Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research is the Belgian coordinating partner of the SmarterLabs project. Cosmopolis has extensive experience in contributing to and leading national as well international urban research networks. The group has a current staff of around 30 researchers that work on different projects in the areas of urban geography, spatial planning and urban design. Cosmopolis also has a track record of working together with local citizen groups, intermediary organisations and policymakers on themes related to the urban development of the Brussels-Capital Region.