DANUrB+ DANube Urban Brand + Building Regional and Local Resilience through the Valorization of Danube’s Cultural Heritage

DANUrB+ aims to reactivate underused cultural heritage and resources in shrinking settlements of Danube river’s peripheral and border regions, to create new possibilities to make its towns and regions attractive again.

We build on the work of DTP1-249-2.2 DANUrB, where the basis of a Cultural Promenade were laid down with a consistent Strategy, a functional Platform based on a wide Cultural Network, helped by thematic Tours. Such DANUrB tools were found to be most useful in peripheral and border regions, where the decaying socio-economic situation can only rely for development on the special resources of the Danube.

DANURB+ creates a dense network of stakeholders and projects along the Danube implementing EUSDR actions in the peripheral and border regions along the river which can count only on the potentials of the Danube to stop socio-economic shrinkage. The main objective is the capacity building for local stakeholders in order to enable them to cooperate locally and interregionally for the valorization of their Danube related heritage with local actions under a unified brand strong enough to increase local prosperity and international tourist attractiveness.

DANUrB+ contributes to SO 2.2 by fostering resilient use of cultural heritage and resources in the shrinking communities along the river Danube. 

The project consists of 4 horizontal thematic flows across 4 vertical WPs: Research, Planning tools, Education and Actions. Thematic flows are:

  • Interregional network as a possibility
  • Shrinking cities as a challenge
  • Locals and their cooperation as a development asset
  • Heritage as a tool 

In this matrix of work the goals of DANUrB+ become clear and easy to follow. The novelty of DANUrB+ is to bring down to earth strategical goals to real stakeholders with action plans and actions usable in peripheric situations patallely in all sections of the Danube, and to brand these initiatives in inclusive and effective ways.

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DANube Urban Brand + Building Regional and Local Resilience through the Valorization of Danube’s Cultural Heritage
Start date
01-07-2020
End date
31-12-2022
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2707750
ERDF Contribution: 2047735
IPA Contribution: 253852.5
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 3
Priority
Environment and culture responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Lead partner gergely.zsolt@urb.bme.hu Hungary
GPS City Guide Kft (PocketGuide) ERDF partner martin@pocketguideapp.com Hungary
National Institute for Research and Development in Tourism ERDF partner curea@incdt.ro Romania
Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre ERDF partner eszter.davida@kek.org.hu Hungary
Pest County Municipality ERDF partner HantosZ@pestmegye.hu Hungary
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Project News

  • DANUrB+ - LET’S CELEBRATE THE DANUBE DAY IN ALL COUNTRIES ALONG THE RIVER!
    - 30-06-2021
    LET’S CELEBRATE THE DANUBE DAY IN ALL COUNTRIES ALONG THE RIVER!

    Danube Day is celebrated on June 29 along the whole River Basin. It highlights the anniversary of the Danube River Protection Convention, signed on June 29, 1994, in Sofia, Bulgaria. All countries of the Danube Basin jointly cherish and...

  • DANUrB+ - PARTNER MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS WITH STAKEHOLDERS!
    - 29-06-2021
    PARTNER MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS WITH STAKEHOLDERS!

    The effective engagement and participation of stakeholders is a key factor in the DANUrB+ Project. The stakeholder meetings are part of the awareness buildings + engagement and a lot of the partners succeeded in having such (mainly in person),...

  • DANUrB+ - THE ATLAS AIMS TO ENHANCE THE INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED CITIES AND TOWNS ALONG THE DANUBE
    - 28-06-2021
    THE ATLAS AIMS TO ENHANCE THE INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED CITIES AND TOWNS ALONG THE DANUBE

    The Atlas of DANUrB+ cities is one of the key deliverables of Interreg DANUrB+ Project. The main aim of the Atlas is to enhance the international visibility of small and medium-size cities and towns along the Danube from Bratislava to the Delta...

  • DANUrB+ - 5TH DANURB+ INTERNATIONAL PARTNER MEETING AND CULTURAL TOURS IN SOMBOR, SERBIA
    - 25-06-2021
    5TH DANURB+ INTERNATIONAL PARTNER MEETING AND CULTURAL TOURS IN SOMBOR, SERBIA

    The 5th DANUrB+ International Partner Meeting took place in Sombor, Serbia on June, 15-17, 2021. It gathered journalists from Croatia and Serbia and more than 90 participants from the 6 different partner countries (Hungary, Serbia, Romania,...

  • DANUrB+ - LAUNCHING THE DANUrB+ SUMMER SCHOOL: URBAN EXPLORATION WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH IN GIURGIU
    - 21-06-2021
    LAUNCHING THE DANUrB+ SUMMER SCHOOL: URBAN EXPLORATION WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH IN GIURGIU

    Urboteca, a mobile lab for participatory urbanism part of Association for Urban Transition is officially launching  the DANUrB+ Summer School: Urban Exploration Workshops for Youth as part of the local activation of international project DANUrB+...

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