Programme: Horizon 2020
Lifetime: 1st June 2017 – 31th May 2022
Keywords: city, nature, sustainable urban space.
Objective: Connecting Nature is an Horizon 2020 Innovation Action which will position Europe as a global leader in the innovation and implementation of Nature-based Solutions. Connecting Nature brings together 29 partners from 16 European countries including local authorities, communities, industry partners, NGOs and academics. Through Connecting Nature, 11 European cities will invest in multi-million-euro large scale implementation test-beds of Nature-based Solutions. We will measure the impact of this approach on climate change adaptation, health and well-being, social cohesion as well as sustainable economic development. Innovative actions to spearhead the start-up and growth of commercial and social enterprises in the field of Nature-based Solutions will be an integral part of our work.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730222
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