UrbanSTEM – for the cities and communities of the future

[ONGOING] Through the UrbanSTEM project, the capacities of civil society organizations will be increased and the number of STEM popularization activities carried out by associations will be multiplied. Also, cross-sectoral cooperation between civil society organizations and academic institutions will be improved. In the context of smart growth and inadequate approach to urban planning of the future, the aim is to contribute to an innovative approach by combining interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral cooperation with the aim of increasing the quality of communities and the interest of young people in scientific planning.

Project coordinator: Society for Sustainable Development Design – DOOR

Partners: ODRAZ – Sustainable Community Development, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb

 

 

Implementation period: May 12, 2021 – May 11, 2023

Funding: European Social Fund – Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations for popularizing STEM

Project value: 1,878,790.17 HRK

For more information on EU funds: www.esf.hr ; www.strukturnifondovi.hr

Project goals:

  1. Improve the capacity of civil society organizations to implement programs in the field of STEM popularization
  2. Improve cooperation between civil society organizations and educational and higher education institutions in the field of STEM popularization
  3. Increase the number of activities aimed at popularizing STEM in the general population, with an emphasis on children and youth

Project elements:

  • Organization and implementation of capacity building activities of civil society organizations for the implementation of STEM popularization programs
  • Activities of organizing permanent exhibitions of innovative, interactive content with the purpose of popularizing STEM and implementing pilot groups for end users: children and youth and the general population
  • Development and implementation of (multi-day) local workshops with the purpose of popularizing STEM
  • Development and implementation of one-day events at the local level with the purpose of raising awareness of the importance of STEM and scientific achievements in the field of STEM

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