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8 pilot cities across Europe

Belfast (UK-Northern Ireland), Utrecht (the Netherlands), Lisbon (Portugal), Grand Angouleme (France), Genova (Italy), Slovenska Bistrica (Slovenia), Brasov (Romania) and Nicosia (Cyprus) will transform their Historic Urban Areas into HUBs of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

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HUB-IN Alliance Brochure

For those who are interested in carrying out a regeneration process in their city’s historic urban area following the HUB-IN approach, we intend to select at […]

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October 5, 2022
Farm Cultural Park in Italy

20 New Atlas Cases showcasing the scope of heritage-led regeneration across Europe

From old aqueducts in Greece to neglected fortresses in Eastern Europe: discover in our Atlas different cases of abandoned heritage transformed into community and cultural hubs in Europe
September 30, 2022
What's On Podcast presents Hub-In Nicosia

What’s On? Nicosia Municipality Podcast talks about HUB-IN

In the latest episode of Nicosia Municipality's podcast series "What's On", two members of the Cyprus Energy Agency Team, Marina Kyriakou, architect and urban planner, and Andreas Pastides, Communications Manager, present the HUB-IN project.
August 4, 2022
Belfast Maritime Story Plan

Identifying stories to inspire regeneration: the Maritime Belfast Story Plan

The Maritime Belfast Trust has developed a Story Plan to inspire heritage-led regeneration initiatives along the city's historic waterfront.
July 4, 2022
Abandoned Factory

How to save your city’s abandoned factory

Key lessons from HUB-IN, T-Factor and CENTRINNO on how to transform neglected urban areas into inclusive, beautiful and sustainable places.
June 16, 2022
HUB-IN Alliance

Introducing the HUB-IN Alliance

HUB-IN is launching an alliance to broaden its network in order to share its tools and knowledge beyond the pilot cities.
May 31, 2022

When HUB-IN meets New European Bauhaus

Join us at the first edition of the New European Bauhaus Festival!
April 11, 2022

Join in and celebrate Maritime Milestones

Get ready for a year of celebrations on the Maritime Mile as Maritime Belfast Trust, the charity responsible for preserving Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, launches […]
April 4, 2022

Call ZIP-Zena Innovative People

The Municipality of Genoa invites social enterprises, innovative start-ups, start-ups with a social vocation and innovative SMEs, in the form of subject networks that can be […]
March 30, 2022

Support offered to New European Bauhaus Local Initiatives

The European Commission has just opened a dedicated call to support small cities & towns to incubate local New European Bauhaus projects in their communities. What is the […]
March 22, 2022

Regenerating Cities for the Post-Pandemic – Highlights from our joint event

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and the context of climate breakdown in which we live, urban regeneration requires new and bold approaches to the […]
March 17, 2022

The Municipality of Genova met local stakeholders to discuss the regeneration of the historic city centre

On March 1st, the HUB-IN team in Genova  (including the municipality, the local job centre and the and the regional agency for energy and urban regeneration) […]
March 3, 2022

HUB-IN Atlas – Out now!

Discover how historic urban areas can be regenerated through entrepreneurship and innovation Check out our brand new tool with plenty of examples of cities who succesfully used […]
February 28, 2022

Providing space for emerging initiatives serving the common good: the Scugnizzo Liberato

The municipality of Naples (Italy) has put in place regulations that allow the recognition of squatted public places if they serve community needs. These regulations have […]

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