case studies list for innovation

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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case study date : 25-07-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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case study date : 25-07-2017

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case study date : 24-11-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Athens engages citizens in reform

Athens has seen the value of harnessing the active civil society that has emerged during Greece’s financial and social crisis. Its synAthina social innovation platform is facilitating novel community-led solutions for local problems and a new culture of public policy making.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: OPEN Glasgow - City Data Hub

Enabling easier and wider access to data is giving Glasgow new insights into its value in stimulating civic innovation. Service providers, start-ups and citizens are using the data to take a fresh look at the city and come up with new, practical solutions to its challenges.

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case study date : 29-04-2016

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: OPEN Glasgow - City Data Hub

Enabling easier and wider access to data is giving Glasgow new insights into its value in stimulating civic innovation. Service providers, start-ups and citizens are using the data to take a fresh look at the city and come up with new, practical solutions to its challenges.

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case study date : 29-04-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Riga - 'Kick Off' grant programme

The city council in Riga, together with one of Latvia's largest banks, has created a grant programme 'Kick Off' having the following purposes : develop small and medium-sized businesses in the city, facilitate the return of economic refugees and reach the European standards of welfare as quickly as possible.

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case study date : 30-03-2016

  •  economy

Cities supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses: Riga - 'Kick Off' grant programme

The city council in Riga, together with one of Latvia's largest banks, has created a grant programme 'Kick Off' having the following purposes : develop small and medium-sized businesses in the city, facilitate the return of economic refugees and reach the European standards of welfare as quickly as possible.

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case study date : 30-03-2016

  •  environment

Cities in action: The Bristol Method

Bristol has created an online toolkit enabling cities around the world to understand and apply the lessons it has learned in becoming a more sustainable city. With guidance on everything from creating a vision to measuring success, The Bristol Method represents a valuable legacy of the city’s year as European Green Capital.

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case study date : 30-11-2015

  •  mobility

Cities in action: Fast-Tracking intelligent transport systems, Tampere

Tampere’s ITS Factory is fast tracking intelligent transport systems (ITS) by providing a collaborative working environment supporting progress from concept to commercialisation. Cities are increasingly turning to ITS to meet their transport challenges, but barriers are still preventing major breakthroughs.

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case study date : 12-05-2015
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