AWARDS 2017

FROM VIENNA WITH LOVE

Meet the winners and finalists of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2017

In December 2017 the Innovation in Politics Awards were presented for the first time. The most courageous and creative political projects in Europe were awarded: Out of 589 nominated projects, a jury of 1,022 European citizens selected 80 finalists, representing a wide spectrum of political work. The eight winners were announced at the evening gala at Vienna City Hall.

Links and resources

List of all finalists
Detailed project descriptions of all finalists’ projects in our SHOWROOM
Photos of the Gala Event, 6 December 2017

And now the winners:

Category: CIVILISATION

Project: Breaking Segregation – The Nyköping Model
Project lead: Veronica Andersson, former president of the Children and Youth Committee in the Municipality of Nyköping (Sweden)

Category: COMMUNITY

Project: Towards Zero Waste – Verso Rifiuti Zero / Tariffa puntuale
Project lead: Alessio Ciacci, former Councillor for Environment at Capannori (Italy)

Category: DEMOCRACY

Project: Collaborative and transparent – drafting of the Digital Republic Bill
Project lead: Axelle Lemaire, former Innovation and Digital Affairs Minister in the French Government(France)

Category: ECOLOGY

Project: R-URBAN. Ecological Transition Movement involving citizens in civic resilience networks
Project lead: Marie-Hélène Amiable, Mayor Environment of Bagneux; Patrice Leclerc, Mayor of Gennevilliers; Alexis Bachelay, City Councillor of the City of Colombes; Pascale Meker, Deputy Mayor Environment Bagneux, Doina Petrescu and Constantin Petcou, Co-funders of R-URBAN(France)

Category: HUMAN RIGHTS

Project: Integration project Kistlerhofstrasse
Project lead: Dieter Reiter, Mayor of Munich; Frederik Kronthaler, Condrobs Director for Youth (Germany)

Category: JOBS

Project: Pilot project to develop long term mobility for apprentices in Europe
Project lead: Jean Arthuis, former Minister, European Deputy, President of the Committee on Budgets (France)

Category: PROSPERITY

Project: Calliope mini
Project lead: Gesche Joost, Ambassador of the European Commission Project Digital Champions (Germany)

Category: QUALITY OF LIFE

Project: Sign-language video – interpreter Wideotlumacz.pl
Project lead: Piotr Kowalski, Community and urban activist, Civil Platform political party member (Poland)