THE EUROPEAN UNION REGENERATIVE URBAN LIGHTHOUSE:
UPSURGE provides a new development model for cities, 
centered on Nature-Based Solutions for renaturing urban space, 
to address the challenge of  cities’ carbon footprint and air pollution
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UPSURGE’s main objective is to build the EU Regenerative Urban Lighthouse as a reference framework offering guided support on how tested and verified NBS can be strategically implemented to significantly improve the multitude of problems faced by cities.

The Lighthouse will be a knowledge and practice-based European framework created on real-life tested NBS practices implemented by different innovative EU cities, research institutions and companies. As the knowledge core of the Lighthouse, the Urban Regenerative Development.

Map of the 5 large demonstrations in Europe: Belfast, Breda, Budapest, Katowice, Maribor.

Latest news

  • The UPSURGE project at the final conference of the OPERANDUM project

    The UPSURGE project at the final conference of the OPERANDUM project

    On the 15 th and 16 th of December 2022, the UPSURGE project participated at the final conference of OPERANDUM project at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. On the first day, Darko Fercej, E-institute presented the project key objectives andchallenges. Round table continued with deep discussions about impacts, legacy and follow up-actions to keep project results […]

  • The first clustering event with UPSURGE’s sister projects

    The first clustering event with UPSURGE’s sister projects

    On Thursday the 17th of November from 11:00-13:30 CET there will be the firstclustering event with our sister’s projects @UPSURGE  @JUST NATURE @DivAirCity. Clustering event will be transmitted online. We will discuss EU NatureBasedSolutions policies, common challenges and synergies between our projects.Join the eventAgenda

  • UPSURGE Consortium Meeting in Prato

    UPSURGE Consortium Meeting in Prato

    From the 11 to 13 October 2022 the UPSURGE project consortium met in Prato, Italy to discuss the progress done so far, plan next steps ahead and discuss with the demo cities of Breda, Katowice, Maribor, Budapest and Belfast about the planning of investments in nature based solutions (NBS) and their monitoring  to be implemented […]