The vision of VARCITIES is to implement nature-based actions in cities. We help to establish sustainable models for increasing the health and well-being of citizens exposed to different climatic conditions and challenges.

Future-City Visions
Human Centred
Green Public Spaces
Smart & Resilient

Green Cities are Healthier Cities

VARCITIES is an ambitious project that acknowledges the complexity and the challenges of future cities. We set the target to advance innovation across different urban scales by fully exploiting nature-based solutions from a digital, social and cultural perspective.

Pilot Cities

The configuration of the project sees the development of eight applied exemplar pilots (eight European municipalities from different geographic and climate zones).
Pilot Cities

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2 weeks ago
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3 weeks ago
Our colleague Edward Duca presented #VARCITIES at the local seminar "Safe and Healthy with Sustainability Mobility in Malta", organised by EIT Urban Mobility Hub Malta.
More: https://t.co/AO3hwXgQN4

Credit photo: Noel Muscat

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VARCITIES is a project funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme. Telecommunication Systems Institute (part of Technical University of Crete) leads the consortium together with other 24 partners. These include also the eight municipalities which are the Pilot Cities of the project.

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