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New European Bauhaus: five lighthouse projects to be financed across Europe

05.05.2022

New European Bauhaus: five lighthouse projects to be financed across Europe

On 4th May, the Commission annouced the five selected projects for the €25 million call for the development of ‘lighthouse demonstrators' of the New European Bauhaus (NEB). The Commission is currently negotiating grant agreements with the selected beneficiaries.

The projects will create more sustainable, inclusive, and beautiful spaces in locations across the EU and will involve citizens in the green transition at the local level.

President Ursula von der Leyen said: “I cannot wait to see these New European Bauhaus projects come to life. They will show how the future can look and bring the European Green Deal to our daily lives and living spaces. These projects should become the starting point for a European and worldwide network of New European Bauhaus projects.”

The five shortlisted projects will receive funding of approximately €5 million each to implement their plans in 11 Member States: (Belgium, Czechia, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Slovenia, and Portugal), as well as in Norway and Turkey. They will deal with topics such as building renovation, circularity, arts, cultural heritage, education, smart cities, urban and rural regeneration and more.

The projects will contribute innovative ideas and solutions within two years' time, helping to point the way forward for other NEB actions. As they are spread across Europe, the projects will provide a diversity of results that can be adapted and replicated in similar activities and demonstrators in Europe and beyond, helping to inspire future projects.

To know more: HERE