City Finance Lab

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:

  • Shortlisted ideas receive guidance from leaders of prominent public, private and philanthropic sector organisations and analysis from leading city finance experts.
  • Winning ideas become part of a network that can provide political and financial support and showcase their ideas to further potential partners and investors.


Euro 85,000

Average value of the analytical and communications support received by shortlisted City Finance Lab winners


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