MARES's 3rd project journal

Project : MARES - Resilient urban ecosystems for a sustainable economy
City : Madrid
Short description
In his 3rd Journal of the MARES project, UIA Expert Alessandro Coppola takes his readers in a journey of how Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) works in practice in the city of Madrid. Alessandro sheds light on how MARES fits in the greater strategy framework of the city’s administration for alleviating economic inequalities by revitalizing abandoned or disused common areas and reinventing the city’s economic fabric in key sectors.

USE-IT! gets national attention!

Project : USE-IT! - Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together
City : Birmingham
Short description
The USE-IT! project was the focus of an article in The Guardian last week. Read in the article how SWBH NHS Trust is now running its own programme through The Black Country Transformation Partnership, rolling out HOP (Health Overseas Professionals) in Dudley and Wolverhampton too.

A2UFood Zoom-In: Food waste and stakeholders’ views

Project : A2UFood - Avoidable and Unavoidable Food Wastes: A Holistic Managing Approach for Urban Environments
City : Heraklion
Short description
The first Zoom-in of the A2UFood project has just been finalised! UIA Expert Christina Marouli presents the many different dimensions of the problem of food waste at global, European and municipal level.

Milan OpenAgri's 3rd project journal

Project : OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture 
City : Milan
Short description
In the third edition of the OpenAgri journal, the UIA expert Miguel Sousa, gives a complete overview of the latest development and challenges faced by the project and demonstrate how an urban policy experimentation is seeking to create new jobs, skills, start-ups and innovation in agri-food sector, while increasing the level of resilience and sustainability of the City of Milan.

CO-CITY's third project journal

Project : Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation
City : Turin
Short description
By addressing social exclusion and urban poverty, through public-private-community partnerships and innovative procurement, the Turin Co-City project is rapidly becoming a best practice at the national and international level.

TMaaS launches Open Call for Replicator Cities worldwide

Project : TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service
City : Ghent
Short description
TMaaS launched a call for cities worldwide to submit their applications to join the TMaaS Replicator City Programme. In this programme, which will launch this autumn, three selected cities will have the opportunity to work with the TMaaS team on the creation of their own local TMaaS dashboard and tackle mobility problems in their city. Thanks to the Replicator City Programme the TMaaS team will be able to share the knowledge and experience of cloud-based mobility management for cities that it acquires during the project with other cities, and it will also be able to take up the challenge of testing the dashboard in an environment that may be completely different from the situation in Ghent.

Signatures for Szeged: The Mobility Pledge to Support the City’s Sustainable Transport Signed

Project : SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility
City : Szeged
Short description
The Mobility Pledge between the city of Szeged and organisations of different sizes was signed regarding cooperation to support sustainability, speed and the use of green energy in employees’ transport. The ceremonial event was held in the IT and Presentation Centre of Szeged Agora.

SASMOB 1st project journal

Project : SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility
City : Szeged
Short description
In her first journal of the SASMob project, UIA expert Zsuszana Kravalik looks into the change of mobility culture that is currently being attempted in Szeged, Hungary. While the city itself has undergone infrastructural modifications in the past years, with bicycles and public transport services being particularly enhanced, the city remains restless in achieving sustainable mobility goals by pulling passengers from private and individual means of transport to public and communal ones.

Read CURANT's 3rd project journal!

Project : CURANT - Co-housing and case management for Unaccompanied young adult Refugees in ANTwerp
City : Antwerp
Short description
With 39 duos of young refugees and local buddies already cohabitating, the delivery of the new modular housing units and a wide range of active inclusion measures being tested, the CURANT project is progressing at full speed in its implementation phase.