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UCL SDG Accelerator Cities Partnerships Programme (Stockholm) celebrates launch of Horizon Europe

21 June 2021

CPP Stockholm's Research and Innovation Summit gathered partners in Stockholm for the launch of its three-year programme and Horizon Europe

Screenshots of speakers at the CPP (Stockholm) event

On 15 June 2021, the public launch event of the UCL Cities Partnerships Programme (Stockholm) kicked off its three-year programme of activities, under the theme of “Climate Change and Health in the City,” with a Research and Innovation Summit.

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One hundred attendees joined the summit event, which coincided with the launch of Horizon Europe and brought together UCL and the “Stockholm Trio” of the Karolinska Institutet, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Stockholm University. UCL shares an impressive track record in European research with the Stockholm universities, with 50 collaborative projects under Horizon 2020. In total, the four universities received over €850m in Horizon 2020 grant funding.

Professor David Price, Vice-Provost (Research, Innovation and Global Engagement), and Dr Catalina Turcu, Academic Director for CPP Stockholm and Associate Professor in Bartlett School of Planning, hosted the event on behalf of UCL. Professor Stefan Östlund, Vice-President Global Relations for KTH Stockholm, represented the Stockholm Trio.

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