Project objective: To improve environmental managment of functional urban areas to make them more livable places.

ReSites – Environmental Rehabilitation of brownfield Sites in Central Europe
Project duration: 36 months (01.06.2016. – 31.05.2019.)

About the project: ReSites seeks to improve the environmental managment of unused or underused industrial areas through the definition of strategies & tools based on sustainable integrated approach to make involved Functional urban areas (FUAs) cleaner, healthier and more livable places. Thanks to the project, project partners will bring about a shared & enhanced knowledge on integrated environmental management of brownfields, reinforce capacities of the public sector to plan and carry out brownfield regeneration and produce well-defined sustainability measures and tools to ensure viability and effectiveness of environmental planning. The ReSites tool is planned as a site information system for online collaboration of the public authorities concerned with brownfield rehabilitation.

Project activities:

  • To develop a common geo – information tool for brownfield regeneration based on the results of the preliminary analysis conducted in 9 FUAs
  • 9 strategic action plans defined in two steps – joint concept and full definition at FUA level, after pilot phase
  • 11 pilots testing new and more sustainable technical solutions in brownfields to improve their environmental performance
  • Full training package for public employees and stakeholders
  • A common transferability manual

Project partners:

  • City of Venezia, Italy
  • ISW Institut for structural policy and economic Development, Germany
  • Municipality of Celje, Slovenia
  • Mazovia Development Agency Plc, Poland
  • Municipality of Solec Kujawski, Poland
  • Veneto Region, Italy
  • Port of Rijeka Authority, Croatia
  • Venice Port Authority, Italy
  • City of Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • City of Rijeka, Croatia
  • Ministry of Regional Development and Transport Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Associated partners:

  • Environment Agency Austria, Austria
  • NICOLE – Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe, Netherlands
  • Industrial Zone of Porto Marghera, Italy
  • Municipality of Radom, Poland
  • Regional Directorate of the Environment Protection Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Bydgoszcz Industrial and Technological Park, Poland
  • Energo Ltd., Croatia
  • Surf Italy – Thematic working group of Reconnet on sustainable remediation, Italy
  • Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
  • Marshall office of Kujawsko – Pomorskie Region, Poland
  • Brownfield Authority of Saxony Anhalt, Germany
  • Regional Inspectorate of the Environmental Protection Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Slovenian Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Slovenia
  • City of Halle, Germany

Financing program: Interreg Central Europe
Total project budget: 3.795,769,00 €
Financed from the program: 3.117,919,00 €
City of Rijeka budget: 255.725,00 €
Official website: http://www.interreg-central.eu/Content.Node/ReSites.html