Next Call for Proposals

Indicative timeline for
announcing the topics and opening the Call:
end of 2021 – beginning of 2022

UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended: get an insight of the 11 new UIA projects

News from the UIA projects

LINC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

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

Lappeenranta - Finland

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

Toulouse Metropole - France

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

Viladecans - Spain

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

Turin - Italy

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

Athens - Greece

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

Mataró - Spain

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 - Belgium

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

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

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 latest news & events

Bike Lahti

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 Article
Antwerp June 2019

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 Article
Housing
Urban mobility
CALL 5 selected projects

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...
UIA Article
Picture representing people discussing

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...
UIA Article
Picture representing people discussing and eating in an urban environment

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...
UIA Article
Housing
Lahti project

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...
UIA Article
Data management
1ère AG CALICO

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...
UIA Article
1ère AG CALICO

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...
UIA Article
Housing

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