Urban sustainable development and innovation partnerships


1. Introduction
2. Beyond Public-Private Partnerships: USDIPs as Public PrivateScience-Social-Community Partnerships
2.1 Inclusive and Innovative Public-Private Partnerships
2.1.1. Inclusive PPPs 
2.1.2. Innovative PPPs 
2.2 The Role of Communities in Urban Governance
2.3 Urban Innovation and City Science 
3. The Global and EU policy framework for Urban S stainableDevelopment 
3.1 The Agenda 2030 and the New Urban Agenda (NUA) of the United Nations 
3.2. The EU Framework. The Urban Agenda for the EU (Pact of Amsterdam) and the European Green Deal 
3.3. The City Science Initiative 
4. Bridging Urban Sustainable Development, Urban Innovation and Urban Governance: A Cross-cutting analysis of UIA case
4.1 The UIA project Co-City Turin, a blueprint case for urban cogovernance
4.2 A selection and analysis of case studies of approved UIA projects (1st, 2nd and 3rd call for proposals)
4.2.1. Barcelona (Spain), “B-MINCOME – Combining
guaranteed minimum income and active social policies in deprived urban areas” 
4.2.2. Birmingham (United Kingdom), “USE-IT! – Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together”
4.2.3. Gothenburg (Sweden), “FED – Fossil Free Energy Districts” 
4.2.4. Lille (France), “TAST’in FIVES – Transforming Areas with Social Talents: Feed, Include, Value, Educate, Share” 
4.2.5. Nantes (France), “5Bridges – Creating bridges between homeless and local communities”
4.2.6. Vienna CoRE (Austria) – “CoRE – An incubator for innovative integration projects in Vienna” 
4.2.7. Athens (Greece), “Curing the Limbo – From apathy to
active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability” 
4.2.8 Maribor (Slovenia), “URBAN SOIL 4 FOOD –
Establishment of Innovative Urban Soil Based Economy
Circles to Increase Local Food Self-sufficiency and Minimize Environmental Footprint.” 
4.2.9. Brussels (Belgium), “CALICO – Care and Living in Community” 
4.2.10. Budapest (Hungary), “E-Co-Housing – Co-creating a
Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community”
4.2.11. Lyon (France), “Home Silk Road – Housing toward empowerment” 
4.2.12. Matarò (Spain), ”Yes We Rent – leveraging vacant
private property to build up a cooperative affordable housing scheme” 
4.3. Key Takeaways from the Comparative Analysis of UIA case studies
4.3.1. An Integrated Approach rooted in Co-Governance and City Science
4.3.2. The Brokerage Role of Innovation Procurement 
5. The need for a Policy Toolkit to Establish USDIPs 
5.1. Innovation in procurement and public contracts tools 
5.2. The Financial Tool: Urban Commons Project Finance 
5.3. The Institutional and Learning Tool: the Co-Labs as urban innovation brokers 
5.4. The role of digital tools 
6. Conclusions and Call for Concrete Policy Action: Bridging Policy Agendas 

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