URBACT networks are approved through competitive calls for proposals. For 2014-2020, different calls for proposals for the 3 types of networks will be launched.
Transnational exchange and learning networks are one of the core strands of activities of the URBACT programme. They aim at supporting European cities with the design and implementation of sustainable integrated urban policies. Depending on their local situation and needs, cities may join URBACT by taking part in 3 different types of networks:
URBACT networks are created by means of competitive calls for proposals. For 2014-2020, different calls for proposals shall be launched for the 3 types of networks. The provisional calendar is as follows:
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR IMPLEMENTATION NETWORKS
The new URBACT call for proposals for the creation of up to 15 Implementation Networks is now open. It will remain open for 3 months, from 22 March to 22 June 2016.
The deadline for submission of proposals is 22 June 2016 at 03.00 pm CET.
The main objective of Implementation Networks is to improve the capacity of European cities to implement integrated strategies for sustainable urban development. This call targets:
Joining an URBACT Implementation Network will allow you to work with other cities and enhance the policies that are a priority for your city, be it related to economic development, urban renewal, housing, mobility, social inclusion, energy efficiency, low carbon urban environment, etc.
You will also explore a number of challenges related to the implementation of your integrated urban strategy or action-plan, among which:
OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The application procedure is outlined in the call for proposals. Applicants shall create and submit their applications in English through the online platform SYNERGIE-CTE. This platform will be available shortly.
To facilitate partner search during the period of open calls a platform will be available shortly where potential applicants can post their project ideas and contact details.
URBACT EXPERTS DATABASE
Candidates Lead Partners will select and propose their Lead Experts from the online database of validated URBACT Experts.
The URBACT III Pool of validated experts is available here.
A Call for Applicants for the pool of URBACT Experts has been launched and will stay open on a permanent basis.
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