Urban Funding Afternoon: EU Missions and Driving Urban Transitions on 6 June in Paidia

Illustration of green funds, seedling growing from pennies.

STUE and TURNS, together with the Tampere University Pre-award Team, City of Tampere and Business Tampere, organize an Urban Funding Afternoon in Paidia, on Thursday 6 June. Sign up by 28.5. and join us!

During the event you will get familiar with the EU Missions and the Driving Urban Transitions partnerships (DUT) and the funding opportunities provided by these initiatives. The event brings together researchers, people from the city and companies of the Climate Partner Network, to jointly ideate new research and innovation openings for a sustainable urban future.

  • Time: Thursday 6 June 2024, at 12.15-16.00
  • Venue: Paidia (Nokia Arena, Kanslerinrinne 3, 3rd floor)
  • Sign up by 28 May by filling in this form.

The first part of the event (Funding Information) is hybrid, so you can join it also on Teams. The link will be sent to you after registration. The second part (Workshop & Networking) is in person only.

Part I: Funding information

12.15 Welcome & Introduction

Introducing the event and stakeholders

  • Tampere University: STUE (Sustainable Transformation of Urban Environments profiling area), TURNS (Tampere Urban Research Network for Sustainability), Pre-award Team
  • City of Tampere, Business Tampere, Climate Partner Network

12.35 DUT Partnerships

  • What is the DUT partnership about; DUT calls in the autumn (Virpi Mikkonen, Business Finland)
  • Experience from the DUT-funded MULTIGINATION project (Petri Pohjola, TAMK)

12.55 EU Missions

  • What are EU missions about? What types of funding opportunities do they provide? (Maria Salonen, Pre-award Team, Tampere University)
  • EU Missions from the perspective of the City of Tampere (Maiju Juntunen, City of Tampere)

13.40 Coffee break

  • A possibility to go through the funding call texts

Part II: Workshop & networking

14.00 Elaborating the themes in small groups

  • Discussing the themes and finding possible partners
  • Formulating the research topic and questions
  • Planning for the application process

15.50 Wrap up and the next steps

16.00 End of event

You are warmly welcome!

More information:

Research Coordinator Alisa Vänttinen/STUE: alisa.vanttinen@tuni.fi
Project Manager Riina Lundman/TURNS: riina.lundman@tuni.fi