Institutional partners:


Copenhagen Business School (CBS). 

  • City Finance Lab has its institutional base at the Sustainable Urbanisation Team at CBS, under the guidance of Luise Noring. 

City Facilitators. 


Drexel University

  • City Finance Lab is developed and run in close collaboration with the Metropolitan Finance Lab at Drexel University in the US, under the guidance of Bruce Katz and Jeremy Novak.

City Solution partners:


Copenhagen City & Port Corporation.

Copenhagen City & Port Corporation has been instrumental in revitalizing Copenhagen and enabled the city to evolve from double-digits unemployment and deindustrialization in the late 1970’s to today, where Copenhagen is one of the wealthiest and most liveable cities in the world.

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH. 

The Hamburg model separates the public assets from the privately managed corporation. This provides HafenCity Hamburg GmbH latitude and enables it to operate even more as a private corporation.


Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville city is represented by Mayor Greg Fischer, who was voted one of the most innovative mayors in the US by Politico in 2017. Mayor Fischer had led a drive toward digitalization, including donning state-of-the-art city-wide internet. The digitalization has helped Louisville with high-tech and open-data initiatives that have cut costs and improved public health.

Dissemination and co-publishing partners:

ICLEI Europe.

ICLEI Europe Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of more than 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future. ICLEI Europe provides its members with a voice on the European and international stage, a platform to connect with peers and the tools to drive positive environmental, economic and social change.


BLOXHUB is an urban innovation hub that brings together companies, organizations and researchers to co-create solutions for better cities. BLOXHUB is founded on the belief that the challenges of global urbanization and climate change require a new collaborative approach and is set to be a Nordic launchpad for future urban solutions and a gateway to the Danish and Nordic markets for international companies.