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Urban ecosystems

Discover the importance of green infrastructure and nature-based solutions for the development of sustainable cities
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One-Stop-Shops

One-Stop-Shops (OSS) bring together the full gamut of policy interventions, working with stakeholders to provide skills and knowledge for home renovation.
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Industry 4.0

This policy brief features six policy recommendations to support the development of industry 4.0.
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Demand responsive transport

Demand responsive transport is a flexible mode of transportation that adapts to the demands of its user groups. It can have significant environmental benefits. This policy brief highlights the benefits of demand responsive transport for European regions.
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Circular economy business models in the EU

Discover the challenges and solutions that policymakers face in implementing circular economy business models. This policy brief includes recommendations on how to speed up the development of these models.
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Cultural routes in Europe

Discover the transnational routes that help tourists discover how Europeans have lived since ancient times. This policy brief presents the Council of Europe’s Cultural Routes Programme, the EU’s policies on Cultural Routes, and good practices.
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Policy challenges in research and innovation infrastructure

The European research and innovation infrastructure ecosystem comprised numerous facilities and stakeholders operating at the leading edge of scientific discoveries. The experience of Interreg Europe projects tackling research and innovation infrastructure can serve as inspiration to regions across Europe.
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Funding energy efficiency through financial instruments

Europe faces the challenge to renovate its building stock and achieve its carbon emission targets. Both public funds and investment from private funds are needed. Read more about how public authorities can help to leverage private investment through financial instruments.
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Promoting active modes of transport

Regional authorities prioritise the encouragement of active transport thanks to its health and other benefits such as reduction of car use, congestion, and air and noise pollution.
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Eco-innovation

Production-consumption trends are putting excessive and unsustainable strain on the environment. Resource input costs are becoming volatile. Read in this policy brief why eco-innovation is a potential solution.
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Renewable energy communities

At its most basic, renewable energy communities involve the generation of energy from renewable resources and technologies, which are partly or wholly owned by local communities.
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