City-run ‘hackathons’: worth the hype?
More cities are turning to the hackathon-style, but do they really work?
Finding the silver lining in empty heritage: tales of temporary use
In Ostrava (CZ) and Caen (FR), URBACT’s temporary use legacy lives on, creating new opportunities.
BeePathNet: enriching the urban jungle with bees
Klemen Strmšnik shares his enthusiasm for Ljubljana’s (SI) green endeavours and the on going success of the BeePathNet project linking 6 European...
Welcoming international professionals and students
Willem van Winden takes a look at how the university city of Groningen (NL), in the North, is working towards welcoming, nurturing and integrating...
Are you working on fringe?
Maarten van Tuijl takes a look at the “ sub>urban, re-inventing the fringe " network, across 9 cities, re-thinking city fringes over the past 2,5...
URBACT's highlights at the 2018 European Week of Regions and Cities
Earlier this month, URBACT was in Brussels for the European Week of Regions and Cities (8-11 October). The programme was featured at the Urban Corner...
While you were designing your city logo, they built an entire city from scratch
Adrian Docea gives cities a long overdue wake up call, suggesting they take a leaf out of the private sector to build their brands before it’s too...
How to keep retail vital in cities? Find out at the International City Retail Experience!
On 5 April 2018, the URBACT network RetaiLink will hold its final event: the International City Retail Experience 2018 (ICRE2018). The conference...
Digital cities: Amsterdam’s ecosystem of cooperation
Simone D’Antonio, Daniela Patti, Levente Polyak T he controversial position of large ICT companies in terms of taxation, data management, political...
Want to become an expert in EU funds from your desk? Register for the Committee of the Regions MOOC!
The new free massive open online course (MOOC) of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will go online on 15 January 2018. The CoR is launching...