Short description: One of the first steps towards implementing sustainability locally is to ensure sufficient resources to take real action. One of the obstacles to sustainability programs is the lack of long-term cooperation between various stakeholders. Municipalities lag far behind in creating innovative programs.
Market potential: Infrastructure investments, services, and stakeholders should be present on the platform.The market size is dependent on the service fees.The cost should cover the setup and the initial running costs.
Timing: The sooner we can build strong basis for sustainable transition, the better. With proper urban planning and management, urban spaces can become inclusive grassroots for larger scale transformation.
Desired result: To create a user-friendly multi-functional platform offering various ways of collaboration, to provide a space where actors regardless of sector or geographical location can work together and to fulfill the technical needs of cross sectoral and online sustainability cooperation among municipalities.
Information on challenge owner: Micro SME (< 10 staff). Market presence of challenge owner: Active in one country. Keywords: Platform; Cities; Local solutions; Connecting Facilitation