The Innovation in Politics Institute
Improving democratic politics is our mission: The Innovation in Politics Institute identifies, develops and applies innovations in politics and facilitates best practice exchange across borders and party lines.Learn More
We curate exemplary political work that successfully tackles today’s most pressing issues, from education to economy, from ecology to human rights, from democracy to coping with Covid-19. This platform is a hub of tried and tested best practices in politics.
The coronavirus crisis poses major challenges for everyone. We collect, document and provide innovative practices in dealing with the crisis across Europe and at all political levels. On this platform we make the best practices available to politics and society.
We’ve asked our Innovation in Politics Awards jurors why they joined the Jury. Here’s why you should become a juror, too!
During Pride Month 2021, we look at four projects from our Showroom of innovative political practice, that promote inclusive rights.
We spoke with him and Léa Sturton, Head of the sustainable food department in the municipality of Mouans-Sartoux, about what it takes to change the eating habits of a whole community.
If Political Entrepreneurs do not fully understand critical aspects of the political system they want to disrupt, they will fail. And by understanding I mean a deep intellectual and emotional appreciation; an intimacy that is comparable to love – even though sometimes mixed with hate for some aspects of it.
Today in times of climate crisis and loss of nature we need to expand. We must reinvent landscape architecture and grasp it in a more modern inclusive way.
With his project Home Quarantine without a Home, Matúš Vallo, Mayor of Bratislava and his team won the 2020 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Coping with Covid-19. We spoke with him about teamwork, discipline, and leadership in times of crisis.
This blog focuses on tools that help policy-makers to implement and evaluate a newly designed policy.
In this blog series, we asked members of our ACT NOW Mayors Network to share their biggest challenges and successes throughout the pandemic.
Edoardo Caroli and Ilario Salvemini are the founders of Turbe Giovanili (Youth Turmoil), a project created by young people for young people with a passion for politics.
The Corona pandemic has pushed the boundaries of public dialogue and action around mental health, physical safety and social inclusion.
In our last Blog, we introduced you to a selection of tools and methods to identify the needs of users/citizens in a human-centered policy-making process. This blog will focus on approaches that will help policy-makers […]
We are an international team of passionate people who are willing to break new ground. Join us and discover how much is possible!
RemiHub proves that successful cooperation between research, public and private companies and politics is not only possible, but can be extremely innovative
Young people make crucial contributions to our communities and are empowered by participating, evolve their ideas of citizenship, enhance personal development and active involvement in society.
Urban gardens provide communities with a host of incredible opportunities. They literally offer the grounds to sustainably grow nourishing greenery, as well as contribute to community health as spaces to develop meaningful friendships, educational initiatives and inspiring “food for thought”.
“The Innovation in Politics Awards are an invitation to define together what great politics is all about in the 21st century. As an independent non-partisan European organisation, we believe the time has come to reinvent the way politics works in Spain and all across Europe”, says Leal.
With their circular building project Super Circular Estate, the Dutch city of Kerkrade won the 2020 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Ecology.
In one of our last blogs we argued that the political organisation of the future will provide citizens and stakeholders with opportunities to develop their offers (e.g. policies) in close collaboration with them. From the […]