#6 Zagreb and institutional collaboration – UHub European Tour

Croatia is a country known for its tourist attractions and rich history, but in this article, we will talk about how the capital managed to initiate effective collaboration with the cities, towns and municipalities around it and access financing for the sustainable development of the entire area. Zagreb is a very good example of how …

#4 Kaliskz-Ostrowska Agglomeration and sustainable development – ​​UHub European Tour

The Kalisz-Ostrowska Agglomeration is our fourth stop on the UHub Tour. Consisting of several units, the agglomeration is a model for how a community can develop sustainably in both urban and rural areas. The population of the urban agglomeration counts 360,000 inhabitants, which represents 10% of the population of the Greater Poland region. The urban …

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 …

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 …

Be smart, be one of the first 100 green cities of Europe! The extraordinary opportunity for communities and environment has been launched

The European Commission has launched the call for the cities that aspire to become  the first 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030! Find out the most recent pieces of information and what are the benefits for the pioneering communities that will enlist for the mission. UrbanizeHub had the opportunity of making public the first details of …

Amazon Smart City

  What do smart cities and the biggest online retailer in the world have in common? Innovative cloud solutions, state-of-the-art technology, the Internet of Things and data analytics are just a couple of aspects that make AWS stand out. Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of the grander giant that is Amazon, has turned its attention …

Urban living labs as key instruments in sustainable city development

Given the impact of urban lifestyles in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and the fact the global urban population is expected to double within the next decades, we need to design and develop sustainable cities both to stay within planetary boundaries and to enable a good life for billions of future urban residents. Today’s sustainability …