5th Call for Proposals

Launch of the Call: 16 September 2019
Applicant seminars in October & November 2019
Closure of the Call: 12 December 2019

Register to our Applicant Seminars for Call 5 in Prague and in Brussels

News from the UIA projects

OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture 

Milan - Italy

The Open Badge, an innovative tool to enhance individual skills

In this Zoom-in, Miguel Sousa, UIA Expert for the OpenAgri presents an innovative instrument developed in the framework of the project: The Open Badge..

MAC - Monteruscello Agro City

Pozzuoli - Italy

About Urban poverty and urban agriculture

The UIA Expert Pietro Elisei, in the second zoom-in for the MAC project, focuses his lens on the project process and on design pillars. ..

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

Aveiro - Portugal

Aveiro STEAM City, 5G network just around the corner

On 11 September, Altice Labs, the telco partner of Aveiro STEAM city has conducted an emergency drill using 5G communications to support the SOS teams..

Antwerp Circular South - engaging the community in an online and offline circular economy

Antwerp - Belgium

The smart living community of Antwerp Circular South becomes real

In co-creation between the project’s partners Vito, imec, Digipolis Antwerpen and EnergieID the data platform is nearing completion. At this moment en..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Here are the SASMob Superheroes!

Five superheroes are presenting themselves to the people of Szeged these days. These comic strip characters, drawn by Szeged cartoonist Roland Pilcz, ..

CitiCap - Citizen's cap-and-trade co-created

Lahti - Finland

Safe bicycle racks introduced during Mobility Week

The cycling conditions in Lahti were improved with the introduction of new, safe bicycle racks. Ten bicycle racks were placed in the tunnel of the Lah..

CLAIRO - CLear AIR and Climate Adaptation in Ostrava and other cities

Ostrava - Czech Republic

Measurement has started!

The measuring instruments are now on-site, launching the first key phase of the project. Ostrava’s technical university has installed new-generation m..

B-MINCOME - Combining guaranteed minimum income and active social policies in deprived urban areas

Barcelona - Spain

B-MINCOME and the Guaranteed Minimum Income

In this first Zoom-in, Laura Colini, UIA Expert for B-MINCOME shows the approach taken by the project of combining the Guaranteed Minimum Income to di..

MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project

Fuenlabrada - Spain

What companies think about MILMA

MILMA’s Companies Network evaluated their collaboration after the end of the first project’s edition. After the first edition, more than 200 companies..

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From URBACT to UIA: the trajectory and approach of the city of Ravenna

After the testimonies of Bologna, Rotterdam and Turin, you can now read the story from the city of Ravenna, which built upon its experiences in URBACT...
Digital transition
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12 Nov

Register to our online support sessions

In addition to the seminars, the Permanent Secretariat will also organise online sessions with applicants – two collective Q&A sessions, on 22 October...
Air quality
Circular economy
Culture and cultural heritage
Demographic change
Launch of UIA Call 5

Launch of the 5th and last UIA call for proposals

The UIA Initiative has launched its fifth Call for Proposals. It will remain open from 16 September 2019 until 12 December 2019 at 2pm CET....
Air quality
Circular economy
Culture and cultural heritage
Demographic change
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Promised land, the future of urban consumption - takeaways

The Municipality of Milan organised in June a two day event to discuss the future skills, new technologies, narratives and policies with which cities ...
Circular economy
Jobs and skills in the local economy
Urban poverty
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Call for External Experts to assess Call 5 project applications now open!

Apply to the Call for Applications to join the Panel of External Experts (Assessors) for the Strategic Assessment of the UIA fifth Call for Proposals ...
Air quality
Circular economy
Culture and cultural heritage
Demographic change
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Registration for Call 5 Applicant Seminars is now open!

UIA organises two Applicants Seminars – one in Prague (15 October) and one in Brussels (05 November)....
Air quality
Circular economy
Culture and cultural heritage
Demographic change
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Call for Applications for UIA experts for selected UIA projects

The Hauts-de-France Region (Entrusted Entity for the implementation of the UIA Initiative) has issued a Call for Applications for UIA Experts supporti...
Circular economy
Energy Transition
Urban poverty
Winners from the previous call 3

20 new UIA projects! Find out about the results of the 4th call for proposals

20 new projects have been selected in the framework of the 4th UIA Call for Proposals. As for the previous calls, the competition among cities has bee...
Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security

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