Urban Innovation Unit
The Cluj-Napoca Urban Innovation Unit is a research and development programme, bringing together ideas, knowledge and resources from the civil society, the academic sector, the cultural sector, the business sector and the public administration to propose alternative solutions to the city’s strategic challenges.
Developed in partnership with the Centre for Innovation and Civic Imagination of the Municipality of Cluj-Napoca, the Urban Innovation Unit is focused on R&D projects in urban mobility, future of work and urban resilience.
In 2022, the Urban Innovation Unit will be fully transferred to the Cluj-Napoca City Hall.
Cluj Future of Work is a project that explores the different ways and systems through which the city of Cluj-Napoca could face the challenges that will appear in the future on the labor market.read more
re:form is a facilitation and microfinancing programme for rethinking work practices in the cultural sector. It encourages the infusion of...read more
Cluj Resilience Tracker (CRT) – How do Cluj organizations respond to the crisis caused by the COVID19 pandemic and what do we learn from this experience?
The Cluj Resilience Tracker (CRT) project documents the way in which non-profit organizations, academia, business and local public authorities have...read more
Next in 2020
Following the recommendations resulting from the Mobility Pact, the Local Council approves the first improvements to the system of public transport passes for students.
Cluj Resilience Tracker, an approach to understanding how organizations in Cluj have responded to the Covid-19 crisis, is launched.
A new edition of our Urban Dialogues discusses the tensions between drive for innovation and long term aspirations of behavioral change.
Co-managing with the Cluj-Napoca Municipality a 10-organization consortium in order to implement the Cluj Future of Work UIA-funded project.