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Jobs and skills in the local economy

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

Vantaa - Finland

Inclusion through the workplace – Vantaa upskilling solutions

Jobs and skills in the local economy
The Urban Growth Vantaa project (Urbaania kasvua Vantaa in Finnish) co-created and piloted upskilling solutions in Vantaa-based small- ..
Digital transition

WESH – We.Service.Heerlen

Heerlen - The Netherlands

WESH: looking for ways to further engage and continue

Digital transition
We have interviewed Mr Pieter Bonnema, Senior Project Manager at the Municipality of Heerlen and Project Coordinator of We.Service.Heer..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

P4W - Passport4Work an intersectoral skills passport with gamified skills assessment and improvement

Eindhoven - The Netherlands

Passport for Work Zoom-in: The Skill Based Economy

Jobs and skills in the local economy
The Dutch labour market is facing unprecedented shortages, calling for a skill based economy in which skill based matching, reskilling ..
Urban poverty

WISH MI - Wellbeing Integrated System of Milan

Milan - Italy

Mapping the UIA innovation challenges with the Wish-Mi stakeholders

Urban poverty
Jobs and skills in the local economy

UPPER - Urban Productive Parks for the development of NBS related technologies and services

Latina - Italy

UPPER JOBS: innovative skills for employment and social inclusion

Jobs and skills in the local economy
The selection of participants in the second edition of UPPER JOBS has been completed. The participants selected by the Labirinto Social..
Climate adaptation

GUARDIAN - Green Urban Actions for Resilient fire Defence of the Interface Area

Riba-roja de Túria - Spain

The GUARDIAN Project concludes the execution of the largest fire-fighting infrastructure in Europe in the Parc Natural del Túria through the use of reclaimed water

Climate adaptation
In little more than 3 years, the City Councils of Riba-roja de Túria and Paterna, Hidraqua, Medi XXI, the Polytechnic University of Val..
Culture and cultural heritage

Kosice 2.0

Košice - Slovakia

Open data portal of the city of Košice is launched! The municipality has published the first datasets

Culture and cultural heritage
The city of Košice has launched the pilot version of the open data portal. In cooperation with other partners, they will gradually publ..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

UFIL - Urban Forest Innovation Lab

Cuenca - Spain

Local action plans for forest bioeconomy development: a mission impossible?

Jobs and skills in the local economy
One of the main objectives of the UFIL project is to contribute developing a local bioeconomy ecosystem which is based on the sustainab..
Affordable housing

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

Ghent - Belgium

Ghent Knap Op Journal 3: The Seven Challenges

Affordable housing
Like many cities, Ghent suffers a lack of affordable housing: high-quality and energy-efficient homes. Quality homes that are affordabl..

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