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Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions

SPIRE - Smart Post-Industrial Regenerative Ecosystem

Baia Mare - Romania

SPIRE Journal 1: get to know the latest project achievements

Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
This is the first journal of the Smart Post-Industrial Regenerative Ecosystem (SPIRE) since its start on 01/09/2019. SPIRE, led by the ..
Urban mobility

LINC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

Self-driving shuttles approved for test-drives on Danish Technical University

Urban mobility
The Danish Minister of Transport has now signed the approval of the LINC test with self-driving shuttles on DTU Campus Lyngby. This mea..
Integration of migrants and refugees

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

Athens - Greece

Curing the Limbo launches co-Athens initiative

Integration of migrants and refugees
Co-Athens initiative brings refugees closer to the neighborhoods of Athens and create opportunities for meaningful interaction with the..
Digital transition

BRISE-Vienna - Building Regulations Information for Submission Envolvement

Vienna - Austria

Digitizing building permissions in Vienna: BRISE Journal 1

Digital transition
​​​​​​​BRISE-Vienna addresses the challenge of accelerating complex verification and permission procedures in city administrations by a..
Climate adaptation

GBG_AS2C - Blue, Green & Grey_Adapting Schools to Climate Change

Barcelona - Spain

Do the changes made in climate shelter schools improve pupils’ health?

Climate adaptation
Three institutions taking part in the project as scientific partners are taking samples and collecting data before, during and after th..
Air quality

AIR-HERITAGE - Improving the environmental quality of the City of Portici: Monitoring, Modelling, and Mitigating Air Pollution through participated and efficient Policies

Portici - Italy

Portici air pollution bedsheets campaign

Air quality
AIR - HERITAGE continues to involve students, associations and citizens to make the air cleaner and more breathable and to encourage su..
Air quality

AirQon - Air Quality through EV Battery Connectivity

Breda - The Netherlands

Building a community. A survey on EV drivers about AirQon

Air quality
A crowd-powered energy solution like AIRQON is inextricably linked to the community. It does not matter how sophisticated it may be tec..
Circular economy

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

Kerkrade - The Netherlands

Kerkrade Zoom-in 3: The monitoring process and its results

Circular economy
UIA Expert Elma Durmisevic interviews Michiel Ritzen from ZUYD University on the monitoring process of the Super Circular Estate projec..
Urban mobility

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Traffic Lights Retuned in Eighteen Junctions in Szeged to Make Buses and Trolleybuses Faster

Urban mobility
A programme was launched in Szeged three years ago, part of which is community transport optimisation. In the framework of the SASMob P..

UIA latest news & events

22 Apr 2021

Cities engaging in the right to housing: a call for a long-term political commitment

UIA & URBACT are organising a final event featuring the main results of the culminating activity of Cities Engaging in the Right to Housing - a 1.5 ye...
Affordable housing
people looking at tech

Think bold and bring results #UIAstories

Five years into the Initiative’s implementation, 21 projects are closing their activities and delivering initial results. The amazing journey of thes...
UIA Article
Citicap

Time to share: ending phase for 2020 UIA Knowledge Activities

Building on the knowledge generated by the 86 UIA ongoing projects, the Initiative is leading, together with its partners and UIA cities, two thematic...
UIA Article
UIA & Cohesion Policy: Bridging UIA & Cohesion Policy; how to optimize UIA added value?

Bridging UIA & Cohesion Policy: how to optimize UIA added value?

UIA and the Urban Development Network (UDN) are joining forces to organise a series of three webinars on UIA, achievements and perspectives. The sec...
UIA Article
UIA Achievements: What has been achieved so far?

UIA Achievements: What has been achieved so far?

The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) and the Urban Development Network (UDN) are joining forces to organise a series of three webinars on UIA, achieveme...
UIA Article
11 Mar 2021

Rethinking monitoring and evaluation practices: UIA lessons learnt

In 2020, UIA, together with Ecorys, explored the different approaches of on-going UIA projects to capture the impact of the innovative interventions. ...
UIA autre Soie Credits Noé Bravoux

EU cities explore fair finance to boost adequate and affordable housing

Local government actions to regulate housing markets and combat exclusion are showcased in a joint URBACT-UIA initiative running through 2020....
UIA Article
Affordable housing
Utrecht URLP

UIA cities facing Covid- 19 consequences: 4 inspiring articles to build back better the social fabric

Social and economic consequences of the pandemic will long outlive the health pandemic according to the United Nations....
UIA Article

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