5th Call for Proposals

Eligibility check until end of February 2020
Strategic assessment until end of May 2020
Operational assessment until end of June 2020

UIA and URBACT joint initiative on implementing the right to housing

News from the UIA projects

URBAN SOIL 4 FOOD - Establishment of Innovative Urban Soil Based Economy Circles to Increase Local Food Self-sufficiency and Minimize Environmental Footprint

Maribor - Slovenia

Online local food and product marketplace

With the start of the year 2020, the Inno-Rural Local! Healthy! Food! Digital platform has started to operate within the Urban Soil 4 Food project. Wi..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Hackathon in Szeged Agora: Team Competition of IT Specialists for a Smart and Green Szeged

”Help us create a green and smart city cost efficiently!” – was the motto used by the TechEmbassy to advertise the Future City Hackathon, an event org..

AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context

Aveiro -

Tech Labs at Schools

Within the project Aveiro STEAM City and local STEAM education program, on February 5th the first Tech Lab was publicly presented at Escola EB1 de Sar..

NextGen Microcities - Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe

Ventspils & Valmiera - Latvia

Valmiera opens DARE, the makerspace for creative ideas and new opportunities

At the end of February, the makerspace DARE (Latvian – Valmieras koprades darbnīca DARE) opened its doors in Valmiera. It provides anyone interested w..

E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community

Budapest - Hungary

The 'soft' elements of the E-Co-Housing project

An important part of Zuglo’s E-Co-Housing project, besides the smart, energy-efficient, social apartment building is the forward-looking initiative th..

Urban Growth-GSIP Vantaa - Growth and Social investment Pacts for Local Companies in City of Vantaa

Vantaa - Finland

Jaakko's story from Vantti: A permanent job as a Christmas present

Food service worker Jaakko Toljander is a cheerful and nice man even more when he has a good reason for a broad smile. In December, Toljander got a pe..

LINC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

A newly developed app will collect data from 500 passengers testing self-driving shuttles at DTU in the LINC project

When the first self-driving shuttles start running at the DTU Lyngby Campus in summer 2020, about 500 test passengers will have installed a LINC app d..

AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context

Aveiro -

Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences

One of the main goals of Aveiro STEAM City project is to educate and qualify resources on STEAM competences (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts an..

ICCARus (Gent knapt op) - Improving housing Conditions for CAptive Residents in Ghent

Ghent - Belgium

GENT KNAPT OP SPREADS THE WORD AROUND THE CITY

Gent, a city of 260,000 inhabitants just outside of Brussels, Belgium, is like many cities: it faces the problem of not enough affordable and quality ..

UIA latest news & events

A Circular Europe with EU cities: new EU action plan and UIA bold approaches

A Circular Europe with EU cities: new EU action plan and UIA bold approaches

The new circular economy action plan put the cities at the core of EU’s intentions. UIA projects tackle the challenge of circular waste with innovativ...
UIA Article
Circular economy
UIA knowledge journey starts with Housing and Mobility topics!

UIA knowledge journey starts with Housing and Mobility topics!

Throughout 2020, UIA will run two thematic knowledge activities on housing and mobility. Explore the UIA Knowledge Lab to get the first insights. ...
UIA Article
Urban mobility
24 Apr 2020

How can cities build alternative community-led housing models? - URBACT-UIA webconference on community-led practices

Register for the 24 April web conference (11.00 AM – 1.00 PM) on Community-Led practices! URBACT and UIA are organising an online event, exploring the...
Innovation for Urban Mobility – the way forward

Innovation for Urban Mobility – the way forward

First lessons from Urban Innovative Actions projects...
UIA Article
Urban mobility
vacant building

UIA and URBACT joint initiative on implementing the right to housing

The EU Cities Forum 2020, held in Porto, provided the perfect time and location to launch a new URBACT and UIA (Urban Innovative Actions) joint initia...
UIA Article
Housing
Cities Forum

UIA @Cities Forum 2020: celebrating first results, preparing 2021-27 Cohesion Policy and shaping the future

A week after the Cities Forum 2020, it is time for UIA to look back at this two-day major event bringing together key European, national and local sta...
UIA Article
Call for Expert for Ghent

Be a UIA Expert for the TMaaS project on urban mobility!

Apply before 29 February 2020 to be an UIA Expert for UIA TMaaS project funded in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals under the Urban Mobility...
UIA Article
UIA experts and UIA project managers from cities talking

Call for the UIA experts Call 4 projects is now reopened!

The call for the selection of the UIA Experts to support the Call 4 projects has now been reopened for 5 projects - the new deadline to apply is 5th ...
UIA Article

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