What will cities of the future look like? What are the competencies, concepts, practices and lifestyles that point the way ahead? This is where the SynVer*Z synthesis and networking project reveals its findings and provides insight into the research being carried out in the various collaborative projects.

Focus topics

With its Fokus*Z format, SynVer*Z is offering a platform for projects with common areas of focus so that information can be shared. These are priority areas that several projects are working on.
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Cross-cutting topics

Cross-cutting topics deal with issues of transformative urban development that span a number of topics and activities. At the heart of the Quer*Z series of events are the conditions required for innovation and the barriers to implementation in municipalities.

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Impact research

Impact research is designed to harness the impact potential of funding initiatives and increase the impact they make. As a first step, the expected effects were identified in projects by means of questionnaires and documentary analysis.

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Transfer and communication

How are research approaches and findings communicated outside the projects? What forms of communication contribute to raising awareness of the City of the Future research brand?

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