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...
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.
Boosting Social Innovation BoostInno is network of 10 EU cities and 1 non EU observer (Lviv from the Ukraine) which works 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...
PEOPLE-POWERED PUBLIC SERVICES. That’s the focus of the 9 cities of the CHANGE! network.
New European Tools for Urban Development
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
Develop new structures and tools that make it possible to improve collaboration on the "city-region" level...
Exploring current approaches to strengthen social cohesion in neighbourhoods
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...
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.
The first objective of the EGTC URBACT project is to promote the development of cross-border urban development strategy.
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.
Improve the university-city nexus. By applying to the URBACT programme, they want to learn from each other's experiences and practices, and move forward as successful and inclusive knowledge cities to realise Europe's 2020 strategy...
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...
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...
Delivering Tailored Approaches for Innovative Logisitcs Solutions
Developing, attracting & retaining Gen-Y 'creative tech' talent in European cities...
Develop integrated and innovative management strategies for historic urban landscapes
The challenge set out by the Leipzig Charter may seem vast; nevertheless, it is only through joint efforts that we can truly aspire to better new housing developments – good, green, safe, and affordable – which will eventually give birth to the cities we want for the future of our continent. Hopus...
Smart Specialisation at City Level
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
Reuse of vacant spaces as driving Force for Innovation on Local level
Reviving places, communities and resources
Urban resilience a concept for co-creating cities of the future
Developing “triple helix” structures in which municipalities, university and businesses shared a common vision and ambition.
Promoting citizens engagement in upgrading urban green spaces
Combating poverty in deprived urban areas
Urban sports promotion for social inclusion, healthy and active living