4th Call for Proposals: next steps

Eligibility check until March 2019
Strategic assessment until May 2019
Operational assessment until July 2019

Discover the 22 cities selected for the 3rd Call for Proposals

UIA latest news & events

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UIA job position Project and dissemination officer

Recruitment of a Project and Dissemination Officer

The Urban Innovative Actions is opening a vacancy for a Project and Dissemination Officer position (initially on a fixed-term contract starting asap) ...
UIA lessons and findings

2019: It’s time to start sharing the first UIA lessons and findings

The selection of 22 new projects in the framework of the 3rd Call for Proposals and the closure of the 4th Call for Proposals with 175 proposals from ...
Air quality

Involving citizens for better air quality measures: the 5 UIA cities leading the way

Despite the recent considerable progress, ambient air pollution remains the first environmental cause of death in the EU, still leading to about 400.0...
Air quality
Antwerp Circular South project

UIA projects experimenting bold solutions for a Circular Economy – Part 2

In January the European Commission and the UIA Initiative announced that Circular Economy will be among the topics for the last UIA Call for Proposals...
Circular economy
Call 3 projects

Call for the UIA Experts Call 3 projects now reopened

The call for the selection of the UIA Experts to support the Call 3 projects has now been reopened. The new deadline for applications is the 5th of Ap...
Air quality
Climate adaptation
Housing
Jobs and skills in the local economy
Call 4 trends stats

4th Call for Proposals – 175 applications received

On January 31, 2019, a total of 175 applications were successfully submitted to the UIA initiative. This article provides a sneak preview of 4th Call ...
Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security
UIA topics call 5

Topics of UIA 5th Call for Proposals revealed

The European Commission, together with the UIA Initiative, have unveiled the four topics selected for the 5th and last UIA Call for Proposals in the c...
UIA journals

Christmas urban reading! New Projects’ journals available online

With the first two call for Proposals, UIA has created 33 urban laboratories to test some of the most bold and experimental solutions to major societa...

News from the UIA projects

COMMUTE - Collaborative Mobility Management for Urban Trafic and Emissions reduction

Toulouse Metropole - France

Toulouse project COMMUTE's 1st zoom-in is out!

Have you ever heard about the “Workplace travel plans” and how this can reduce the use of individual car? ..

Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation

Turin - Italy

Co-City, first Pacts of Collaboration signed in Turin

The City of Turin officially signed the first two Pacts of Collaboration proposed by groups of NGOs and residents, in the framework of the Co-City pro..

TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service

Ghent - Belgium

A webinar provides clarification about the TMaaS Replicator City Programme

TMaaS recently launched a call to cities worldwide to register for the TMaaS Replicator City Programme. This autumn, three selected cities will have t..

TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service

Ghent - Belgium

Wider stakeholder engagement is at the heart of TMaaS

The approach adopted by the Partnership entails reaching out to different stakeholder groups in multiple moments throughout the project...

MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project

Fuenlabrada - Spain

MILMA attended international practitioner exchange event on inclusive opportunities in ICT

The ‘Inclusive Opportunities for ICT’ conference, organised in Brussels on 06 and 07 February, gathered more than 100 experts from Europe and beyond. ..

Super Circular Estate - First Circular Social Housing Estate for 100% Material and Social Circularity

Kerkrade - The Netherlands

Super Circular Estate Zoom-in 1: Circular versus conventional building process

UIA Expert Elma Durmisevic zooms into the differences between circular and conventional building process through interviews with the key members of th..

FED - Fossil Free Energy Districts

Gothenburg - Sweden

Important milestone for future energy systems

Local energy systems can become an important part of the energy transformation needed to slow down global warming. In Gothenburg, such a system is, si..

USE-IT! - Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together

Birmingham - United-Kingdom

USE-IT! Zoom-In 2: Jobs for overseas migrants

UIA Expert Nils Scheffler shares the project’s insights on how to qualify 180 local overseas migrants to become employees for the British health syste..

APPLAUSE - Alien Plant Species from harmful to useful with citizens' led activities

Ljubljana - Slovenia

APPLAUSE Zoom-In 1: Setting up a new circular approach to IAPS management in cities

In her first Zoom-in, UIA Expert Jorgina Cuixart presents Invasive Alien Plant Species (IAPS) and their impact on cities. ..

Key figures

55
Projects funded
17
Countries covered
9
Topics addressed
3
Calls finalised