The Access Cities 2019 Open Innovation Calls led to en-hanced collaboration and new calls

More than 80 submissions to the Open Innovation Calls in New York and Copenhagen resulted in brand new ideas and insights as well as enhanced collaboration […]

The next Access Cities Open Innovation Call will take place in Munich

Access Cities is happy to announce that the next Open Innovation Call will be launched in April 2020, and will take place in Munich. The call […]

Impact Farm – A vertical farm & food hub

The vison of Human Habitat, a Danish design and build studio is to be actively engaged in rebuilding a decentralised food system and creating ecologically vital […]

Living Labs accelerates innovation and co-creation in Munich

To tackle current urban challenges, the City of Munich has set up a range of Living Labs, where smart city solutions are being tested. This development […]

Danish green technology meets international energy companies

The global demand for renewable energy is continuously increasing and so is the demand for innovative solutions. According to the consultancy company Deloitte, the growth in […]

Moss-covered walls can significantly improve air quality and reduce urban heating in Copenhagen

The winner of the Open Innovation Call was announced in Copenhagen during the C40 Mayor’s Summit. The solution by the start-up 4MOSST is seeking to cover […]

Announcement of finalists in Open Innovation Call in Copenhagen targeting Air Quality and Urban Heat Island Effect


Winners of the Open Innovation Call in NYC: Plants and paint can increase air quality and decrease urban heat island effect

With the UN Climate Action Summit as backdrop, New York City and Access Cities partnered in finding the two most innovative solutions to pressing climate challenges. […]

Pitch Finale: Finding the best solutions to NYC’s Urban Heat Island and Air Quality challenges

The City of New York is presented with eight of the most innovative approaches to better air quality and urban heat island reduction in partnership with […]