LABOUR MARKET, BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, FINANCE
THE 10 FINALISTS
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
A small but well-connected town attracts young remote workers to the area by offering them a year in discounted accommodation and access to a co-working space.
Covid-19 Support for Gdynia’s Entrepreneurs
A city administration offers all businesses legal, marketing, and business-counselling support for free, to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown.
HYBRIT: Fossil-Free Steel Plant
The first industrial-scale fossil-free steel demonstration plant will transform the steel and iron industry and facilitate the transition to a fossil-free society – both in Sweden and globally.
Mittelstand-Digital – Medium-Sized Companies Go Digital
The government provides small- and medium-sized companies with expert guidance and advice on how to take part in the digital transformation, through a cross-sectoral programme of knowledge and technology transfer.
Works+ Employability Service
Young people gain access to work thanks to a person-centred approach that teaches key skills and builds confidence, tackling a complex range of social issues and economic barriers.
Big business subsidises the cost of cargo e-bikes so that entrepreneurs can take advantage of the multiple benefits of delivering goods using this sustainable form of transport.
AVAILABLE – Hub of Opportunities
The first training centre specifically adapted to the needs of disabled people opens in Bulgaria, empowering them by increasing their skills, knowledge, and participation in the labour market.
KAPS – Flatshare Solidarity Project
A new kind of shared housing provides affordable student accommodation in exchange for involvement in neighbourhood solidarity projects which improve the lives of local residents.
USE-IT! Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together!
This project has created a unique model of economic development that is inclusive and results in lasting urban regeneration, by raising aspirations, building community resilience, and connecting people to local resources.
Workation in Klaipėda
A collaboration between the public and private sector invites young professionals for a “Workation” in Klaipėda, to encourage them to stay for good in a modern urban environment with a high quality of life.