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Sustainable Development of Urban Regions – SURE

The BMBF funding priority »SURE« is application-oriented research. Project teams from science, civil society, business, politics and administration work together to develop practical solutions for more sustainable and resilient cities and regions in Southeast Asia and China.


What is SURE about?

Synergy Workshop: “Cooperation leading to successful implementations”

The SURE Facilitation and Synthesis Research team invites all the SURE members to the next Synergy Workshop on “Cooperation leading to successful implementations” taking place on 15 February 2023 between 9:00 – 12:00 h (CET).

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Sustainable Urban Regions

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Build4People

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Sustainable urban transformation
  • Energy and resource-efficient building
  • Integrated urban neighbourhood development
  • Promotion of urban quality of life
  • Urban greening and urban climate
  • Environmentally friendly behaviour and sustainable lifestyles

CHARMS

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Energy efficient society
  • Sustainable utilisation concepts for historic wooden houses
  • Increase of indoor comfort
  • Improvement of air quality
  • Urban quality of life

emplement!

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Sustainable supply and waste infrastructure
  • Social and environmentally sustainable technologies
  • Conceptual and technical synergies
  • Resource-efficiency
  • Urban-regional cooperation
  • Sustainable urban-rural development
  • Implementation processes

FloodAdaptVN

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Earth observation, mapping and analysis of nature and infrastructure
  • Modelling and scenario development of flood events
  • Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction
  • Strengthening climate resilience
  • »FRAME« information system for risk-informed planning
  • Adaptive and sustainable urban development

GreenCityLabHuế

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Strengthening climate resilience
  • Modelling of nature-based solutions and blue-green infrastructure
  • Participation, co-learning and co-creation
  • Sustainable urban transformation
  • Heat adaptation and air quality improvement
  • Improving the urban quality of life

IMECOGIP

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Strategic planning of »green infrastructure«
  • Nature-based solutions
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Climate protection and adaptation
  • Knowledge transfer into planning practice
 

LIRLAP

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Integrated urban development and sustainable neighbourhoods
  • Urban quality of life
  • Environmentally friendly behaviour and sustainable living
  • Strategic risk reduction of informal settlements
  • Improving socio-economic vulnerability
  • Participatory urban development
  • Transferability of resilient urban planning

MYrisk

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Integrative, sustainable risk management
  • Concepts of multiple risk prevention
  • Culturally adapted risk prevention
  • Protection of personal documents
  • Securing of critical infrastructure
  • »Build back better« strategies
 

PolyUrbanWaters

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Water-sensitive transformation of urban spaces
  • Sustainable water management
  • Efficient municipal services of general interest
  • Resilience to droughts and floods
  • Reliable drinking water and sanitation supply
  • Urban quality of life

URA

Sustainable Urban Regions
  • Strategic planning and governance tools
  • Integrated territorial development
  • Strengthening urban-rural relations
  • Strengthening circular development
  • Urban-rural material flows, socio-spatial practices and migration
  • Urban-rural landscape typologies and ecosystem services
 
Sustainable Urban Regions

News

Fieldwork activities in Chiang Mai

Sustainable Urban Regions

In the week of 28th November to 2nd December, Fraunhofer and the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Chiang Mai…

2022 Reflection / 2023 Outlook Meeting of Build4People Team

Sustainable Urban Regions

On 16 December 2022, the bi-annual internal reflection meeting of the Build4People team took place which was also used to…

Our Events

SURE Facilitation and Synthesis Research Project: »Cooperation leading to successful implementations«

The SURE Facilitation and Synthesis Research team invites all the SURE members to the next Synergy Workshop on “Cooperation leading to successful implementations” taking place on 15 February 2023 between 9:00 – 12:00 h (CET).

International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD) 2023

Affecting the River of Knowledge in Sustainability: Knowledge Management Strategies and Tools in Cross-Cultural Settings

The SURE Facilitation and Synthesis Research Project is hosting a special track on “Affecting the River of Knowledge in Sustainability: Knowledge Management Strategies and Tools in Cross-Cultural Settings” at the 18th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD) 2023.

The call for contributions is open until 9 January 2023!

SURE on Twitter

Today we introduce SURE’s 3rd #FocusTopic #SustainableBehaviour & Practices. These practices aim to preserve the #NaturalEnvironment, to protect the integrity of #society & to promote #QualityOfLife.
Learn more: https://www.sustainable-urban-regions.org/topic/sustainable-behaviour-and-practices/ #BMBF_SUREregions

A happy #LunarNewYear to everyone, especially our project partners in #Asia. We hope that the #YearOfTheRabbit 2023 will also be a successful year in terms of #sustainable and resilient urban development!
#BMBF_SUREregions

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