This project has recived funding from European Comission by means of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement no. 700174


Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. These cities are constantly facing different impacts of climate change.

RESCCUE Project and the Barcelona Case Study have been presented in the framework of the V Edition of JIA 2017 in La Coruña (Spain) during the days 26 and 26 of October.

In September 2017 Lisbon has joined The UNISDR campaign “My city is getting ready” aimed to support sustainable urban development.


Project coordinator Aquatec – SUEZ Advanced solutions togethet with OptiCits organised on the 22nd of September a workshop aimed to analyse the interconnectivities among various urban services in the Barcelona research site.

“Climate change presents a wide range of serious risks, but also offers the opportunity to drive forward innovative adaptation actions”, - state the organisers of ECCA 2017, European Climate Change Adaptation Conference, which took place in Glasgow , Scotland on  6– 8 June 2017.

Summary of the presentation event “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”
The RESCCUE project organized a conference called “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”, held on the 14th of November 2016 in Can Serra, Cornellà de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain). During different points of view on urban resilience were shared and the future challenges of Barcelona were identified.