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  • 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…

  • Study trip to Katowice

    Study trip to Katowice

    The Municipal Urban Greenery in Katowice and IETU hosted an UPSURGE project group from Queen’s University in Belfast and CENTOURIS, an institute at the University of Passau, on September 27-28. The main goal was to visit the five demo sites in Katowice and to discuss the implementation of the planned NBS there as well as…

  • First round of stakeholders NBS co-design workshops in  Katowice, Poland

    First round of stakeholders NBS co-design workshops in  Katowice, Poland

    The first round of workshops with city residents and other stakeholders implemented by IETU and the Municipal Urban Greenery Enterprise in Katowice took place on 2-6 September 2022. It was a one of a kind experience with great creativity,  involvement  and commitment  of working together with the residents, local community leaders, NGOs to co-create the…