5th Call for Proposals

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

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News from the UIA projects

Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability

Athens - Greece

Refugees in Athens: Independent Lease Agreements

92 lease contracts have been singed directly between refugees and property owners in Curing the Limbo’s pilot affordable housing model..

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

Aveiro -

Coding skills for non-geeks only! A smart strategy to train human resources and retain talents in the Aveiro Region

Aveiro Tech City Bootcamp is an intensive training program, dedicated to unemployed, students or employed professionals looking for new career opportu..

LINC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

First self-driving Easymile vehicle approved for testing in Denmark

The Danish Road Traffic Authority recently approved three self-driving vehicles for test driving in the LINC project. This is an important milestone i..

MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project

Fuenlabrada - Spain

MILMA project launched its second online training: “gardening assistant”

After the launch of the Design and Web Development BC Lab in its online version some weeks ago, the team decided to take some time to monitor the deve..

CALICO - Care and Living in Community

Brussels Capital Region - Belgium

CALICO’s groundwork for evaluation and state-of-play

Check out the first report, presenting the initial assessment and research process of the project..

OASIS - School yards: Openness, Adaptation, Sensitisation, Innovation and Social ties: Design and transformation of local urban areas adapted to climate change, working jointly with users

Paris - France

Paris is creating an OASIS in the heart of its neighborhoods and why more cities should follow.

RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Smart Blue-Green Roofs of Amsterdam: Why you should be interested and how to get involved in the RESILIO project

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Is lockdown caused by Covid-19 pandemic will support or undermine Public Transport services?

Magyar CIVINET network to learn about SASMob experiences on home working and its consequences on workplace commuting..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

SASMob in home office: when you must hold a conference from home, having no other way due to the virus

The coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult everywhere and in every way – including the way we work. While earlier we just sat down in a large en..

UIA latest news & events

26 Jun 2020

Cities engaging in the right to housing - Web conference #2 - No one left behind

Today, more European cities and social movements are calling governments at all levels to take responsibility for reaffirming housing as a right and n...
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Call 5 Strategic Assessment is now finalised!

A big thank you to our external experts who worked hard during the pandemic and finalised all assessments on time. ...
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Help us assess the UIA Initiative and prepare for the future programming period

Help us assess the UIA Initiative and prepare for the future programming period

Are you interested in innovation and sustainable urban development and want to share your feedback on the relevance to cities of the topics addressed ...
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Join the new UIA journey and build the next Initiative with us!

Join the new UIA journey and build the next Initiative with us!

Whilst reading this article, you may, like us, be working from home following the extraordinary measures that are needing to be put in place in the cu...
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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
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
24 Apr 2020

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

URBACT and UIA organised a web conference (24 April) on Community-Led practices, exploring the practical ways cities implement community-led practices...
Innovation for Urban Mobility – the way forward

Innovation for Urban Mobility – the way forward

First lessons from Urban Innovative Actions projects...
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Urban mobility

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