Name
Cascais Smart Pole by NovaSBE
country
Portugal
Goal
This newly formed Living Lab aims to contribute to "innovation allied to carbon neutrality, following the municipality's goals for decarbonization, as well as the national goals set for 2050. It will be implemented in a multifunctional area that integrates housing, commerce, equipment, and public spaces, acquiring local identity through the socio-cultural interaction between residents, students, and visitors/tourists, also covering an area of 4.2ha of green spaces." [translation]
Main Topic
Increasing the EU's climate policy ambition for 2030 and 2050
All Topics
Clean energy: supplying clean, affordable and secure energy
Responsible and circular economy: mobilizing industry for a clean and circular economy
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)
Scale
  • Neighbourhood or local community
  • City and peri-urban
  • Regional (e.g. a province, including multiple cities)
Actors
  • Community-based initiative (i.e. citizens, cooperative, neighbourhood group)
  • Non-profit organisation (i.e. pursues a particular social cause, e.g. schools, foundations, social movement)
  • Local government
Maturity
2
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-economic aims: changing business models, market structures and economic systems
  • 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.