Sustainable Urban Regions

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Welcome on the website of the funding priority »Sustainable Development of Urban Regions«! SURE is part of the Research for…

About Us

Welcome on the website of the funding priority »Sustainable Development of Urban Regions«! SURE is part of the Research for Sustainability Strategy (FONA) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
With FONA, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research has set itself the task of achieving the climate goals as well as protecting habitats and developing the society and economy further. The FONA Strategy relies on the innovation potential of research and development to enable people-oriented and sustainable action.
The Sustainable Development of Urban Regions (»SURE«) funding priority is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research from 2017 to 2027. SURE research activities focus on integrated urban and regional planning as well as the development of nature-, technology- and community-based solutions for climate-friendly lifestyles in Southeast Asia and China. Besides the development of practical applications, know-how for decision makers in politics, administration and business for local implementation is created. SURE is scientifically and organisationally supported by a networking, transfer and synthesis project. The SURE team supports the research and development projects individually and raises cross-project synergy potentials to the level of te SURE funding priority.

SURE – Funding Priority

Sustainable Urban Regions

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©Assoc. Prof. Dr. NGUYEN, HOANG KHANH LINH, International School – Hue University.

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Implementing research for sustainability and resilience – that is the core task of the SURE funding priority. Within the framework of the funding priority, ten collaborative projects ...

FONA Strategy – Research for Sustainability

Sustainable Urban Regions

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In 2015, the global community adopted the 2030 Agenda under the umbrella of the United Nations, thereby pledging its commitment…

Facilitation and Synthesis Research

Sustainable Urban Regions

The funding priority »Sustainable Development of Urban Regions« in Southeast Asia and China is supported by a facilitation and synthesis…