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The Baltic Sea City Accelerator is a unique platform for municipalities, solutions providers, science and investors that provides a safe and inspirational space for the cross-pollination of ideas, gaining new insights and allowing new partnership to emerge. Here we work together to identify cost-effective, smart and innovative solutions to local water and wastewater management challenges.

Applications for the Spring 2019 programme are now being accepted!

The Pilot Programme

Baltic Sea City Accelerator pilot programme ran between December 2015 and June 2017. The programme worked with cities, solution providers, experts and other key stakeholders to identify cost-effective, smart and innovative solutions to local water and wastewater management challenges in the Baltic Sea. 


PILOT PROGRAMME SUCCESS POINTS

All pilot municipalities aim to achieve their share of the HELCOM nutrient reduction targets.

Efforts by five of the pilot municipalities will reduce 12 tonnes of phosphorous and 284 tonnes of nitrogen annually by no later than 2025.

Over 150 initiatives identified in local Baltic Sea Action Plans.

Four of the pilot municipalities have identified a total of €15,7 million of clean water investments.

One municipality is planning to build a state-of-the-art €100 million wastewater treatment facility.