SPARCS NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2022
The City of Reykjavík hosted Climathon, a 24-hour ideation hackathon orchestrated by EIT Climate-KIC, supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union, on 28-29 October at Vísindagarðar in Gróska, Reykjavík Science City, to seek innovative and sustainable ideas for mobility from the public. The event is led by SPARCS, an EU program led by the Office of the Mayor and CEO of the City. It is a network of 7 European cities developing Sustainable energy Positive & zero cARbon CommunitieS and tackling climate change challenges with multifaced solutions.
One of the main focuses of SPARCS is to facilitate mobility development in the City of Reykjavík. Climathon becomes part of the public engagement strategy to get the residents, regardless of their background, race, gender or age, involved in the policy-making process.