United Future Lab Norway is part of UNs smart city program United for Smart Sustainable Cities implementation program (U4SSC ip). The lab is situated in the main cluster of expertise in Sunnmøre, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre (NMK) on the university Campus NTNU in Ålesund(map).
United Future Lab is organized as a partnership of participants from public sectors, academia, industry and commerce who want to accelerate sustainable development. Based on the UN’s sustainability measurement, the lab and the partners will point out contributing priority areas and projects.
Through the membership in U4SSC ip, the Future Lab takes part in a global network where cities in the world exchange their knowledge and strengths to find sustainable and smart solutions. The Future Lab is established and operated by the municipality of Ålesund but is also depending on contributions from partners as defined in partnership agreements.
Preliminary verification report from U4SSC. (PDF, 2 MB)