news for social innovation

EUROCITIES call for publication and video production

We are looking for a company to deliver the outputs (publication and video production) of the EUROCITIES annual work plan for social inclusion, financed under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Investment (EaSI) 2016-2017.


publication date : 11-01-2016

  •  cooperation

SEISMIC conference on new concepts of public space

The conference involved discussions on several aspects of public space and was complemented by site visits around Brussels.


publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  cooperation

From new urban governance to new public space - second SEISMIC report

We recently published our second SEISMIC project policy watch report, exploring the underpinnings of 'new urban governance' in European cities.


publication date : 26-11-2015

  •  economy
  •  environment

European Parliament recognises role of local authorities in green employment

A new resolution adopted by the European Parliament shows strong recognition of the role of local authorities in capitalising on the growth potential of the green economy.


publication date : 04-09-2015

  •  mobility

Access City Award 2015

The European prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people is now open.


publication date : 30-06-2015

  •  cooperation

SEISMIC project forum on new urban governance

New frameworks and guidelines are needed to strengthen social innovation for urban development, and to allow cities to tap into its full potential.


publication date : 21-05-2015

Urban dialogues: a new partnership

We have teamed up with The Centre, Edelman Brussels’ forum for debate, for a series of events focusing on some of the big policy issues for cities.


publication date : 14-04-2015

‘New ways to grow’ social innovation competition

Apply by 8 May to be in with the chance to take part in a mentoring academy and win €50,000.


publication date : 09-04-2015

  •  cooperation

SEiSMiC project report sums up urban policy trends

The SEiSMiC project has published its first Policy Watch report, highlighting trends in urban social innovation at global, European and project levels.


publication date : 13-03-2015

  •  knowledge society

'Closing the digital gap' study visit report

Some 15 representatives from large European cities attended the study visit, which examined city initiatives designed to tackle digital exclusion in Bordeaux, Ghent, Rijeka, Sheffield and Utrecht.


publication date : 04-03-2015