Current Projects, Programmes and Networks

Current Projects, Programmes and Networks

Selection of projects, programmes and networks we are currently involved in. You can read more about previous projects from here

Smart Cities Guidance Package

Smart Cities Guidance Package

Project duration: 2017-2019
Funded by: The European Commission

The goal of this initiative is to co-create a Smart City Guidance Package (SCGP). The package will guide users on the implementation, scaling up and replicability of smart city projects.


Planning Instruments for Smart Energy Communities (PI-SEC)

Funded by: Research Council of Norway, in collaboration with amongst others Bergen and Oslo Municipalities. 

The project is delivering efficient planning instruments for integrated energy design at the neighbourhood scale. 

EERA Joint Programme Smart Cities

European Energy Research Alliance -Smart Cities Joint Programme (EERA JPSC)

Developing new scientific methods, concepts and tools designed to support European cities in their transformation into smart cities. 

Mobilitet og Regulering i Smarte Byer


Mobilitet og Regulering i Smarte Byer

Funded by: Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Duration 2018-2018

This project with the Norwegian Road Directorate investigated perceptions about values related to future mobility, and how regulation can inhibit or promote desirable development.



URBAN-NORWAY-CHINA will support the Norway-China cooperation on sustainable urbanisation, within the framework of the EU-China Partnership for Sustainable Urbanisation and the related H2020 projects URBAN-EU-CHINA and TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA, and extend their scope to include cross-disciplinary educational activities.


EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanization (URBAN-EU-CHINA

Funded by: Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Comission

Bringing together European and Chinese consortium partners to cooperate on sustainable urbanisation. 


Projects UERA

Urban Europe Research Alliance (UERA)                           

Funded by: European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

The long term objective  is to accelerate the development of urban research and innovation activities to the point where they can be used by industries, cities and public authorities. 



Duration 2018-2018

Funded by: EU H2020, SCC-1 programme

Our Lighthouse Cities, Trondheim Kommune and Limerick City and County Council are developing feasible and realistic demonstration projects in climate-friendly and sustainable urban environments.


Sino-Norwegian Partnership on Sustainable Energy (SiNoPSE) 

Funded by: Research Council of Norway, as part of the INTPART programme

A partnership between NTNU and two leading Chinese universities with the aim of creating a triple helix collaboration on sustainable energy.



The Research Centre of Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (FME ZEN)

Developing solutions for buildings and urban areas that will help the zero-emission society to be realized.

Previous Projects, Programmes and Networks