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 - network of 10 EU cities which worked on improving or creating the ecosystems, that stimulate, foster and develop social innovation.
PEOPLE-POWERED PUBLIC SERVICES. That’s the focus of the 9 cities of the CHANGE! network.
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
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...
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.
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...
Developing, attracting & retaining Gen-Y 'creative tech' talent in European cities...
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
Innovative Heritage Management
Digital, social media and user-generated content improving urban governance
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
Redefining the function, social role and accessibility of former military heritage, to promote development, sustainability and inclusiveness.
Reviving places, communities and resources
Local Impacts from Smart City Planning
Boosting the Frequency of Qualification
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.
Towards an urban economic system of Social Incubators
Urban sports promotion for social inclusion, healthy and active living