On 7 February city2science gave a talk on EU funding opportunities with a focus on knowledge-based urban and regional development. The occasion was an information event of the city of wiesbaden regarding the urban development project “Ostfeld”. Invited were stakeholders of the project as well as city and university stakeholders.

Topics within the talk were :

  • Knowledge-based urban and regional development strategies, for example the urban development-process for a “Knowledge and Innovation Campus” in Herford.
  • Introduction to possible funding programmes of the EU: HORIZON 2020, EFRE and BMBF
  • Practical advise on proposal preparation and project coordination, based on experiences within the funding programmes HORIZONT 2020, EFRE and BMBF