News from the UIA projects
LINC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility
Understanding the legislative framework to test autonomous vehicles on public streets -ZOOM IN 2
In her zoom-in, Linc UIA Expert Anna Pernestal, develops an infographic that compares the current autonomous vehicle approval framework between Denmar..
Urban infra revolution - Circular economy materials and novel method development to produce recyclable and functional urban construction products
Do we need innovations? 3D printing technology for construction materials - ZOOM IN 2
The second zoom-in of Urban Infra Revolution, UIA Expert Kinga Korniejenko focus on exploring the technology of 3D printing geopolymer composites and ..
COMMUTE - Collaborative Mobility Management for Urban Trafic and Emissions reduction
Cycling in the COMMUTE project - ZOOM-in 2
Vanessa Holve, UIA Expert of COMMUTE project, in this Zoom-In presents the main objectives of the newly adopted cycling action, its challenges, but al..
Vilawatt - Innovative local public-private-citizen partnership for energy governance
The Vilawatt project is a finalist for the European RegioStars Awards!
The creation of a local public-private energy company in Viladecans, among the 25 best innovative initiatives on the continent...
Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation
The co-design effects on the Municipal Financial Report
A discussion with Emanuela Casula, CO-CITY financial manager ..
Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability
Empowering refugees and locals to develop collaborative initiatives that improve Athenian neighborhoods
co-Athens is an initiative to bring together refugees who participate in Curing the Limbo program and active citizens’ groups of Athens, to co-create..
Yes We Rent! - Leveraging vacant private property to build up a cooperative affordable housing scheme
Do not bury your head in the sand - especially despite COVID 19!
Interview with Laura Font Mela, director of Salesians Sant Jordi-PES Mataró, how they have successfully shifted their physical training program for tr..
CALICO - Care and Living in Community
Brussels Capital Region
CALICO. More than a CLT
The main objective of CALICO is to realise more than a typical Community Land Trust (CLT) but an intergenerational inclusive cohabitation focussed on ..
RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops
RESILIO’s first research roof has opened
On the 25th of June, the first smart blue-green roof of the RESILIO project was opened by Amsterdam’s alderman Mr. Ivens, responsible for Housing, Con..
UIA Summer Reading List: 7 articles to dive into urban innovative solutions!
With summer officially upon us, the UIA team has got some interesting readings for you! To get you prepped for the best summer ever, we selected for y...
UIA knowledge journey continues: strategy now adopted and current activities progressing
With now 86 projects generating knowledge while implementing their innovative solutions, facilitating an effective process of knowledge transfer and c...
UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended: get an insight of the 11 new UIA projects
11 new projects have been selected in the framework of the 5th UIA Call for Proposals. As in previous calls, the competition among cities has been pa...
The UIA Knowledge Management Strategy adopted: a valuable testbed to explore the future EUI components and mechanisms
While the design of the European Urban Initiative (EUI), as described in Commission’s Explanatory Memo - European Urban Initiative post-2020, is enter...
Cities engaging in the right to housing Web conference #2 - No one left behind - Introductory paper
The introductory paper provides background to the web conference “No one left behind”, the second in a series on “Cities Engaging in the Right to Hous...
Data Aspects in Urban Mobility: experiences of 5 UIA projects
The one-year knowledge activity led by the UIA on urban mobility issues builds on the experience of five UIA funded projects in Albertslund, Lathi, Gh...
How monitoring and evaluation can support innovative interventions
UIA projects are designed to go beyond traditional policies and services – they need to be bold and innovative. In that context, the monitoring and ev...
Community-led housing – a key ingredient of urban housing policy
Collaborative housing models that put residents' needs before private profit are raising standards in affordable and adequate housing. They are part o...