This Living Lab encompasses the intertwined territory of Styria in Austria.

Key actors in the Living Lab of the Metropolitan Area of Styria expect that the joint work will contribute to deepening the linkages between the City of Graz, the regional centres Voitsberg and Köflach, and the surrounding rural municipalities, and that this will in turn foster social and economic development. The practice partner, the Regional Management of the Metropolitan Area of Styria, has many years of experience in the region with diverse projects on enhancing rural-urban interactions. (read more here)


ROBUST is a European research project involving 24 partners from 11 countries. ROBUST receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727988.

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