4th Call for Proposals: next steps

Eligibility check until March 2019
Strategic assessment until May 2019
Operational assessment until July 2019

Discover the 22 cities selected for the 3rd Call for Proposals

UIA latest news & events

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Mares

Beauty in Poor Places - a blog on two Jobs & Skills projects

“Why shouldn’t poor neighbourhoods have beautiful things?” Mauro-Gil Fournier asked me this a few weeks ago in Madrid. We were standing in a gleaming...
12 Jun
13 Jun

UIA workshop on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees

The UIA initiative in cooperation with the City of Antwerp are pleased to invite you to the workshop entitled "The role of cities in the integration o...
Integration of migrants and refugees
05 Jun
06 Jun

UIA projects at the International Social Housing Festival

The International Social Housing Festival (ISHF), organised by Housing Europe, is traveling to Lyon in summer 2019. As a part of it, UIA will host a s...
Housing
16 May
17 May

UIA projects at the 4th Circular Change Conference

Four UIA cities (Antwerp, Heraklion, Ljubljana, Maribor) will take part in a dedicated workshop on Circular Economy. Registrations are now open....
Circular economy
UIA job position Project and dissemination officer

Recruitment of a Project and Dissemination Officer

The Urban Innovative Actions is opening a vacancy for a Project and Dissemination Officer position (initially on a fixed-term contract starting asap) ...
UIA lessons and findings

2019: It’s time to start sharing the first UIA lessons and findings

The selection of 22 new projects in the framework of the 3rd Call for Proposals and the closure of the 4th Call for Proposals with 175 proposals from ...
Air quality

Involving citizens for better air quality measures: the 5 UIA cities leading the way

Despite the recent considerable progress, ambient air pollution remains the first environmental cause of death in the EU, still leading to about 400.0...
Air quality
Antwerp Circular South project

UIA projects experimenting bold solutions for a Circular Economy – Part 2

In January the European Commission and the UIA Initiative announced that Circular Economy will be among the topics for the last UIA Call for Proposals...
Circular economy

News from the UIA projects

BRIDGE - Building the Right Investments for Delivering a Growing Economy

Rotterdam - The Netherlands

BRIDGE Blog: Bridging Capital: Findings from our a Rotterdam – Madrid Dialogue on Innovation

Within UIA we have also been examining how we better understand the process of urban transformation. In these cases, cities work alone, rather than in..

URBAN SOIL 4 FOOD - Establishment of Innovative Urban Soil Based Economy Circles to Increase Local Food Self-sufficiency and Minimize Environmental Footprint

Maribor - Slovenia

URBAN SOIL 4 FOOD Journal 2: The new urban gardens are blooming

Maribor is ready to open up for the next stage of the project! ..

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

Athens - Greece

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

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 proj..

TUPPAC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

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

In her 2nd journal of TUPPAC, UIA expert Anna Pernestal gives us a taste of how the project has progressed in the last months, focusing on the operati..

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 at the Portugal Smart Cities Summit

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 e..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

SASmob at the Environmental Management Company: New Scooter Shelter at the HQ

An increasing number of employees at Szegedi Környezetgazdálkodási Nonprofit Kft. (Szeged Environmental Management Not for Profit Ltd.) are switching ..

TUPPAC - Transforming Urban Planning Providing Autonomous Collective mobility

Albertslund - Denmark

Testing the future of driverless vehicles already today

A dialogue with the test design coordinator in the LINC project by Anna Pernestål, UIA Expert for the TUPPAC-LINC project 5first zoom in)..

E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community

Budapest - Hungary

Focus Group Meetings – The beginning of Co-Designing

Sustainability have three equally important pillars: environmental, economic and social pillar. The E-CO-Housing project is focusing on all three: it ..

FED - Fossil Free Energy Districts

Gothenburg - Sweden

Göteborg Energi in training for a challenging future

Increased fluctuations in the energy market are predicted in future, due to a higher use of weather-dependent energy sources and growing demand. In ad..

Key figures

55
Projects funded
17
Countries covered
9
Topics addressed
3
Calls finalised