CoCreate Future Cities

CoCreate Future Cities is a series of exclusive online events to help you take the next step towards a more sustainable, equitable and resilient city. We aim to connect international partners in multidisciplinary alliances. Starting with a clear understanding of challenges and opportunities. Building on recent successes and experiences.


Tuesday 3 November

17:00 - 17:45 CET

Smart Grids & Innovation in Africa

Approximately 573 million people still lack adequate access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls for action to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all by 2030. The Startup Tuesday - "Impact Insights", edition is not necessarily focussed on a startup, but rather on innovation in general. The presentation will explore some of the challenges and opportunities that incumbents and start-ups in East Africa face when deploying technological innovations in off-grid areas.

Tuesday 10 November

11:30 - 12:30 CET

The value of decarbonisation pathways for cities and regions

Cities have a key role to play in meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goals. In this webinar, our panellists will discuss the challenges and merits of developing local decarbonisation pathways from the perspective of different stakeholders, and illustrate this with relevant case studies.


Date to be announced

11:30 - 12:30

Climate change in cities: seeing the wood for the trees

Opportunities and challenges of wooden buildings in the urban environment. Another 2.5 billion people are expected to live in cities by 2050. Thus, competition for space in cities will increase and create an enormous demand for construction of new buildings.

Tuesday 20 October

16:00 CET

Clean Water in Cities

Clean open water is essential for public health, biodiversity and a variety of industries. Unfortunately in many cities lakes, canals and rivers are too polluted. During a first meetup with a select group of experts, startups and city officials from both The Netherlands and Ukraine we'll dive into the opportunities of this specific challenge for startups.

Tuesday 20 October

16:00 CET

Will bicyclists shape our cities?

There are many reasons why cities across the world are rethinking their mobility mix in favour of bicyclists. During a first meetup with a select group of experts, startups and city officials from both The Netherlands and Ukraine we'll dive into the opportunities of this trend for startups. The goal of this first session in a series of events on this topic is to explore interesting business cases for early stage and more mature startups in The Netherlands and Ukraine.

Tuesday 13 October

11:30 - 12:30

Opportunities for Sustainable Urban Mobility

Current climatic events are highlighting the need for urban mobility to become more sustainable. Cities are disproportionately contributing to global transport emissions, responsible for a significant share of total passenger journeys and goods deliveries.

Friday 25 September

11:30 - 12:15

Platform technology for Equitable Cities

Hawkers set to go digital to adapt to the new normal. The Indian hawkers' federation is coming up with a mobile app and a website christened Ayon Hazra from Qlickchain will talk about the technology behind the platform and why it’s essential for managing trust.

Friday 25 September


Air quality essential for Covid-19 measures

Albert Groenewoud from uHoo will explain how the company added extra features to their services and is now helping the care industry to manage Covid-19 threads.

Thursday 24 September

13:00 - 13:45

Floating Homes to deal with severe floods

What if the house is affordable, floats in the bay and is comfortable for families to live in. Perfect. Pieter Ham is PhD in TU Delft Global Impact programme and keen to develop a floating neighbourhood in the Philippines.

Thursday 24 September

11.00 - 13.00

Smart Cities, een duurzaam economisch (eco)systeem

Digitalisering en technologisering zijn de grote drijvers achter transities binnen o.a. de energie-, mobiliteit- en circulaire sector. Deze ontwikkelingen komen samen in de stad.

Wednesday 23 September

13:00 - 13:45

DIY affordable housing

Rushabh Chhedah is on a mission to turn plastic waste into a catalyst for quality of life in slums. Can you use plastic waste to construct your own house? Join us to hear the latest updates of his journey as a creative entrepreneur.

Wednesday 23 September

14:00 - 14:45

Looking at the data

Data is key for planning the city. ModelMe3D delivers the 3D interface for data driven design and monitoring. Samuel Alvarado will share his lessons so far and talk about how 3D models help policy makers, city designers and architects.


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