We want to transform and regenerate Historic Urban Areas while preserving their unique cultural and social identity and the environment. Learn more

8 pilot cities across Europe

Belfast (UK-Northern Ireland), Utrecht (the Netherlands), Lisbon (Portugal), Grand Angouleme (France), Genova (Italy), Slovenska Bistrica (Slovenia), Brasov (Romania) and Nicosia (Cyprus) will transform their Historic Urban Areas into HUBs of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

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HUB-IN “Current Landscapes” Report

In order to know what has come before and the point we are starting from, we need to explore and discover, ask questions, observe, gather information, […]

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July 22, 2021

What do Belfast people associate with the Maritime Mile?

A recent Hub-In public survey has revealed that an overwhelming majority of respondents “strongly associate” heritage buildings and features with the Maritime Mile. The Belfast Hub-In […]
July 19, 2021

Soundyard art installation to open in Belfast Maritime Mile

SoundYard is a playful art installation inspired by the sounds of Belfast’s shipyards. It was the winningentry of the City Play Design Competition held by the […]
July 14, 2021

(Re-)Branding your Historic Urban Area: lessons learnt

In the framework of HUB-IN, each pilot city will receive support to transform their Historic Urban Area (HUA) into a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. This […]
July 10, 2021

What do Belfast, Brasov, Genova & Angouleme expect from HUB-IN?

Belfast: the Maritime Mile Belfast (Northern Ireland) is a medium-sized capital city with significant experience in community engagement and regenerative urban activities. Building on a complex […]

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