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Be part of the EUCF adventure !

The European City Facility (EUCF) aims to support municipalities and their groupings in developing investment concepts related to the implementation of their climate and energy action plans.    All municipalities and their groupings (with LAU(2)...

Urbantech: Better technology for cities of the future

According to the UN, up to 70 percent of the world's population is expected to live in cities by 2050. This creates major challenges and calls for new innovative and digital solutions that can push construction and urban development in a more...

The European City Facility’s application process

Do you want to apply for the European City Facility (EUCF) but you don’t know how?   EUCF has prepared a short video to show the whole process: The first call of the European City Facility is open until the 2nd October 2020 (17:00 CEST). Submit an...

The climate emergency demands bold policy innovations – can cities deliver? 

While the challenges of climate change and a global health crisis converge in cities, the economic conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic now present an unprecedented moment in modern urban sustainable development. Are cities ready, willing,...

GFHS 2020:Post-Pandemic Recovery and Transformation: Resilient Cities, Healthy Planet

The 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements & Sustainable Cities And Human Settlements Awards Ceremony (GFHS 2020)   Theme: Post-Pandemic Recovery and Transformation: Resilient Cities, Healthy Planet   Date: October 15 - 16,...

The City Finance Lab calls on urban leaders to help build back better

Organised by sustainability expert South Pole, the competition for the most innovative financing solutions for city climate action is open and will run until 21 October 2020. Pitches for the City Finance Lab’s 2020 call for proposals can be ...

Property, cities and innovation: Launch of Paris Real Estate Week in September

A week of MIPIM and PROPEL events dedicated to property, cities and innovation! Paris, June 2, 2020 – Paris Real Estate Week (14 to 17 September) today unveils its initial programme comprising debates, conferences, Awards and an exhibition area that...

How to plan and optimise production of district heat

In general, optimisation is about finding the best available values given certain limitations and functions. All processes and systems, such as a district heating system, can be optimised to achieve the best possible values, based on predetermined...

Third edition of the Challenge Start-ups Construction Tech®: apply now!

The Challenge Start-ups Construction Tech®: how does it work ? This year, BATIMAT launches the third edition of the Construction Tech® Challenge on June 24, 2020 to an international level.   After the epedemic crisis, BATIMAT would like to highlight...

Propel by MIPIM: Sustainability and quality of life at the heart of property innovation

Trending strongly at Propel by MIPIM this year, sustainability and quality of life are two aspirations among city-dwellers that the health crisis has underscored recently by calling our lifestyles into question. From biodiversity, energy saving, and...