Our mainly EU-funded projects generate innovative ideas and foster knowledge sharing between European cities to develop a common, better future.
One of the greatest challenges facing Chinese urbanisation is how to best design and turn cities into intelligent, socially integrative and sustainable environments. TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA addresses this key challenge.
The European Green Capital Network (EGCN) is a knowledge society in which previous winners and finalists of the Green Capital award share inspiration.
The project puts into action the user-centricity principles for design and delivery of digital public services laid down in the Tallinn Declaration, putting citizens truly at the heart of governments' digital transformation at cities and regions level.
Vital Nodes aims to enable efficient, sustainable freight delivery across urban areas on the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T), by bringing together existing European, national and regional networks.
VALUES enables cities to exchange know-how, expertise, and good practices on how best to implement local actions addressing the cities’ commitment to third-country national’s integration.
CitiMeasure focuses on the application of citizen science in creating more smart, sustainable, and inclusive European cities.
URBAN-EU-CHINA boosts the development of smart and sustainable solutions, services and technologies in Chinese and European cities and markets.
SUMI supports the implementation of sustainable urban mobility indicators and develops benchmarking tools to improve the ability of cities to measure the impact of their new mobility policies and practices.
Providing a platform of exchange for migration, asylum and integration.
FastTrack will support the transfer, financing and implementation of innovative transport solutions amongst 24 cities and metropolitan regions.
Smart Cities and Communities Information System (SCIS) is a living system for gathering, connecting and spreading smart city projects.
The board for the Climate Neutral and Smart Cities Mission, led by 15 advisory experts, proposes to achieve 100 climate neutral cities by 2030.
Sharing Cities is a Smart Cities ‘lighthouse’ programme that demonstrates how thoughtfully designed, integrated, open source solutions can be developed to serve the interest of people in an affordable and scalable manner.
COLLECTORS is working with cities, municipalities and regions to collect data on waste collection, including paper and packaging waste, waste electronic and electrical equipment, and construction and demolition waste.
Cultural heritage in action will allow over 100 local and regional policy makers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality principles for interventions.
A three year project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT's peer-to-peer learning programme allows more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to learn how to better finance the development of energy and climate projects...
GO SUMP will improve Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP) and measures in the Mediterranean area.
SUMPS UP assists local authorities in implementing their own Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP), therefore helping European cities to systematically introduce cleaner and more sustainable mobility.
The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) is an initiative supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industry, SMEs, banks, research and other smart city actors.
The Urban Agenda brings together representatives from cities, the European Commission and Member States to offer an informal way of assessing current European initiatives impacting cities.
ROCK focuses on historic city centres as extraordinary laboratories to demonstrate how Cultural Heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration, sustainable development and economic growth for the whole city.
A joint initiative of the European Commission and local governments to safeguard Europe's water resources and strengthen the implementation of European Union water policies by fostering sustainable urban water management water in cities.
In cities along the Danube River, industrial land and spaces lay abandoned or forgotten. But this doesn’t mean they have lost their value.