January 22, 2024
At the beginning of 2024, the URBACT initiative has just launched a new call for Innovation Transfer Networks (ITNs). These networks aim to transfer projects that were funded under Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) to other cities across the EU, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.
The Vilawatt project in Viladecans (Spain) is an example of Innovation Transfer Network from the previous URBACT programme. The city managed to empower people in the energy transition, by creating a public-private-citizens partnership who developed different participatory tools and solutions. One of them was the creation of a local currency to spend in the city’s shops. Viladencas hosted the first URBAC EU City Lab on Energy Transition last November.
Three of our team members are validated URBACT experts and they are all very willing to be included in any call that you plan to submit to URBACT in 2024.
Please be aware that the experts can’t support you in drafting your application but if you wish to work with them in a project, you have to mention their names in your proposal.
Do not hesitate to get in touch with them!
Sofia Corsi is validated to perform ad hoc expertise missions at network and programme level. She can support with the design and delivery of (transnational) exchange and learning activities in the field of participative governance and energy transition.
Eduardo Blanco is validated to perform ad hoc expertise missions at network and programme level. He can help you designing and delivering (transnational) exchange and learning activities in the field of mobility, climate adaptation, and strategic urban planning. He can also support with the design and evaluation of integrated and participatory strategies.
Ian Turner is validated to perform the lead expert role in the network as well as to provide ad hoc expertise missions at network and programme level. He can support with the design and delivery of (transnational) exchange and learning activities in the field of energy transition. He can also help with the monitoring and evaluation of methodologies for integrated and participatory approaches.