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New developments on ”wicked solutions” concept in Europe

Mistra Urban Futures recently organized a seminar in the Urban Research series, with a panel of three invited international guests. The seminar was dedicated to the increased need to think about sustainability differently.

Date: 25 Sep

Usable knowledge for the XXI century metropolis

The Local Interaction Platforms are good examples of spaces where scientific and public institutions get together in order to collaboratively frame research questions and produce knowledge, writes Alessandro Coppola, Gran Sasso Science Institute.

Date: 25 Sep

The Swedish city of Uppsala has been designated Global Climate City 2018

In competition with 123 cities and 23 countries, in a remarkable achivement, the city of Uppsala was awarded first place in the WWF's international One Planet City Challenge.

Date: 21 Sep


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Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

The SDGs and CitiesIPCC offer an unprecedented opportunity for urban transformation, but
This reflective paper surveys the lessons learnt and challenges faced by the
In this paper, we examine how economic, social and political forces impact
Strategies and action plans for sustainable food provisioning and urban food security
Contemporary approaches to biodiversity conservation within South Africa depart from community-based initiatives

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.