Discover the finalists of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2023

The Innovation in Politics Awards is proud to announce the finalists for this year’s prestigious award distributed in 8 categories. After receiving 337 submitted political projects from 26 countries, our jury of 1045 citizens has narrowed it down to just 80 finalists. The winners will be announced at a gala event on 11 May 2023 at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw.


  • 4 Day Week Campaign, United Kingdom
  • Improving the Living Environment in Kedainiai District Municipality, Lithuania
  • – Citizen Participation Platform, Austria
  • Megafon – My Voice for My Neighbourhood, Belgium
  • Nothing about youth without youth!, Lithuania
  • Participatory Methods in the Process of Revitalisation, Poland
  • Politik Akademie der Vielfalt  (Politics Academy of Diversity, Germany
  • Vienna Climate Teams, Austria
  • WoMeN’s Regional Caucus, Ireland
  • Youth Travel Card, Ireland


  • Amorgorama, Greece
  • Hamburger Gründachstrategie (Hamburg’s Green Roof Strategy), Germany
  • Just Go Zero Tilos, Greece
  • Mettons fin au #GaspillageAlimentaire en Europe!  (#StopFoodWaste in Europe!) , France
  • People-Owned Wind Turbine Against Fuel Poverty, United Kingdom
  • Poligono Circular, Spain
  • Rexcatering – for intelligent food consumption, Spain
  • Rybnik’s Model of Action for Sustainable Consumption and Production, Poland
  • Tamarinden – where people meet and buildings share energy, Sweden
  • Tirana Orbital Forest, Albania


  • Digital Participation in Legislation in Latvia, Latvia
  • Gdynia Dialogue Platform, Poland
  • Helsinki Youth Budget – Participatory Budgeting with Youth, Finland
  • Kyiv Digital – Public Services and E-Democracy in one App, Ukraine
  • Open Parliament TV, Germany
  • Participatory Budgeting in Rybnik, Poland
  • PLACEm – the Democracy-App, Germany
  • Smart Maps – Information at a glance, Slovakia
  • The Local Level of – People’s Initiative, Estonia
  • Valongo Switch to Innovation, Portugal


  • Bridging the Digital Gap (AL21, Cyberkiosks, and Smart Centres), Spain
  • BRISE-Vienna, Austria
  • Communication without barriers, Slovakia
  • Design-Thinking Reform of Support Measures in the Estonian Public Sector, Estonia
  • Easy-to-Read: enhancing information accessibility in the public sector, Lithuania
  • Gdynia – Deaf-Friendly City, Poland
  • Quality Tools, Finland
  • TEP – Transparency in Private Entities, Spain
  • Vorarlberg mitdenken & Bürger*innenrat – Faire Wahlen  (Digital Consultation Platform & Citizens Council – Fair Elections), Austria
  • War & Sanctions Database, Ukraine


  • Anstellung und Bezahlte Pflege für Angehörige – Employment and paid care for relatives, Austria
  • Creative Home(less), Lithuania
  • Feel Free, Belgium
  • HEROES Berlin – against oppression in the name of honour, Germany
  • Housing and Work for the Homeless, Greece
  • OV-Coaches for Public Transport, The Netherlands
  • Points4Action, Austria
  • Second Home for Ukraine – Connecting Communities, Organisations and Individuals in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Solution for Vertical Transportation-Assistance, France
  • The Family Card, Spain


  • Cultural H.ID.RA.N.T. (Cultural Hidden IDentities ReAppear through Networks of WaTer), Greece
  • H22: the making of a smarter, thoughtful, and sustainable city, Sweden
  • Improving Energy Efficiency in Lithuania, Lithuania
  • International House Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Kindred LCR, United Kingdom
  • Madrid Innovation Sandbox, Spain
  • MAGMA : the world’s first job guarantee project for long-term unemployed, Austria
  • Mobilli – accelerating a modal shift to public transport at a regional level, Belgium
  • Reims Grand Centre, France
  • Wiener Gusto: the new organic brand from the City of Vienna, Austria


  • Ausbildungscampus (Training Campus): Advise, Education, Accompaniment, Encounter, Social Cohesion, Germany
  • Creating STEAM – An Open-Access Centre, Lithuania
  • Digital Transformation of Education (EdTech), Lithuania
  • Entrepreneurial Kids, Poland
  • Escuela de Pequeñ@s Cientific@s Espiciencia (School of Little Scientists), Spain
  • future_fabric: demokratie digital denken (thinking democracy digitally), Germany
  • HackShield in the Class, The Netherlands
  • Municipal University of Ilion: paving the way towards a sustainable learning city, Greece
  • Preschoolers from Ostrów Wielkopolski Catch the Rain, Poland
  • Sophia: the world’s first chatbot for survivors of domestic violence, Switzerland


  • Brand New Bundestag, Germany
  • Camp Bratislava – Embracing emerging leaders, Slovakia
  • Empowering a Party for Agile Interactions, Germany
  • Engaging Citizens in Deliberative Assemblies and Presenting their Proposals in the Brussels’ Parliament, Belgium
  • Il fera beau demain – Mouvement positif (Tomorrow will be Sunny – Positive Movement), Belgium
  • JoinPolitics: empowering more talent to join politics and incubate innovative approaches for party politics, Germany
  • Online Voting in the Hungarian Opposition Primaries, Hungary
  • Podemos Participation System, Spain
  • Policy Sprint: fostering cross-party collaboration for effective political solutions, Switzerland
  • Primarie Siciliane del Campo Progressista (Progressive Primaries in Sicily), Italy