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...
The local food in urban forks
Managing global flows at local level
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.
Propose new solutions and promote new policies for the sustainable renovation of social and affordable housing units in the European Union.
New European Tools for Urban Development
Revitalize the city heart
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
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...
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.
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
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...
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
Smart Specialisation at City Level
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.
Reuse of vacant spaces as driving Force for Innovation on Local level
Reviving places, communities and resources
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.
Boosting the Frequency of Qualification
A digital City Future - Adapt or Die
Combating poverty in deprived urban areas