News from the UIA projects
Coventry Zoom-in 2: Changing Realities in the West Midlands
UIA Expert Peter Wolkowinski reveals how the project has developed its impact measurement. ..
MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project
MILMA’s development during Covid19 crisis
Although MILMA’S third edition could not start because of COVID-19, the Project continue working. COVID-19 crisis was unexpected for all. Although MIL..
URBAN SOIL 4 FOOD - Establishment of Innovative Urban Soil Based Economy Circles to Increase Local Food Self-sufficiency and Minimize Environmental Footprint
Online local food and product marketplace
With the start of the year 2020, the Inno-Rural Local! Healthy! Food! Digital platform has started to operate within the Urban Soil 4 Food project. Wi..
SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility
Hackathon in Szeged Agora: Team Competition of IT Specialists for a Smart and Green Szeged
”Help us create a green and smart city cost efficiently!” – was the motto used by the TechEmbassy to advertise the Future City Hackathon, an event org..
AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context
Tech Labs at Schools
Within the project Aveiro STEAM City and local STEAM education program, on February 5th the first Tech Lab was publicly presented at Escola EB1 de Sar..
Cluj Future of Work
Work and the city: how Cluj-Napoca is involving local community in the debate on the future
Local community can be part of the collaborative effort of reflection on the future of work: Cluj-Napoca is involving experts, academics, stakeholders..
NextGen Microcities - Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe
Ventspils & Valmiera
Valmiera opens DARE, the makerspace for creative ideas and new opportunities
At the end of February, the makerspace DARE (Latvian – Valmieras koprades darbnīca DARE) opened its doors in Valmiera. It provides anyone interested w..
E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community
The 'soft' elements of the E-Co-Housing project
An important part of Zuglo’s E-Co-Housing project, besides the smart, energy-efficient, social apartment building is the forward-looking initiative th..
Urban Growth-GSIP Vantaa - Growth and Social investment Pacts for Local Companies in City of Vantaa
Jaakko's story from Vantti: A permanent job as a Christmas present
Food service worker Jaakko Toljander is a cheerful and nice man even more when he has a good reason for a broad smile. In December, Toljander got a pe..
Join the new UIA journey and build the next Initiative with us!
Whilst reading this article, you may, like us, be working from home following the extraordinary measures that are needing to be put in place in the cu...
UIA knowledge journey starts with Housing and Mobility topics!
Throughout 2020, UIA will run two thematic knowledge activities on housing and mobility. Explore the UIA Knowledge Lab to get the first insights. ...
A Circular Europe with EU cities: new EU action plan and UIA bold approaches
The new circular economy action plan put the cities at the core of EU’s intentions. UIA projects tackle the challenge of circular waste with innovativ...
Innovation for Urban Mobility – the way forward
First lessons from Urban Innovative Actions projects...
UIA and URBACT joint initiative on implementing the right to housing
The EU Cities Forum 2020, held in Porto, provided the perfect time and location to launch a new URBACT and UIA (Urban Innovative Actions) joint initia...
UIA @Cities Forum 2020: celebrating first results, preparing 2021-27 Cohesion Policy and shaping the future
A week after the Cities Forum 2020, it is time for UIA to look back at this two-day major event bringing together key European, national and local sta...
Be a UIA Expert for the TMaaS project on urban mobility!
Apply before 29 February 2020 to be an UIA Expert for UIA TMaaS project funded in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals under the Urban Mobility...