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

Lahti Living Lab’s testbed for IoT-equipped food waste composter

This is Bertta.  She is a bio-composter. Officially Bertta is a Biolan Quick composter 220ECO which is designed and produced by Biolan Oy in Finland.  Bertta’s mission is to convert food waste to compost soil. Soon Bertta’s life is about to change dramatically. First, she is invited to be a testbed composter at Lahti Living […]

Bokashi kokeilun antimia

Tämän blogin on kirjoittanut Tiina Manninen. Hän osallistuu Lahti Living Lab:n toteuttamaan bokashi kokeiluun kesän ja syksyn 2022 aikana. Kokeilu kuuluu laajaan Cities2030 hankkeeseen, jota rahoittaa Horizon2020 EU-ohjelma (www.cities2030.eu). Aloitin hajuttoman kompostoinnin innoissani kesälomani jälkeen heinäkuun puolivälissä. Olin katsellut jo kevään puutarhamessuilla, josko hommaisi pöntöt ja rouheet messuhintaan mutta käteen tarttui lähinnä kukkasipuleita. Kaihoissani  kuitenkin […]

Bokashointikokemuksia kokeilujaksolta

Tämän blogin on kirjoittanut Satu Salkunen. Hän osallistuu Lahti Living Lab:n toteuttamaan bokashi kokeiluun kesän ja syksyn 2022 aikana. Kokeilu kuuluu laajaan Cities2030 hankkeeseen, jota rahoittaa Horizon2020 EU-ohjelma (www.cities2030.eu). Olin ollut kiinnostunut bokashoinnista jo pidemmän aikaa, mutta olin ollut hieman skeptinen siinä suhteessa, että jaksaisinko perehtyä kaikkiin aineisiin ja tulisiko sitä sitten tehtyä kuitenkaan kunnolla. […]

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