A new expert group on metropolitan climate challenge is being established in connection to METREX (The Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas) and it invites planners across Europe to cooperate on how metropolitan spatial planning can contribute to reaching climate targets.
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has applied to be one of the pioneers implementing both the EU Mission Adaptation to Climate Change and the EU Circular Cities & Regions Initiative with the focus on furthering circular systemic solutions.
In recent years, the population growth has pushed Finnish cities, as many other cities globally, to set ambitious housing targets. With the new opportunities available to improve the built environment, will buildings of the future still be remnants of the past?
The European Innovation Council (EIC) GreenHouse Gas programme and Helsinki-Uusimaa Region have launched a joint co-creation initiative.
Helsinki-Uusimaa came second in the ranking of the fDi Intelligence's Top 10 mid-sized European regions of the future 2022/23 when comparing the attraction of foreign investments. We have particularly high results in the category of economic potential, as well as in human capital and lifestyle.
The chairpersons of the Finnish Regional Management Committees announce that regional cooperation projects with Russia have been suspended for now, the cause being the country's war of aggression against Ukraine.
What support is available for entrepreneurs struggling amidst the Covid crisis in your region? Within the iEER project, partner regions are keen to understand how to build and develop their entrepreneurial ecosystems to prepare for the post-pandemic world.
The first call for the new programme period is open from the 10th of February until 12pm (GMT+2) on the 31st of March 2022. During the programme period 2021–2027, there is 118 million euros of funding available from the European Regional Development Fund.
The new Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Programme includes the vision of the area being Well Ahead in climate change mitigation, financial competence and wellbeing in 2030. Apart from the vision, the Programme comprises priorities, objectives and actions for 2022–2025.
IEER phase 3 was kicked off on December 13. The iEER project is back to business boosting young entrepreneurship, this time with a timely endeavour aiming to support entrepreneurs in their recovery from the economic shock brought by the Covid pandemic.