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Sectors: Energy, Environment, Public Management, Research, Services, Town planning, Transport

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Federations Unions, Local and Regional authorities, Research centres, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Candidate countries : Turkey

EEA: Norway

EU: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom

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Responsible: European commission

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Amorce:

To develop our knowledge of the urban condition and sustainable development through creation and testing of new methods, tools, and technologies required to overcome current economic, social, and environmental challenges

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
-Concepts and strategies for smart urban transformation, growth and shrinkage
-New dynamics of public services
-Inclusive, vibrant and accessible urban communities

Priorities 
-To create a smart and robust urban ecosystem, with better integrated infrastructures and institutions
-To create a better understanding of the interplay between cities and their surrounding rural areas
-To identify how transformation, growth and shrinkage dynamics can be exploited as an opportunity
-To develop new and innovative approaches in the realm of public services which in turn will increase the capacity of urban areas to answer local challenges
-Implementation of new forms of public service provision, including Private-Public-(People)-Partnerships
– To create shared values and democratic citizenship

Among financed actions
-Urban innovation and implementation
-Applied urban research 
-Strategic urban research