Fund title: Urban Innovative Actions

Focus of fund/fund aims:

To identify and test innovative solutions for sustainable urban development

Application deadline:

14 April 2017

Fund description:

This EU programme provides urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. It is open to local authorities in urban areas with a population of at least 50,000 and applications are expected to be submitted in partnership with other local agencies and stakeholders.

For this round of UIA funding, support is available for innovative and creative projects on the following topics:

  • circular economy
  • urban mobility
  • integration of migrants and refugees

The UIA initiative can provide up to 80% of project costs to a maximum of €5m from the European Regional Development Fund.

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