URBAN MATRIX - Targeted Knowledge Exchange on Urban Sustainability

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URBAN MATRIX is a FP6 funded project that successfully set up a knowledge transfer platform to support European cities in learning about projects and policies related to Sustainable Urban Development (SUD).

During the project lifespan, URBAN MATRIX:


  • charted cities demands for knowledge on urban sustainability issues via 3 rounds of surveys;
  • compiled an e-library of best practices and research case studies by means of standardized templates;
  • organised a series of thematic workshops, each focusing on different topics of current concern for European cities; and
  • evaluated this project methodology and made recommendations to the European Commission on the design of future EU research funding for Sustainable Urban Development .


Website: http://www.urban-matrix.net


Other partners

University of the West of England, GHK International and Sheffield.