Coping with Covid-19

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS, SOLIDARITY, CRISIS MANAGEMENT

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour outstanding political innovations in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis across Europe and at all political levels.

Gdynia Storm Shelter

A complex system of financial, social, and cultural support services helps local residents in all social groups weather the “storm” of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Can Do Bristol – Give, Live, Love Bristol

Bristol’s unique “One City” governance structure allows the city to face the corona crisis with resilience, as volunteers, politicians, communities, and the public and private sector work together holistically.

Antivirus Crowdhackathon

Creative and hacking minds meet remotely, interpret the changes caused by COVID-19, and convert the global crisis into an opportunity for progress.

3D Printed Respirators

This Czech 3D printing innovation allows for the quick and efficient, international production of high quality reusable masks that can be stored for ten years.

Formigine 2020

A community of 34,000 people, including city authorities and residents, come together to help the municipality recover and develop – both during and in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

#WirVsVirus Hackathon & Support Programme

A diverse pool of 28,000 participants came together to collectively “hack” digital challenges related to the Corona-crisis resulting in a great variety of solutions co-created by civil society and public authorities. 

Haringey Together

Covid-19 brings people together in a London district experiencing deprivation, through phone volunteering, food parcel delivery, donations, Mutual Aid Groups, and more.

Culture to the Courtyards

Kaunas brings culture to citizens throughout the pandemic thanks to decentralised artistic performances in backyards in the city.