Learn more about the winning projects of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2023.
Bundled Solidarity in Spain – Frena la curva/Brake the curve
Frena La Curva/Brake The Curve won the 2021 Innovation in Politics award for COVID-19 strategies.
A New Kind of Coding SChool: kood/Jõhvi
Kood/Jõhvi won the 2021 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Education. We spoke to the school’s co-director Karin Künnapas about the idea behind the school.
Innovation in Politics Awards 2021: meet the winners!
Now in their fifth year, the 2021 Awards were presented in nine ceremonies hosted in cities throughout Europe between December 2021 and February 2022. Find out who won!
SHE (See her Elected) gives women a political voice in Ireland
“See Her Elected aims to support women into public life. So, what we do is we do political education with women online.”
This municipality reduced their waste by 20% in only two years
“We have reduced the amount of mixed waste by more than 20% in two years, this is 84 tons in absolute numbers or the equivalent of 13 fully loaded garbage trucks.”
ProxyAddress: Lifeline for UK’s homeless
ProxyAddress, winner of The Innovation in Politics Award 2020 in the category Human Rights, gives UK’s homeless their lives back by giving them an address. We spoke with architect Chris Hildrey about how he came up with the idea and how not even a pandemic could stop him from making the project come to life.
This municipal farm changed the eating habits of a whole community
We spoke with Gilles Pérole, Mayor of Mouans-Sartoux, 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.
How a project that helps people survive may ease homelessness long-term
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.
Empowering citizens to become anti-corruption activists with just a few clicks
The Map of Repairs is an innovative online tool, created to allow taxpayers to monitor the implementation of repair works throughout Ukraine, which are paid for with allocated national budget funds.
“With us, no innovation disappears into a drawer.”
RemiHub proves that successful cooperation between research, public and private companies and politics is not only possible, but can be extremely innovative
Europe’s first circular residential area keeps both building structures and social structures alive
With their circular building project Super Circular Estate, the Dutch city of Kerkrade won the 2020 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Ecology.
Trust in local government makes entrepreneurs more courageous: How Gdynia is navigating the COVID-19 crisis.
With her project Covid-19 Support for Gdynia’s Entrepreneurs, Katarzyna Gruszecka-Spychała and her team won The Innovation in Politics Award 2020 in the category Economy. We spoke to her two months after the Awards to learn more about her project and how her city has changed in the pandemic.