Our portfolio of research and consultancy projects

Unity's research and consultancy activity has contributed to generating more than €40 million. Our work has been expanding fast over the years, thanks to the support received from European institutions - especially national governments and the European Commission - and the resources provided by other international organizations, including the United Nations and CAF - Development Bank of Latin America
 

Among the projects in which Unity is involved ...

 

2021 - 2025

Sustainable Smart City Transitions in the Education Sector: The Case of Higher Education Institutions

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

2021 - 2025

Places Matter: Examining the Overlooked Geographies of Smart City Transitions

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

2021 - 2025

The Unfolding, Assemblage, and Governance Mechanisms of Sustainable Smart City Transitions

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

2021 - 2025

Organizing Collaborative Ecosystems for Sustainable Smart City Transitions

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

2021 - 2025

Smart City Transitions in South East Scotland: Accelerating Digital Twin Technology Deployment in Urban Transformation Processes

Scottish Government

2021 - 2023

GreenTwins 

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

 

2021 - 2022

Exploratory Study on Governance Models for Smart Cities

CAF - Development Bank of Latin America; United Nations (UN-Habitat)

 

2021 - 2022

Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development in a Post-COVID World

United Nations (UNCTAD)

 

2019 - 2026

FinEst Twins

European Commission (Horizon 2020); Estonian Government

 

2018 - 2020

Increasing Offsite Housing Construction in Scotland

Scottish Government; Scottish Enterprises; Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

2016 - 2018

ONLINE S3 (ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice)

European Commission (Horizon 2020)

2015 - 2017

RESTART (Roadmap for European Smart City Strategies)

Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia 

Contact us

 

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