Name
Águeda Sm@rt City Lab - Living Lab for Decarbonization [Laboratório Vivo para a Descarbonização]
country
Portugal
Goal
A municipality-led Living Lab that aims to contribute to "open innovation, improvement in the efficiency of public services, co-creation and active participation of all citizens, companies and institutions, aiming to respond to the urban challenges related to decarbonization"
Main Topic
Responsible and circular economy: mobilizing industry for a clean and circular economy
All Topics
Clean energy: supplying clean, affordable and secure energy
Responsible and circular economy: mobilizing industry for a clean and circular economy
Renovating homes: building and renovating in an energy- and resource-efficient way
Mobility futures: accelerating the shift to sustainable and smart mobility
Increasing the EU's climate policy ambition for 2030 and 2050
Financing the transition (i.e. it facilitates and/or stimulates public and private investments needed for the transition to a climate-neutral, green, competitive and inclusive economy)
Fostering a just transition: leaving no one behind (fostering i.e. inclusivity, equity, empowerment of marginalized communities or other goals regarding justice)
Scale
  • City and peri-urban
Actors
  • Community-based initiative (i.e. citizens, cooperative, neighbourhood group)
  • Local government
Maturity
4
Actions
Conducting research, pilot studies and/or living labs
Aims
  • Socio-cultural aims: changing acceptance, behaviour, social norms, networks, traditions or contributing to knowledge build-up
  • Socio-political aims: changing governance arrangements, different power structures, citizen participation and others
  • Socio-technical aims: changing technology, such as infrastructures, material or tangible innovation
  • Socio-ecological aims: changing ecological practices, such as rewilding, regenerative or nature-based solutions
Category
Thinking
Initiatives Database website
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CONTACT

For further details please contact co-leads Dr Chris Foulds (chris.foulds@aru.ac.uk) and Dr Rosie Robison (rosie.robison@aru.ac.uk).

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 101036640. The sole responsibility for the content of this website lies with the SHARED GREEN DEAL HAS project and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union.