Urban greening and re-naturing for urban regeneration

Horizon Europe. Innovation Actions. Urban greening and re-naturing for urban regeneration, resilience and climate neutrality. Call for proposals HORIZON-MISS-2023-CLIMA-CITIES-01-01.

Implementation of the Climate-neutral and Smart Cities Mission

Horizon Europe. Innovation Actions. Research and Innovation actions to support the implementation of the Climate-neutral and Smart Cities Mission. Call for proposals: Co-designed smart systems and services for user-centred shared zero-emission mobility of people and freight in urban areas (2Zero, CCAM and Cities’ Mission). HORIZON-MISS-2023-CIT-01-01 Positive clean energy district (PED) digital twins – from modelling […]

Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities

Horizon Europe. Research and Innovation Actions. Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities (HORIZON-CL6-2023-COMMUNITIES-01). Call for proposals: Enhancing social inclusion in rural areas: focus on people in a vulnerable situation and social economy. HORIZON-CL6-2023-COMMUNITIES-01-1 Improving rural future through better territorial governance and rural-urban synergies. HORIZON-CL6-2023-COMMUNITIES-01-2 International benchmarking of rural and territorial policies […]

Skellefteå wins 2023 Access City Award for its outstanding efforts to become accessible to persons with disabilities

Today, the Swedish city of Skellefteå received the 2023 Access City Award in recognition of its long-term commitment and innovative approach to enhancing accessibility for persons with disabilities. Accessibility is included in all Skellefteå's plans, ensuring that public spaces such as playgrounds and streets are equipped with tactile information signs and ground heating, so as […]

New European Bauhaus under Cohesion Policy: €50 million call for innovative projects in cities

The European Urban Initiative (EUI) is launching today a €50 million call to support urban innovation and cities' capabilities to build a sustainable urban development. This call is a perfect translation into practise of the core values of the New European Bauhaus (NEB): aesthetics, sustainability, and inclusion. It will allow the second generation of NEB […]

UserCentriCities is a platform for local authorities to compare their performance | Horizon Europe

Local authorities play a fundamental role in digital government service delivery, they are the front office of government as a whole and the first way citizens experience digital services. But the role of local authorities in implementing user-centricity principles, design thinking, and co-creation is not sufficiently recognised, and they lack the fundamental tools to implement […]

The URBACT IV programme was officially adopted by the European Commission on 19 September 2022

This European Territorial cooperation programme will support cities to tackle the green, just and digital transitions, through networking, capacity and knowledge building activities. The purpose is to promote integrated sustainable development in cities, improve city’s policies and improve the effectiveness of Cohesion policy in cities. The URBACT IV programme will also support transnational networks to […]

Resolution of the ECoR REPowerEU

Resolution of the European Committee of the Regions. REPowerEU: cities and regions accelerating the energy transition

UrbAct, exchange of experiences between European cities

UrbAct IV program for the exchange of experiences between European cities (2021-2027). Its objective is to promote the exchange of experiences between European cities and the dissemination of knowledge on all issues related to the sustainable development of the urban environment. CALLS FOR PROPOSALS The calls for proposals are published periodically on the website of […]

The InvestEU Programme #NextGenerationEU

The InvestEU Program will provide the EU with crucial long-term financing, attracting private investment in support of a sustainable recovery and helping to build a greener, more digital and more resilient European economy. Thanks to a guarantee from the EU budget, the InvestEU program will mobilize substantial public and private funds to sustain investments and […]