Nextgen microcities news

Valmiera Vocational Training Center keeps attracting more talents from across Latvia.

A total of 213 students have enrolled in the Valmiera Vocational Training Center (VVTC) this year. It is 34% more than the last ten years’ average. Th...

NextGen Microcities - Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe

Jobs and skills in the local economy

Ventspils & Valmiera - Latvia

Jobs and skills in the local economy
Head of IT and Digitalization at SSAM, Per Gunnarsson, on Swedish television broadcast telling about the new solution to be tested in Växjö.

In Växjö, the waste bins will call for the waste trucks when full.

Data driven logistics will enable a new way of pick-up of household waste in Växjö, Sweden. 1400 waste bins will be equipped with sensors, meaning tha...

DIACCESS - Digital ACCeleration for medium SizE Sustainable cities

Digital transition

Växjö - Sweden

Digital transition
Charging bikes

Charging Bikes Developed in the SASMob Project

The four-year programme with EU funding and promoting sustainable city mobility will finish at the end of the year, said Sándor Nagy, Vice Mayor for C...

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Urban mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Urban mobility
Growing plants

CLAIRO Zoom-in 2: Plant hormones help planted trees withstand unfavourable environmental conditions in Ostrava

Urban greenery can be used for filtering air pollutants in an industrial area only as long as trees can survive or remain healthy for a longer time. I...

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

Air quality

Ostrava - Czech Republic

Qualité de l’air
Citizen participation https://www.eitfood.eu/projects/cultivating-engagement-a-citizen-participation-forum-on-vertical-farming

Citizen participation: empowering city dwellers to make cities safer

There is no question that the built environment has an important effect on perception of security. Urban interventions to foster security are appealin...

BeSecure-FeelSecure - Holistic Urban Security Governance Framework for Monitoring, Assessing and Forecasting the Efficiency, Sustainability and Resilience of Piraeus

Urban security

Piraeus - Greece

Urban security
Växjö is ready to face this year's slipperiness and snowfall smarter than before.

Växjö is ready to face this year's slipperiness and snowfall smarter than before.

The first frosty nights have reached Växjö. Unlike previous years, the municipality is facing this winter season equipped with smart technology to opt...

DIACCESS - Digital ACCeleration for medium SizE Sustainable cities

Digital transition

Växjö - Sweden

Digital transition
Towards a better quality of social services in Seraing ?

Towards a better quality of social services in Seraing ?

Within the framework of the UIA project "A Place to Be-Come", a first social diagnosis was carried out before construction of the new day shelter, in ...

A Place to Be-Come

Urban poverty

Seraing - Belgium

Urban poverty
SASMob final conference on 10th of November

Future of Commuting in Europe - Tips and Tricks of Employer engagement

Come join us on Wednesday 10th of November at 9.30h for a panel discussion on the Future of Commuting to Work and its consequences in urban mobility p...

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Urban mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Urban mobility
students

Why students’ engagement in creating digital content matters – the marketing approach of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

In spring 2020, the marketing team of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences accepted the challenge to test the new marketing approach and pass over t...

NextGen Microcities - Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe

Jobs and skills in the local economy

Ventspils & Valmiera - Latvia

Jobs and skills in the local economy