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
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...
Propose new solutions and promote new policies for the sustainable renovation of social and affordable housing units in the European Union.
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.
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...
Creative "Spillovers" for Innovation aims to create a Thematic Network across Europe which will address the challenges of how best to connect cultural and creative industries, including sectors such as audiovisual, design, advertising, architecture and video games, with other sectors, to...
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...
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.
Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe (EVUE) focuses on the development of integrated, sustainable strategies and dynamic leadership techniques for cities to promote the use of electric vehicles. Urban initiatives to encourage the public and business to use EV's will contribute to EU clean air and...
Delivering Tailored Approaches for Innovative Logisitcs Solutions
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!
Exchange knowledge, tools and expertise to promote active & healthy ageing and age-friendly environments in cities.
Develop integrated and innovative management strategies for historic urban landscapes
Urban Development Funds (UDFs) foreseen in the JESSICA initiative for integrated plans for sustainable urban development
A European Network of Local Partnerships for the Advancement of Youth Employment and Opportunity
Innovative, Practical Approaches to Tackling Youth Unemployment
Creating a good local economy through procurement
Urban resilience a concept for co-creating cities of the future
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
A digital City Future - Adapt or Die
Promoting citizens engagement in upgrading urban green spaces
Combating poverty in deprived urban areas
Urban sports promotion for social inclusion, healthy and active living