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.
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
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.
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
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...
Smart Specialisation at City Level
The Key ideas of MY GENERATION
Promoting employability of young people in a changing labour market, with special focus on enterprising skills and attitudes.
Creating a good local economy through procurement
REDIS was a network of cities that was focused on how municipalities can re-shape districts into science quarters.
Developing low-carbon and resource-efficient urban food systems, by focusing on three areas: growing, delivering and enjoying food.
A digital City Future - Adapt or Die
Temporary Use as a Tool for Urban Regeneration
A strong tradition in the ceramics industry and for two years they shared their experiences and developed local policies adapted to this changing economic context in order to make ceramics an asset for their territory in terms of innovation, cultural dynamism and attractiveness.
Towards an urban economic system of Social Incubators
Identifying and developing integrated local actions that improve women’s situation in employment, entrepreneurship and the knowledge economy
Manufacturing and selling big items requires big spaces as factories and large showrooms. During the prosperity years of manufacturing sector in Europe, wood industry dependent cities have witnessed a pop-up of such buildings along the main road axis and suburbs, strongly making urban development...