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

News from the UIA projects

MiFRIENDLY CITIES

Coventry - United-Kingdom

Case study: How a holistic employment and skills initiative is helping migrants to fulfill their goals

MiFriendly Cities was set out in March 2018 to deliver a unique employment and skills programme in the West Midlands, focusing on filling skills gaps ..

Vilawatt - Innovative local public-private-citizen partnership for energy governance

Viladecans - Spain

An update on the implementation of the Public Private Citizen Partnership and on the virtual currency

Vilawatt is currently considered to be a Spanish example in social innovation and community energy, at a time when energy poverty and energy access ar..

Urban infra revolution - Circular economy materials and novel method development to produce recyclable and functional urban construction products

Lappeenranta - Finland

Durability of the materials used and other technological challenges faced by Urban Infra Revolution

In the second edition of the Urban infra revolution Journal, UIA Expert Kinga Korniejenko provides an overview of the development of the project by fo..

AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context

Aveiro - Portugal

Visit of the Portuguese Government to Aveiro Steam City

As the first Portuguese project approved under the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative, Aveiro STEAM City has been in the spotlight. ..

U-RLP Utrecht Refugee Launch Pad

Utrecht - The Netherlands

U-RLP Journal 4 and the challenge of creating meeting spaces for residents and neighbours

UIA Expert Daniel de Torres shares the latest insights...

AirQon - Air Quality through EV Battery Connectivity

Breda - The Netherlands

AirQon: charging the events of tomorrow - Breda’s project is up and running!

Think of random festivals with diesel generator emissions that are damaging to the environment, visitors and people living nearby. Now, imagine a fest..

COMMUTE - Collaborative Mobility Management for Urban Trafic and Emissions reduction

Toulouse Metropole - France

COMMUTE's Local Mobility Committee, a collaborative platform

The second Journal of the COMMUTE project presents the developments of the project since the publication of the first Journal in December 2018. By now..

TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service

Ghent - Belgium

Major trial run of the virtual traffic system during the Gentse Feesten

TMaaS, the developer of the digital traffic platform for the City of Ghent, will be carrying out a major trial run of its virtual dashboard during the..

5Bridges - Creating bridges between homeless and local communities

Nantes - France

5Bridges Expert Journal: Desiging the social restaurant and the urban farm

In his 2nd journal of 5Bridges, UIA expert Freek Spinnewijn looks into how the project has left behind a difficult period and entered one with more op..

UIA latest news & events

All news & events
07 Oct
10 Oct

UIA workshops at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regi...
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

Key figures

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