H2020 – CITIES2030

“Co-creating resilient and sustainable food systems towards FOOD2030”

The main aim of Cities2030 is to future proof an effective cities regions food system (CRFS) via a connected structure centered in the citizen, built on trust, with partners encompassing the entire CRFS.

The main tasks of Smart & Lean Hub Oy

WP2 – CRFS PHILOSOPHY: ethics, RRI and gender approach

WP2 develops an ethical framework that will implement in each of the activities planned in the project. Smart & Lean contributes all tasks on this work package.

WP3 – CRFS INTELLIGENCE: structured and actionable knowledge

WP3 generates an actionable blueprint to create sustainable CRFS. Smart & Lean coordinates one task which purpose is to develop CITIES2030 System Thinking logic framework. Smart & Lean contributes all the other tasks of the work package.

WP4 – CRFS ALLIANCE: cities’ empowerment and synergies

WP4 generates an overarching development paradigm driven by resilience, focusing on re-framing policy areas within the methodological framework of city resilience, up-taking from the MUFPP+. Smart & Lean contributes to co-creation and implementation of a deployment action programme to reach 50 pilot cities.

WP5 – CRFS ANGELS: innovation, synergies and investment action

WP5 explores challenges from the real-life food system and builds capacities in all agents of the urban Food System to generate sustainable food value chains and the corresponding City and Region Food System (CRFS). Smart & Lean leads and coordinates the work to generate improvements, emerging practices, social- and technology innovations on the urban food system by implementing systematic, analytical and goal-oriented methods.

  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
  • Topic: CE-FNR-07-2020 – FOOD 2030 – Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation
  • Timeline: October 2020 – September 2024
  • Project budget: 11.779.827 EUR

Articles and blogs

Why you should compost waste food

The blog is written by Liisa Karlsson in June 2022. It is associated with the Lahti Living Lab Bokashi bio composting experiment and Cities2030 Horizon 2020 project. Money The city of Lahti is obligating the properties of five or more dwellings to sort and separate the collection of biowaste by 1 July 2022. Biowaste is […]

Performance Assurance (PA) in the Research and Innovation Action (RIA)

I’m in the process to write my share into the Horizon2020 periodic report. The aim is that we – project consortium partners – look backward and assess what went well and what didn’t go so well. What was the performance and progress in the research and innovation action compared to the grant agreement? While writing […]

Lean-Agile Research Project Management

What does a balance between transparency and privacy mean to performance and progress in the research project environment? Does enhanced transparency cause a burden for researchers or project leaders? Does increasing privacy lead to self-managing teams?  

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000640.