Project Profile: GLOCULL

Globally and LOCally-sustainable food-water-energy innovation in Urban Living Labs


Principal Investigators: Dr. Ir. Joop de Kraker, ICIS – Maastricht University, Netherlands
Partners: Dr. Gabriela Di Giulio, Sao Paulo - School of Public Health, Brazil
Dr. Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg - Institut für Ethik und Transdisziplinäre Nachhaltigkeitsforschung, Germany
Dr. Andreas Muhar, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien - Department für Raum, Landschaft und Infrastruktur, Austria
Mark Swilling, Stellenbosch University - Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, South Africa
Erik Sehnal, Nikko Photovoltaik, Austria
Dr. Barry Ness, Lund University - Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), Sweden
Joacim Larsen, AB Brygghuset Finn, Sweden
Mark Hartman, City of Phoenix, United States
Dr. Nigel Forrest, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, United States
Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona, United States
Dr. Braden Kay, City of Tempe, United States


Full Project Title: Globally and LOCally-sustainable food-water-energy innovation in Urban Living Labs
Full Call Title: Nexus2016


Project Objective: To develop an Urban Living Lab approach for locally and globally sustainable innovations in the FWE nexus.

To support implementation of this approach, guidelines and a participatory assessment tool kit will be developed through co-creation processes in 7 Urban Living Labs.
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.


Regions: Africa, Europe, North America, South America
Countries: Austria, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, United States of America (USA)


Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018