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City Solutions Group

 

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About

The City Solutions Group headed by Dr. Luise Noring focuses on researching and working with existing urbanization challenges towards novel ways to transform and impact urban developments. Primarily, we are involved with developing and leading a number of EU projects covering the themes of mobility, transport, innovation, city governance, sustainable development, circle economy, etc. The team is composed of interdisciplinary professionals covering a range of related disciplines.

For more information, please contact the Group Coordinators Luise Noring, lno.msc@cbs.dk or Ditte Tellgren, dt.msc@cbs.dk.

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Purpose

The City Solutions Group headed by Dr Luise Noring focuses on researching and working with existing urbanization challenges towards novel ways to transform and impact urban developments.
Primarily, we are involved with developing and leading a number of EU projects covering the themes of mobility, transport, innovation, city governance, sustainable development, circle economy, etc.
The team is composed of interdisciplinary professionals covering a range of related disciplines.

Areas of Expertise

  • Governance & Finance
  • Sustainable transport & mobility
  • Circular Economy
  • Supply Chain management
  • Design tools and Urban Development
  • User-driven local manufacturing and technologies

Research projects

iPRODUCE

iPRODUCE Project

iPRODUCE takes well proven concepts and approaches (from DIY manufacturing, FabLabs, Makerspace) and upscalesthem through innovative technology solutions. The aim is to introduce and integrate these concepts and approaches in multi-stakeholder ecosystems through the help of collaborative Manufacturing Demonstration Facilities. The idea is to introduce user-driven local manufacturing that is sustainable, in part by by-passing global supply chains.

EU H2020 RIA Project Cities4People

EU H2020 RIA Project

Cities-4-People is a three-year research and innovation project that devises People-Oriented Transport and Mobility solutions across five European cities building onablendof new digital and social technologies under an inclusive approach. The aim is to propose solutions of low ecological footprint,asharing mentality and the potential to solve real urban and peri-urban mobility issues. The cities are Budapest, Hamburg, Istanbul, Trikala and Oxfordshire.

Realdania

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Ph.D. project is funded by Realdania with the purpose of uncovering innovative governance and finance solutions for Danish cities. The project explores systematic, methodical approach starting with the identification of governance models and finance mechanisms across middle-sized Northern European and US cities.

Group's highlights

Cities-4-People for Urban Mobility Innovation (with CBS as a project coordinator) 2017-2020

Cities-4-People is a three-year, EU-funded research and innovation project that devices People-Oriented Transport and Mobility solutions across five European cities, building upon a blend of emerging and inclusive digital and social technologies. The project proposes initiatives for reducing ecological footprints, promoting a sharing mentality, and creating solutions for specific urban and peri-urban mobility issues.

The Urban Challenge Programme (with CBS as a project coordinator) 2016-2019

The Urban Challenge Programme, which is supported by the Erasmus+ Programme for Knowledge Alliences is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural higher education programme. The Urban Challenge Programme facilitates the exchange of knowledge, experience, and ideas for urban sustainability across cities and countries. We have had 387 students attending 15 courses where 6 companies joined the 6 universities in tackling an array of urban challenges, such as carbon emmisions, city re-development, historical perservation, urban gardening.

Teaching

  • GovernanceThe Urban Challenge Programme (ended May 2019)
  • Cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary educational collaborations. Masaryk University (MU, Czech Republic), Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wu, Austriam), Universitat de Barcelona (UB, Spain) – Joint Master on Sustainable Driven Business (under accreditation review)
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