Climate change and the demands of booming urban populations pose major challenges for the future of our planet.

Cities must be prepared to deal with the risks and impact of climate change by moving to more sustainable, zero-carbon and resilient ‘circular’ pathways.
This is a major opportunity for the emergence of a new, sustainable market that can harness the creativity, skills and economies of scale that exist within our urban environments to produce systemic solutions.

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Success Story
Moabit West: Citizen engagement at the core of urban development plan

Our Smart Sustainable Districts team and our partner community support city stakeholders to develop and deliver transformative...

Moabit West: Citizen engagement at the core of urban development plan
Success Story
London Queen Elizabeth Park: Harnessing the power of an integrated single data platform to pursue sustainability projects

Our Smart Sustainable Districts team and our partner community support city stakeholders to develop and deliver transformative...

London Queen Elizabeth Park: Harnessing the power of an integrated single data platform to pursue sustainability projects
Success Story
2nd SKIN: Systemic deep retrofit for social housing

Refurbishment is a necessary step to reach the ambitious energy and decarbonisation targets for 2020 and 2050...

2nd SKIN: Systemic deep retrofit for social housing
In our community
Interview with Karim Tarraf, CEO, Hawa Dawa
Interview with Karim Tarraf, CEO, Hawa Dawa
IN THE NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC’s ConnectedClusters launches at EUROCITIES

EIT Climate-KIC’s ConnectedClusters project—which aims to accelerate innovation clusters to create thriving and prosperous low carbon cities—formally...

EIT Climate-KIC’s ConnectedClusters launches at EUROCITIES
IN THE NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC emphasises need for climate focus in cohesion policy at European Week of Cities and Regions

EIT Climate-KIC was among the urban planners, municipalities, policy experts and academics gathered in Brussels earlier this...

EIT Climate-KIC emphasises need for climate focus in cohesion policy at European Week of Cities and Regions
IN THE NEWS
Teams announced for final stage of Reinventing Cities competition

The teams selected to go through to the final of Reinventing Cities have been announced — the...

Teams announced for final stage of Reinventing Cities competition
In Detail
Reframing our current approach to urban transformations

EIT Climate-KIC gathered the outputs and lessons-learned from an urban transformations community workshop in Malaga, which saw more than 100 city leaders and teams...

Reframing our current approach to urban transformations
Innovation spotlight
2nd SKIN paves the way to decarbonise Europe’s existing housing stock

In Innovation Spotlight, we explore some of the most promising innovations from around our community. This week,...

2nd SKIN paves the way to decarbonise Europe’s existing housing stock
OPINION
Harvesting the intelligence of photosynthetic microalgae to de-carbonise future cities
Marco Poletto Co-founder and Director, ecoLogicStudio
Harvesting the intelligence of photosynthetic microalgae to de-carbonise future cities
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