Opportunity for the VARCITIES project

Join us on June 6th and 7th of June, in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, for a dynamic gathering of experts, innovators, and policymakers committed to shaping healthier, more sustainable cities. This event brings together a diverse array of stakeholders, from government officials and local authorities to innovative SMEs and forward-thinking researchers.

Title: Unlocking the Power of Nature-Based Innovations
Date: 6-7 June
Location: Castelfranco Veneto, Italy
Agenda, more info and registration: https://bit.ly/3WGXSkX

Over two days, network and engage in thought-provoking discussions on topics ranging from air quality visualization to the integration of nature-based solutions into commercial markets.

Discover upcoming funding opportunities, connect with peers during pitch sessions and networking, and forge partnerships to drive impactful change in your communities. Explore exciting opportunities related to the following Horizon Europe calls (subject to slight changes depending on registrations):

- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CIT-02-01 Supporting national, regional and local authorities across Europe to prepare for the transition towards climate neutrality within cities
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-01 Bringing available and actionable solutions for climate adaptation to the knowledge of the regions and local authorities​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-02 Bringing together the national level with the engaged regional and local levels (multi-level governance)​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-03 Develop and refine outcome indicators to measure progress on climate resilience at national, regional and local levels, including knowledge and feedback developed from the Mission
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-04 Research the complex interplay between the climate and biodiversity crises towards more systemic approaches and solutions ​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-05 Improve design for transformative approaches and build local capacity for implementation of available solutions focused on climate adaptation​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-06 Demonstration of approaches to improve bankability of solutions by design, addressing the co-benefits (mitigation and adaptation) to improve revenues streams​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-07 Demonstration of solutions specifically suited to rural areas and small/ medium size population local communities​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-08 Demonstration of approaches by regions and local authorities focused on increasing climate resilience of the most vulnerable social groups (just climate resilience)​
- HORIZON-MISS-2024-CLIMA-01-09 Systemic and cross-sectoral solutions for climate resilience, tailored to the local needs of regions and local authorities​.

What can you expect?
Event benefits:

Gain more insight: Learn about cutting-edge innovations developed by the VARCITIES project and explore the latest advancements in nature-based solutions and their impact on urban planning and design.

Network with a diverse array of stakeholders, including government officials, researchers, SMEs, and policymakers.

Make an impact:
- Contribute to the dialogue on nature-based solutions and their role in addressing pressing urban challenges.
- Explore opportunities to develop and pitch new project proposals that drive positive change in your community.
- Forge connections and partnerships that will enable you to create tangible impact in the field of sustainable urban development.
- Actively participate in discussions on topics ranging from project results to upcoming EU funding opportunities.

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the granting authority. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 869505.

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the European Union