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Country France
Region Alsace (FRF1)
Industrial territorial ecology at the Port of Strasbourg

With half a million inhabitants, the ‘Eurométropole’ of Strasbourg is a collection of 33 municipalities and represents a centre of activity in the east of France.

Country Austria
Region Oberösterreich (AT31)
EFRE –IWB Stadt-Umlandkooperationungen - Stadtregion Gmunden

The municipality of Gmunden has joined forces with the surrounding municipalities of Altmünster, Gschwandt, Laakirchen, Pinsdorf and Vorchdorf in the form of a city-regional forum “Stadtregion Gmunden” to form a city-region cooperation in order to develop a common city-regional strategy that focuse

Country Croatia
Region Jadranska Hrvatska (HR03)
Development strategy of the City of Rijeka 2014 – 2020

In September 2013, the City of Rijeka adopted the Development Strategy of the City of Rijeka until 2020.

Country Netherlands
Region Flevoland (NL23)
UpCycle City contest

The municipality of Almere aspires to become a waste-free and energy-neutral city by 2022. The administration wants to bring the business community and knowledge institutes’ innovative power together to enable co-creation in the field of waste management and upcycling in the urban context.

Country Estonia
Region Eesti (EE00)
Narva Urban Sustainable Development Strategy 2014 - 2025

The Estonian Regional Development Strategy for 2014-2020 states that taking into account the current socio-economic development situation, the settlement structure of the region, natural and cultural heritage and industrial competence, Ida-Virumaa can be considered the least exploited region in Est

Country Ireland
Region Southern (IE05)
Cork City Development Plan 2015‐2021

Cork City Development Plan 2015‐2021was made by the Members of Cork City Council on the 23rd March 2015 and came into effect on the 20th April 2015.

Country Netherlands
Region Noord-Holland (NL32)
Amsterdam Circular:<br>Learning by doing

In 2015 Amsterdam commissioned an in-depth study on the potential of a circular economy. The project was the first large-scale research study in the world that uses the ‘city circle scan’ methodology.

Country Belgium
Region Prov. West-Vlaanderen (BE25)

The industrial sector remains in West Flanders a carrying sector of the economy. At the same time, the sector is characterised by a high SME-character, the absence of lead plants s.s. and the absence of fully-fledged university research facilities.

Country United Kingdom
Region Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (UKC2)

North of Tyne Community Led Local Development (NT CLLD) is a locally managed funding programme that targets selected areas in Newcastle upon Tyne &amp; Wallsend to encourage local groups rooted in their communities to suggest, design and deliver projects that contribute to increased employment, develop

Country Norway
Region Oslo og Akershus (NO01)
Pådriv, sustainable urban development

Pådriv was officially launched in March 2017 and aims to help create a paradigm shift within the current constructs of sustainable urban development in Norway and internationally . Pådriv is characterized by concrete projects and continuous progress.