Curing the Limbo Expert Journal: Get an update on what has been happening in the last 6 months

Project : Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability
City : Athens
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This Journal accompanies Curing the Limbo in its past half year of progress. By giving an account of the main activities and achievements of each project component, the second issue explores the challenges of building a coherent project consortium by developing a common working routine, as well as the dynamics of launching activities and engaging with shifting circumstances in the constantly changing environment of Athens.

AVEIRO Steam City at the Portugal Smart Cities Summit

Project : AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context
City : Aveiro
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Aveiro STEAM City project attended the Portugal Smart Cities Summit, between 21st and 23rd of May in Lisbon. The event is the biggest conference and exhibition dedicated to Smart Cities in Portugal.This year´s edition had more than 100 speakers, 21 municipalities, 40 startups, 60 companies from different countries and the exhibition area welcomed 7000 visitors and guests. The topics under discussion cover a wide catalogue of areas, from smart mobility to digital transformation, water sustainability and happy cities.

Focus Group Meetings – The beginning of Co-Designing

Project : E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community
City : Budapest
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Sustainability have three equally important pillars: environmental, economic and social pillar. The E-CO-Housing project is focusing on all three: it builds a sustainable eco-house, does this through a co-design process and tries to develop a model that is feasible economically as well.

Göteborg Energi in training for a challenging future

Project : FED - Fossil Free Energy Districts
City : Gothenburg
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Increased fluctuations in the energy market are predicted in future, due to a higher use of weather-dependent energy sources and growing demand. In addition, the large energy companies, who own the networks, must find new ways to include smaller local energy producing players. By participating in the project FED, Fossil-free Energy Districts, municipal energy company in Gothenburg, Göteborg Energi, hopes to improve their ability to meet these future scenarios.

Designing a mobility dashboard: features and considerations

Project : TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service
City : Ghent
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When designing a mobility dashboard, you’ll to want to design something user-friendly and attractive, but above all you will want to create a tool that is really useful for the target group for your product. As part of the TMaaS project, we have studied the needs and wishes of end users in order to gain an understanding of the functions to be included in the mobility dashboard. Our researchers have broken down their findings into four different themes. We share a number of tips that are essential when designing a mobility dashboard. For a more elaborate explanation of each theme, please visit the downloads section to download the full end-user survey.

BRIDGE Expert Journal: Get an update on what has been happening in the last 6 months

Project : BRIDGE - Building the Right Investments for Delivering a Growing Economy
City : Rotterdam
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In his 4th journal of BRIDGE, UIA expert Eddy Adams looks into the future legacy of the project. To name but a few, the high-level Work Learning Agreement between the City, Lead Industry bodies and vocational schools and the extension of the Career Start Guarantees (CSGs) on unemployed adults are standouts of what BRIDGE is leaving behind for new city administrations to come.