EIT is pleased to announce 18 Citizen Engagement projects from across 14 countries selected to receive support under the EIT Community New European Bauhaus Initiative.
In addition to joining Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem, each citizen-led project, working to address local challenges will local solutions, will receive between EUR 15 000 and EUR 45 000 to support the testing and scaling of their innovations.
The awarded projects are in line with the mission and vision of the New European Bauhaus in building beautiful and sustainable living spaces and experiences together. With the support of the EIT Community, the projects develop innovative and collaborative models of initiatives that increase citizen engagement and involve communities in the design of sustainable public spaces that address local challenges.
The selected teams are working across a range of challenging issues, from supporting refugees to integrate into communities through art, restoring heritage buildings by removing pollution through nature-based solutions, to connecting young and elderly community members in the redesign of shipyard and harbour districts.
Source: European Institute of Innovation & Technology (https://bit.ly/3cFUUIj)