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The Institute of Geography in the media

28 February 2019

Small and medium-sized towns are surprisingly innovative

Small and medium-sized towns are increasingly appearing on the radar of policy makers all over Europe. Findings from a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation on the role and significance of these towns in Switzerland show that national policy and planning overlook their potential.

SNSF media release on the interdisciplinary project (GIUB: Heike Mayer) on small and medium-sized towns