Improving health, wellbeing and equality by evidence-based urban policies for tackling energy poverty

Project Details


WELLBASED is a European project funded under the HORIZON 2020 programme of the European Commission. The diverse team will design, implement and evaluate a comprehensive urban programme to significantly reduce energy poverty and its effects on the citizens health and wellbeing, built on evidence-based approaches in six pilot cities that represent not only different urban realities but also a diverse range of welfare and healthcare models.
Short titleWELLBASED
Effective start/end date22/11/21 → 1/03/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


  • energy poverty
  • health and wellbeing
  • efficient urban programmes

Field of Science

  • 5.4 Sociology
  • 3.3 Health sciences
  • 2.7 Environmental engineering

Smart Specialization Area

  • Smart energy


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