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Innovative Actions has launched Second call for proposals


Registration is open for the European Urban Initiative’s (EUI) Second Innovative Actions call with a budget of Eur120 million ERDF. The call is open until 5 October 2023, 14:00 CEST, and is open to all EU cities. The projects must focus on one of the following three topics:


    ‘Greening Cities', to experiment and deliver tangible innovative solutions on green infrastructure to better address biodiversity, pollution, resource and climate challenges, highly contributing to the green and just transition under the Cohesion policy investments.


    ‘Sustainable Tourism’, to support long-term green and digital transformation and resilience of the tourism ecosystem. For this topic, the EUI aims primarily to improve conditions for both residents and visitors of the city.


    ‘Harnessing talent in shrinking cities’, particularly in regions identified by the European Commission in the Communication ‘Harnessing talent in Europe’s regions’, to retain and attract talent.


Cities interested in applying for the Call are invited to attend the applicant seminars: 

  • Brussels, June 15th 

  • Warsaw, June 28th

  • Ljubljana, July 6th.

For more information about the Call and to register for the applicant seminars, please visit the website: