Our project kicked off!

Baltic Urban Lab was successfully kicked off in Turku, Finland, 19-21st of January 2016!

The conference entitled “Building Partnerships for Brownfield Regeneration” took place in BioCity and TriviumCity premises of Turku Science Park and gathered decision-makers, planners and experts from the four Central Baltic countries to discuss how new planning tools and models promoting integrated management and co-creative urban planning can be developed and tested in the project.

The general brownfield-oriented session of the event enabled reflecting upon the importance of the topic the project deals with from the perspectives of different actors involved – such as city authorities, private companies, researches, NGO’s and active society representatives. Moreover, participants got to know better the project pilot sites in Riga, Tallinn, Norrköping and Turku at their current state of development, and visited the Kupittaa-Itäharju brownfield area. During the second day of the conference project partners went through the activities planned for the next three years and discussed arising administrative issues.

You can check the gallery of the Kick-off from our Facebook page!