achievements to date to...
Cruise activity and the recovery of urban and harbour building heritage: Strong elements of the common interest of sea towns to develop and strengthen the urban tourism sector.
Food and agriculture accounts for a key part of global environmental challenges including climate change, biodiversity, nitrogen and phosphorus. Diet for a Green Planet is a way for every person who eats food to engage and become part of the solution.
ENTER.HUB promotes the role of railway hubs/multimodal interfaces of regional relevance in medium cities as engines for integrated urban development and economic, social and cultural regeneration.
How medium sized cities can generate new employment opportunities, prepare workers for jobs, and address mismatches between the supply of labour and demand for workers
Explores how demand-led workforce development strategies can be used as instruments of sustainable economic recovery in medium sized cities
Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe focuses on the development of integrated, sustainable strategies and dynamic leadership techniques for cities to promote the use of electric vehicles.
FIN-URB-ACT strives for more efficient local support structures for SMEs' development and innovative economies. The rationale is that such structures on local level - where financial instruments meet nonfinancial assistance - are basic prerequisites for fostering start-ups and business growth...
Five cities working together to promote gastronomy as a key urban development.
Developing, attracting & retaining Gen-Y 'creative tech' talent in European cities...
Our project will transfer a leading edge Open Innovation approach where citizens and businesses work together with the city, creating innovative solutions to city challenges via an online collaboration platform; GeniUS!
Smart Specialisation at City Level
Innovative Heritage Management
Digital, social media and user-generated content improving urban governance
A European Network of Local Partnerships for the Advancement of Youth Employment and Opportunity
Redefining the function, social role and accessibility of former military heritage, to promote development, sustainability and inclusiveness.
Creating a good local economy through procurement
Ten european cities inspire each other to create innovative strategies that revitalize the retail sector in medium-sized cities.
Developing “triple helix” structures in which municipalities, university and businesses shared a common vision and ambition.
Local Impacts from Smart City Planning
Boosting the Frequency of Qualification
sub>urban. Reinventing the fringe
Implementation of integrated socio-economic regeneration strategies which build on local strengths and opportunities. This will be achieved by developing an integrated Socio-economic Urban REhabilitation Model for small and medium sized cities.
A digital City Future - Adapt or Die
Promoting citizens engagement in upgrading urban green spaces
Towards an urban economic system of Social Incubators
Combating poverty in deprived urban areas