UrbanIQ, for smart urban strategies

Mission

UrbanIQ wants to help cities and regions to develop their knowledge society and become smarter. We deliver studies, consultancy services, training, moderation and talks in the field of urban management&innovation. We are specialised in organising "peer-learning" between cities.

Recent projects

  • City and university: UrbanIQ provides support to the EUniverCities network (cities&universities from a number of European cities), on the question how cities and universities can collaborate in a fruitful way. Check this interactive map to see the partner cities, reports, and studies
  • Training for elected politicians from 30 European cities. We organised training seminars in Brussels, on modern urban management theories and tools. The participants are from Urbact partner cities.
  • Creating Silicon Valley in Moscow? We helped the Skolkovo Foundation to reflect on the question how to promote innovation in Skolkovo, Russia's most ambitious science city project.
  • Identifying "soft" location factors that matter for regional competitiveness. For the Dutch Province of North Brabant, we identify which soft location factors matter for developing the knowledge economy, and develop methods how to measure them
  • Facilitating an international exchange network of cities that are developing campuses and other 'knowledge hotspots' (REDIS urbact project)
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