Strategies and policies
The European Commission proposes measures to protect human health that focus on a wide range of pollution sources such as cars, industry and agricultural activities.
As air quality is a key determining factor for the quality of life in cities, the partnership on air quality works on proposals for better regulation, funding and knowledge in this area.
Urban data and studies
Main data and studies
Other data and studies
Funding opportunities and advice
Programmes and funding opportunities
For more information and other funding opportunities, please visit our dedicated funding page.
Advice and technical assistance
Urbis is a new dedicated urban investment advisory platform within the European Investment Advisory Hub. It is set up to provide advisory support to urban authorities to facilitate, accelerate and unlock urban investment projects, programmes and platforms.
ELTIS is Europe's main urban mobility observatory, which facilitates the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in the field of sustainable urban mobility in Europe.
JASPERS is the 'Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions', free of charge for local authorities and promotors, which advices cities and regions on strategic planning in a wide range of sectors. It supports the preparation of projects in areas benefiting from EU funds so they meet all the necessary standards.
fi-Compass is a platform for advisory services on financial instruments and is designed to support European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) managing authorities, Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) microfinance providers and other interested parties, by providing practical know-how and learning tools on financial instruments.
Testing and development of air-quality mitigation measures in Southern Europe.
CLEAN AIR - Clean air in Cities
Effective implementation of Air Quality Directive: networks of regional and local administrations and NGOs, capacity-building and awareness-raising.
Methodology for planning local, cost-effective air-quality policies in line with national and EU action.
Community-based environmental monitoring and information system focused on urban air pollution.
Collaborative project supported through the Commission's Energy Efficient Buildings Public Private Partnership.
Evaluation and comparison of potential air-quality policies in terms of individuals’ preferences and acceptability.