SiEUGreen

Programme

Horizon 2020

Funding Scheme

IA – Innovation action

Project Number

774233

Starting Date

1 January 2018

Duration

60 Months

Website

http://www.sieugreen.eu/

SiEUGreen

Sino-European innovative green and smart cities

Project Description

SiEUGreen aspires to enhance the EU-China cooperation in promoting urban agriculture for food security, resource efficiency and smart, resilient cities. Building on the model of zero-waste and circular economy, it will demonstrate how technological and societal innovation in urban agriculture can have a positive impact on society and economy, by applying novel resource-efficient agricultural techniques in urban and peri-urban areas, developing innovative approaches for social engagement and empowerment and investigating the economic, environmental and social benefits of urban agriculture.

In order to achieve its objectives, SiEuGreen brings together a multi-disciplinary Consortium of European and Chinese researchers, technology providers, SMEs, financiers, local and regional authorities and citizen communities. Throughout SiEUGreen’s implementation, EU and China will share technologies and experiences, thus contributing to the future developments of urban agriculture and urban resilience in both continents.

ViLabs Contribution

We are responsible for the showcase deployment of SiEUGreen in China, Norway, Denmark, Turkey, and will contribute through its extensive experience in laying the ground for the project development, raising awareness and communication of its activities and sustaining its results.

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