The 3rd call of the Central Europe Programme will support new transnational cooperation ideas aiming to improve capacities for urban and regional development in 4 priority areas: innovation and knowledge development, CO2 reduction, natural and cultural resources, transport. The call will be open from the 21st of September 2017 till the 25th of January 2018.
The call addresses the following topics:
SO 2.2 - Low-carbon energy planning strategies and policies supporting climate change mitigation
SO 3.1 - Capacities for the protection and sustainable use of natural heritage and resources
SO 3.3 - Environmental management of functional urban areas
SO 4.1 - Planning and coordination of regional passenger transport systems for better connections to existing networks
SO 4.2 - Coordination among freight transport stakeholders for multimodal environmentally-friendly solutions
SO 1.1 - Sustainable linkages among actors of the innovation systems
SO 1.2 - Skills and entrepreneurial competences for advancing economic & social innovation
SO 2.1 - Energy efficiency and renewable energy usage in public infrastructures
SO 3.2 - Capacities for the sustainable use of cultural heritage and resources
The application procedure is a simplified one-step online procedure. Applicants can register at the <a href="https://ems.interreg-central.eu/app/main?executi>here in order to access the electronic monitoring system (eMS) where project proposals are completed and submitted</p> <p style=" text-align:=">More information on the call can be found on the Interreg Central Europe website.
URBACT is addressing networks whose aim is to support European cities through designing and implementing sustainable integrated urban policies.
Transfer networks support cities in adapting and transferring of good practices and are useful exchange and learning tools for cities. A call for the creation of up to 25 Transfer network will be open till the 10th of January 2018 15:00 CET for the online submission of the Phase 1 applications. Proposals can be submitted by the 97 URBACT Good Practice cities already selected in the call for Good Practice held in June 2017.
Applicants are invited to read the Terms of reference for the call and the Guide to Transfer Network. Good Practice cities ready to submit their proposal can send an e-mail to TN@urbact.eu which will open the online application form.
More information is available on the Urbact website.
The learning platform is an important instrument to spread good practices and learn from the experience and solutions of users´ peers made even more helpful by the know-how of experts in the following topic areas: research and innovation, competitiveness of SMEs, low-carbon economy, and the environment and resource efficiency.
The platform is now open to all policymakers in Europe and to everyone who is interested.