Related projects & networks

MAKING-CITY has links with a number of Horizon 2020 projects in the field of energy, Smart Cities Initiatives, Projects and Networks, and the Covenant of Mayors Office.


mySMARTLife is a H2020 project which aims at making sustainable cities with smart people and a smart economy a reality. 

Standing for REnaissance of PLaces with Innovative Citizenship And TEchnologies, REPLICATE aims to deploy integrated energy, mobility and ICT solutions in city districts.

REMOURBAN is a H2020 focusing on demonstrate the potential of the urban regeneration model in the energy, mobility and ICT sectors.

SmartEnCity is a H2020 project dedicated to develop a systemic approach for transforming European cities into sustainable, smart and resource-efficient environments. 

MAtchUP is a EU-funded Smart City project standing for MAximizing the UPscaling and replication potential of high level urban transformation strategies. 


As a H2020 project, CITYkeys developed and validated smart city performance measurement systems.

This project focuses on the Kadıköy Municipality’s efforts to mitigate climate change with the active involvement of the staff of the Kadıköy Municipality and its residents. 

RESCA is a Finnish climate and environmental project standing for Renewable Energy Solutions in City Areas.

The CITyFiED project developed a strategy to adapt cities and urban ecosystems into the smart city of the future.

This research project focuses on innovation that enhance and empower citizens, grant them more autonomy and influence in shaping their own energy use and supply as part of a sustainable society. 

The LowUP project will contribute to achieving Europe’s GHG reduction targets, reducing both CO2 emissions and primary energy consumption.

This H2020 project aims at developing, applying and validating a methodology for Renaturing Urban Plans to mitigate the effects of climate change and improve air quality. 

​FlexiGrow wants to determine the ideal circumstances for two new energy systems at a neighborhood level: micro-CHP and electric heat pumps.

The BhENEFIT project focuses on improving the management of historic built areas, combining the daily maintenance of historic heritage with its preservation and valorisation in a sustainable way. 

PENTAGON aims at paving the way for eco-districts, leveraging on enhanced energy conversion systems and a high level integrated management platform acting on energy carriers (thermal, gas and electric).

AREA 21 seeks to model energy efficient urban areas of the future, adopting collaborative stakeholder engagement processes in the strategic planning and implementation of energy solutions.


The main purpose of this project is to conceptualise a decarbonised energy network by 2050, in a Northern Finland setting.  

The Urban Agenda for the EU addresses issues in cities through partnerships established between the EU, governments, local authorities and non-governmental organisations.