URBREATH Horizon Europe Project


The Information Technology Administration of the City of Pilsen (SITMP) has entered into another project from the Horizon Europe programme. By the end of 2027, it wants to draw inspiration from selected European cities and implement nature-based solutions in Pilsen using smart technologies for the revitalisation of the city with regard to climate change.

The city of Pilsen is the only one in the Czech Republic to participate in the second European project dealing with adaptation to climate change. The URBREATH project was launched in January 2024 and will run until the end of 2027. Pilsen is represented by the Information Technology Administration of the City of Pilsen in a consortium of 37 partners from 12 European countries.


Aims of the project:

  • Putting into practice nature-based solutions to help with the regeneration of public spaces and the regeneration of the city with respect to climate neutrality.
  • Involve citizens in the decision-making process, identifying their needs.
  • Make use of modern technology.


Results of the project:

  • Learn from pilot cities and put into practice workable and proven solutions that will help with urban regeneration and climate change adaptation.
  • Develop participatory democracy.
  • Use new technologies to strengthen the city’s position in the fight against climate change: use 3D city models (digital twin cities) for urban planning, assessing the quality and benefits of green spaces, simulation models for urban regeneration.


All members involved will work under the experienced guidance of the Lisbon Council. The URBREATH project is co-funded by the European Union under Grant Agreement No. 101139711. Like CLIMABOROUGH, it is funded by Horizon Europe, whose call HORIZON-MISS-CLIMA-CITIES-01 aims to develop a new strategy for urban regeneration in the face of the climate crisis. This European Union grant programme for research and innovation is set for the period 2021-2027. The budget of Pilsen within the URBREATH project amounts to more than 250 000 EUR.

More information in the press release of the City of Pilsen.

The official website of the project is here.


  • adaptation to climate change
  • implementing nature-based solutions
  • use of smart technologies

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