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Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda

JPI Urban Europe responds to the urgent need for ambitious, sustained and truly inter- and transdisciplinary research to radically improve our understanding of how socially, economically and environmentally sustainable our urban areas are; and to support Europe’s cities in their transition towards a future that maximises their sustainability, resilience and their liveability in this era of global competition for commerce, industry, tourism, labour and investment; to drive urban innovation and technologies.

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Strategic Research and Innovation agenda (SRIA)

Launched in 2015, the SRIA describes the long-term strategy and programme for JPI Urban Europe’s from 2015 – 2020.The SRIA responds to the urgent need for ambitious, sustained and truly inter- and transdisciplinary research to radically improve our understanding of how socially, economically and environmentally sustainable our urban areas are; and to support Europe’s cities in their transition towards a future that maximises their sustainability, resilience and their liveability in the era of global competition for commerce, industry, tourism, labour and investment.

Urban research priorities for transnational cooperation

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The research and innovation agenda defines urban research priorities for transnational cooperation. It aims to lay the groundwork for a paradigm shift in research, technological development and innovation. The new paradigm embraces the complexity of the grand challenge of urbanisation and bridges the innovation space from strategic research to implementation.

SRIA IMPLEMENTATION

Various measures need to be taken in order to meet the high ambition of the SRIA. The figure below summarises the Action Lines that were defined to support the full and effective implementation of the strategy.

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THEMES

FIVE THEMATIC PRIORITIES

To support the transition towards sustainable and livable urban features the following five thematic priorities were defined

  • Accessibility and Connectivity
  • Urban Environmental Sustainability and Resilience
  • Urban Governance and Participation
  • Vibrancy in Changing Economies
  • Welfare and Finance

Overview themes

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