Webinar: UBC TALKS about funding for innovative and climate-smart cities

The UBC TALKS webinar on 27 February 2024 was a special edition organised together with the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme and focused on the open call for funding actions leading to innovative and climate-smart cities.

The webinar started with a discussion between UBC and the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, with Ms Monika Cholewczyńska-Dmitruk, Marshal’s office of Pomorskie Region, Monitoring Committee, and Mr Ronald Lieske, Director, MA/JS, moderated by Mariia Andreeva, UBC SCC. The discussion was followed by the presentations about the funding programme by the MA/JS team: Ekaterina Latysheva gave the introduction to the Interreg BSR Programme, and the details of the open funding call objectives were highlighted per topic: Towards More Innovative Cities in BSR by Laura Ligazzolo, and Towards More Climate-Neutral Cities in BSR by Orsolya Schulz. The webinar also included two project pitches, with Stine Keiding, Odense Municipality showcasing the Arts on Prescription project, and Ira Sibelius, UBC SCC/City of Turku sharing the information about the SUMPs for BSR project. The webinar was concluded with the details on open call for funding's key dates and upcoming info webinars, presented by Ekaterina Latysheva.

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