The City Finance Lab is Europe’s first dedicated platform supporting the development of innovative financial solutions that increase investment in low-carbon and sustainable urban projects.
It supports financial innovators by bringing together leading city finance experts from public, private and philanthropic organisations to develop and improve their ideas.
Submitting an idea to the City Finance Lab can benefit you in a number of ways:
Average value of the analytical and communications support received by shortlisted City Finance Lab winners
It is Europe’s first dedicated platform to support the development of innovative financial solutions which go beyond traditional project finance development.
The City Finance Lab Committee is made up of high-level city finance experts from leading public and private sector organisations.
The City Finance Lab aims to accelerate the development of innovative financial solutions to mobilise €500 million over the next five years for the transition to low-carbon sustainable cities.
Cities are key to tackling climate change but green urban projects that address and adapt to this challenge by delivering healthier, more resilient and more liveable European cities still struggle to attract sufficient investment.