Urban Development

Museums are often at the heart of successful urban regeneration initiatives. They help regions to assert their identities, bring back investment and consumers and enhance the quality of life in urban areas. They can help revive and diversify the local economy and the competitiveness of their environment.

To access publications and other documents that regard Urban Development, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Urban Development

Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities for Cultural Integration and Health and Well-Being News, European funding for museums, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Sharing, Collaboration

08.01.2018 | In November 2018 several calls for funding opportunities through the Horizon 2020 research and innovation framework programme will open. Two of them are particularly interesting for museums.
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Cultural management and environmental sustainability, ENCATC Breakfast on 14 December 2017 in Brussels News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development

05.12.2017 | How can culture help facilitate environmental sustainability? At this ENCATC Breakfast methodologies for environmental change through culture, interventions and practical resources, case-studies and success stories will be...
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European Commission releases Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor 2017 News, Urban Development, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Creativity, Museums as Social Agents, Sharing

05.09.2017 | 168 cities in 30 European countries were measured for their "cultural vibrancy", "creative economy" and "enabling environment". The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor illuminates the importance of culture and creativity and...
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