Projects

We assist local authorities in the Baltic Sea Region in initiating, applying and managing projects on different sustainability topics. The themes and actions are tailor-made based on the needs of the project partners from local authorities to assist the ongoing processes towards sustainable development. More information can be found on projects description pages below.

EUCF
European City Facility

The European City Facility (EUCF) is an initiative to support local investments in sustainable energy. The objective of the EUCF is to is to facilitate access to private and EU financing along with access to technical, legal and financial expertise. In the long run the aim is to deliver at least 200 investment concepts in cities and municipalities all over Europe.

CDP
UBC-CDP Cooperation

The cooperation between UBC and CDP started in the beginning of 2017 with a Memorandum of Understanding signed in the autumn of 2016. Since 2017, the Baltic Sea Region cities have become the forerunners in environmental reporting and in 2020 became the largest participating area in CDP reporting.

CASCADE
Community safety action for supporting climate adaptation and development

CASCADE aimed to improve the capacity to understand, assess, and treat current and future climate change related risks on the local level, focusing on the particular in Baltic Sea Region (BSR) conditions.

HUPMOBILE
Holistic Urban and Peri-urban Mobility

Holistic urban and peri-urban mobility project aimed to provide a holistic approach to sustainable mobility solutions in cities and their perimeters in Baltic Sea port cities.

BSR WATER
Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation

Bringing together knowledge and innovation potential on the transnational basis Image

cities.multimodal
cities.multimodal – urban transport system in transition towards low carbon mobility

The project wants to make it easier for people in cities around the Baltic Sea to combine walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing as an environmentally friendly alternative to using private cars. The cooperation between cities, NGOs and expert partners aims at developing and applying a low-threshold approach for environmentally friendly urban mobility, attractive and easy to adopt for follower cities. The project focuses on dense inner-city areas, offering good opportunities for sustainable mobility

Climate Adaptation Trainings
Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

The initiative Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region was a one-year project providing opportunities for capacity building, training and applying the skills to existing situations in the adaptation to climate change in the cities of the region. The project focused on establishing connections between climate change and sustainable development of urban areas.

CIVITAS ECCENTRIC
Sustainable mobility solutions in suburban districts and innovative urban freight logistics

Within CIVITAS ECCENTRIC, the cities of Madrid, Stockholm, Munich, Turku and Ruse worked together to tackle the challenges of mobility in suburban districts and clean, silent and CO2 free city logistics, two important areas that had previously received less attention in urban mobility policies.

SUMPs-Up
European Programme for Accelerating the Take up of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up promoted and supported a broad take-up of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in European cities.

IWAMA
Interactive Water Management

IWAMA project’s approach to improving resource efficiency in wastewater management in the Baltic Sea Region concentrated on capacity development of the WWT operators and implementation of the pilot investments which result in reduced nutrient inflows to the Baltic Sea. IWAMA application was a main outcome of the BSR IWAMA Seed project work, successfully submitted for funding from the Baltic Sea Region Interreg Programme 2014-2020.

iWater
Integrated Storm Water Management

Improving urban planning by developing integrated and multifunctional storm water management in the Central Baltic cities.