The analysis of the case studies is the subject of an analytical report on innovative practices of territorial development. All partners of the PROMENhance project gathered in total 10 case studies from 5 countries using a common data collection methodology which included a detailed description of the selected case study revealing why this case is selected and why it constitutes a successful example and to further elaborate on the qualitative aspects of the case study and the participatory processes followed within it, a series of interviews conducted. 

For the case study analysis, the PROMEnhance consortium has collaboratively selected the following case studies representing successful examples placed in 5 different countries: 

  1. Top Metro Fa Bene Project (Italy) 
  2. Off Campus Nolo (Italy) 
  3. Cultural Hydrant (Greece) 
  4. Kythnos Smart Island Project (Greece) 
  5. Museum of Abandonment (Romania) 
  6. Adopt a Village! (Romania) 
  7. Home for Cooperation (Cyprus) 
  8. Gardens of the Future (Cyprus) 
  9. The Islamic Community Association of Tapada das Mercês and Mem-Martins (ACITMMM) (Portugal) 
  10. Research Association of the Lusophone Observatory of Economic Activities (OLAE) (Portugal) 

Further elaboration on the aforementioned issues is made through qualitative research conducted through a set of interviews concentrated by all partners in all project countries, namely Italy, Greece, Portugal, Romania and Cyprus. The results of the interviews are grouped into 4 main Themes (A-D), and they are presented in the following subsections: 

Theme A – The Process: Methods, Tools and Stakeholders 

Theme B – The Impact of the Participatory Practices 

Theme C – Barriers and Threats of Success 

Theme D – Key Competencies, Skills and Values 


Responsible Partner: commonspace, Greece 


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The Case studies analytical report is available here.