Shaping the vision for future: How will the Romanian cities look like in 2050?

UrbanTalks Oradea – Romanian City 4.0 is one of our most successful editions. We managed to bring together development experts, entrepreneurs, government officials and mayors from the West region of Romania who spoke about the challenges of the development process and the opportunities for the future. The book ”Romanian City 4.0”, which also gave the …

Proximity brings together Specialists and People to design future cities

Proximity is the definition of public spaces that no longer fulfil their original function and are in need of immediate interventions of the specialists with the participation of the community. UrbanizeHub worked together with the people and public administration of Lugoj to nourish civic engagement, teamwork and placing the people in the center of attention. …

The geopolitical crisis brings back on the table the importance of DECENTRALIZATION

We live interesting times… After almost 3 years of pandemic, during which the entire population of the planet has suffered and acted as one, we are entering a different global crisis. The pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine have brought to light two extremes of the world in which we live. On one hand, it …

Urban Innovation Hackathons : Chances for Ideas that Shape the Cities

UrbanizeHub encourages public initiatives and challenges the people to come up with solutions for better cities. We present in this article the projects proposed during the Urban Innovation Hackathons, a contest organized in two important Romanian cities, and we hope that more people will participate in our future hackathons. Between October and November, UrbanizeHub implemented …

UrbanizeHub Believes in People Shaping Cities for the People

UrbanizeHub’s project, People Shaping Cities for The People, concluded this November in Oradea. We are glad to announce that we had 35 speakers coming from sectors such as public administration, NGOs, EU Parliament or business. The aim of People Shaping Cities for the People was to empower the citizens to play a more active role …

Global issues – local solutions: Romanian start-ups

  Romania’s start-up industry is getting bigger, more topical and more visible. UrbanizeHub invites you to a new series of online events that we bring forward precisely to make great Romanian start-ups more well-known. Each country’s creativity and innovation potential becomes apparent through its start-ups and that’s also the case of Romania.  The campaign entitled …

The EU is humanity’s greatest achievement and cities are crucial for its future success

For many of us, Brexit has been a shock to the system. Very few saw it coming, and most still don’t know how to interpret it. To me personally, Brexit felt like having one of your 27 close friends stand up on the table, smash all the plates and glasses they could get their feet …

UrbanizeHub proposes 10 urban mobility solutions for an incubator in Vienna

Romanian start-ups that promote new ideas for improving the access to transport for European citizens could obtain 20 000 euros in order to launch a prototype of the solution they are working on, access to accelerator in Vienna and access to the ITS European Conference from Lisbon and also at the Demo Day Conference in …

Amsterdam – fewer parking spaces making room for green oasis

Amsterdam transit commissioner Sharon Dijksma announced that the number of people allowed to park in the city center will gradually decrease. At the moment, these people require a permit to access a specific space, but the cost of it will also rise in the near future. The proposed strategy is to reduce this number by 1500 …