The fourth Call for Proposals was launched on 15/10/18 and closed on 31/01/19. It has a total budget of approx. EUR 80-100M and is dedicated to four topics: Digital transition, Sustainable use of land and nature-based solutions, Urban poverty, and Urban security.

20 projects funded, coming from 13 Member States

  • Digital transition: GAVIUS (Gavà City Council, ES), WESH (City of Heerlen, NL), VOXPOP (city of Lisbon, PT) DARE (City of Ravenna, IT), RUDI (Metropole of Rennes, FR), DIACCESS (City of Växjö, SE), BRISE-Vienna (City of Vienna, AT)
  • Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions: SPIRE (City of Baia Mare, RO), GreenQuays (City of Breda, NL), UPPER (City of Latina, IT), Green Minds (Plymouth City Council, UK),  PUJ (City of Prato, IT)
  • Urban poverty: CAPACITyES (City of Bergamo, IT), EPIU (Getafe City Council, ES), Home and care (City of Landshut, DE),  WISH ME (City of Milan, IT), A Place to Be-Come, (City of Seraing, BE)
  • Urban security:  BeSecure-FeelSecure (City of Piraeus, EL), TO-nite (City of Turin, IT), SURE (City of Tampere, FI)

In the coming months, each selected project will have a dedicated webpage within the UIA website with information on the implementation phase as well as the main learning points captured by UIA Experts. Meanwhile, it is possible to have a first flavour of the 20 projects in this document.

175 applications received from 23 Member States

Similar to the first three Calls for proposals, Italy and Spain clearly stand out in terms of interest shown for this Call, with almost 50% of the total number of applications coming from these two countries. France follows with the third highest number of submitted applications, with Belgium and Finland coming next, reflecting also previous participation to UIA Calls. Compared to previous years, the 2018 4th Call sees a greater participation of Central European urban authorities; notably from Germany, Poland and the Netherlands. 

See all trends from the applications received

 All the documents of the call are still available for download on this page.

Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security

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