ABOUT US

Cities2030 Project

Urban food systems and ecosystems (CRFS) demand immediate action. CITIES2030 innovative approach have a great opportunity to attract the best researchers, entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, cities and all agents of the CRFS as well. We commit to work towards the transformation and restructuring of the way systems produce, transport and supply, recycle and reuse food in the 21st century.

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Cities2030 CONSORTIUM

Università Ca’ Foscari (Venice, Italy), in partnership with 40 pan-European organisations, has received a 11.7 million euros grant from the European Commission programme Horizon2020, under the call “FOOD 2030 – Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation”. Over 4 years, 41 pan-European partners commit to work towards the transformation and restructuring of the way systems produce, transport and supply, recycle and reuse food in the 21st century.

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CRFS LABS
INTERCONNECTION

OUR VISION

Cities2030 vision is to connect short food supply chains, gathering cities and regions, consumers, strategic and complement industry partners, the civil society, promising start-ups and enterprises, innovators and visionary thinkers, leading universities and research across the vast diversity of disciplines addressing CRFS, including food science, social science and big data.

RESULT-DRIVEN ENGAGEMENT

OUR APPROACH

Cities2030 actively encourage the participation of citizens by delivering a trusted CRFS, moving consumers from being passive recipients to active engagement and motivated change agents. This approach will enable policy developments, innovation actions within result-driven Labs, and enhancements on a pan-European scope with a global reach.

Cities2030 Results

Cities2030 actively encourage the participation of citizens by delivering a trusted CRFS, moving consumers from being passive recipients to active engagement and motivated change agents. Cities2030 delivers an actionable, deployable and transferable CRFS management framework. 

CRFS Alliance

CRFS Alliance is a network of actors representating food value chains comprehensively from food designers to citizens (consumers), structured as a community of practice with supporting cooperation instruments

CRFS Observatory

CRFS Observatory is an open access platform where users will be able to access comprehesive information

CRFS Labs

CRFS policy and living labs to facilitate co-creation activities and deliver innovative frameworks on both dimensions

City-scale pilots

A series of city-scale pilots to test suggested frameworks and bring key learning for the validation of the framework

Systems thinking

An innovative and tailored System Thinking methodology to co-implement problem-solving challenges

Data-driven CRFS

Deliver a cradle-to-cradle data-driven digital CRFS management platform based on blockchain technology