EVENT

Cities for the future: services and solutions

November 5, 2019

Half of humanity – 3.5 billion people – live in cities today and 5 billion people are projected to live in cities in the nearest future. There are numerous challenges awaiting the cities of tomorrow. Cities need to react to: demographic trends, social inequality, climate change, environmental pollution (including air pollution), increasing energy consumption, mobility issues, carbon emissions and many other challenges. 

Public or private entities, commercial or non-commercial as well as non-governmental organisations, including research organisation and enterprises from Poland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein are invited to propose candidates for the IdeaLab workshop. 

Read more about ideal candidate.

 

IdeaLab workshop financed from the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism, which will be held in Otwock, Mazovian Voivodeship (close to Warsaw), Poland from 2 to 6 March 2020. The goal of the workshop is to develop ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research project ideas for services and solutions for the cities in 2040. 

 

The participant’s application is submitted only by e-mail to idealab@ncbr.gov.pl. The application deadline is 30 November 2019 at 16.00 CET. 


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