Under the partnership established with the Espinho Town Council and the success obtained with the project Cities for Business Innovation – the first FP7 project led by a Portuguese municipality – INOVA + was at the genesis of the participation of the municipality in a new European project: CASI – Public participation in Developing a Common Framework for Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation.


With the participation in this project, the Espinho Town Council has the opportunity to share knowledge with other European partners, which will help to improve the quality of life of citizens and the planning of future infrastructure of the city through a multidisciplinary approach that encourages innovative solutions in different areas such as water management or energy efficiency.

With a total budget of EUR 4.5 million and a duration of four years, the CASI project involves 19 partners from 12 European countries..


Team Involved


Eurico Neves