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Reference Number ES/X010651/1
Title ACUTE - Accessibility and Connectivity knowledge hub for Urban Transformation in Europe
Status Started
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency (Transport) 10%;
Not Energy Related 90%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Town and Country Planning) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Architecture and the Built Environment) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr E Papa

School of Architecture & the Cit
University of Westminster
Award Type Standard
Funding Source ESRC
Start Date 28 November 2022
End Date 27 November 2024
Duration 24 months
Total Grant Value £50,557
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Region London
Programme Grants
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr E Papa , School of Architecture & the Cit, University of Westminster (100.000%)
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Objectives ACUTE has various objectives, differing in their respective time frames. The main goals in setting up the knowledge hub in the next two years are to:Broker knowledge transfer and interaction between the research community and the stakeholders that can influence urban transformations;Overcome fragmentation of experiences, competences, and results;Provide strategic advice to ENUAC/JPI Urban Europe/DUT about urban accessibility and connectivity issues and related research gaps.
Abstract The ACUTE project aims at establishing a Knowledge Hub for ENUAC that enables exchange within the field of urban accessibility and connectivity. The purpose is to overcome the fragmentation of findings, experiences, competencies and results. ACUTE addresses the challenges of sustainable urban passenger mobility, freight transport, connectivity and accessibility as an integral and essential part of sustainable urban development. ACUTE aims to create a space for stakeholder exchange and co-creation. It provides an inclusive environment for urban actors with diverse backgrounds (researchers, practitioners, public administrators, entrepreneurs, social innovators, etc.) to discuss current themes and priorities and identify the most pressing urban challenges of today and the future. ACUTE will support ENUAC-funded projects and enable cross-project cooperation. Also, it will extract, consolidate and synthesise knowledge from these projects and provide it to other stakeholders and projects. Further, it will initiate efforts to support practitioners and the mainstreaming of research results and provide strategic support for the future Horizon Europe Driving Urban Transitions (DUT) programme.
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