The Innovation.linz.at Citizen Participation Platform connects citizens with local administrative departments to generate dialogue on civic improvements and implement project ideas.
MAGMA is the world’s first job guarantee project that addresses the issue of long-term unemployment by offering job guarantees, support services, and access to decent employment for job seekers.
Points4Action brings together young and elderly people to combat social isolation and improve quality of life, while offering young people exposure to careers in caregiving roles and supporting local businesses.
Vienna Climate Teams
This project links participatory budgeting with climate action, empowering citizens to design and implement climate-friendly solutions in their district.
Anstellung und Bezahlte Pflege für Angehörige (Employment and Paid Care for Relatives)
By offering people who care of their relatives at home the opportunity to become paid employees, this project makes it possible for more people in need of care to remain at home with their families.
This digital platform completely digitises the building-permit process, combining high-tech methods of AI, AR, and 3D building modelling to make the process faster, more efficient, and more transparent, cutting the time it takes to obtain a building permit by up to half.
Wiener Gusto: the new organic brand from the City of Vienna
Wiener Gusto gives citizens an opportunity to consume sustainable, organic, and regional food products from the city’s forests and farmland, increasing Vienna’s food sovereignty and reducing its climate impact.
Vorarlberg mitdenken & Bürger*innenrat “Faire Wahlen” (Digital Consultation Platform & Citizens Council “Fair Elections”)
Voralberg mitdenken is a digital platform that allows citizens to contribute comments and feedback on the results of Citizen Councils, allowing them to participate in local political discourse without attending meetings in person.
Vienna Repair Voucher
A voucher scheme subsidises the costs of repairs, encouraging consumers to fix old items instead of throwing them away and buying new ones.
Learning in the Garden
A digital toolbox helps teachers plan outdoor lessons, facilitating a holistic approach to action-oriented learning, as well as bringing children and young people closer to nature.
Everybody Gargles! Free PCR-testing for everyone in Vienna
Effective collaboration means that free and accurate PCR home testing kits are available for everyone living, working or studying in Vienna, enabling regular and convenient testing for COVID-19 which gives results within 24 hours.
Apprenticeship in Vorarlberg
A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.
A series of targeted measures offer support to victims of bullying, as well as raising awareness and providing training on dealing with bullying, both on and offline.
Brunnenpassage: A Space for Participatory Art Production
Brunnenpassage operates as a space for professional artists and amateurs to co-create art, thus fostering social cohesion in a highly diverse neighbourhood.
Vienna Urbanites / Guidance through the Network of Social Services
Urban volunteers at six locations guide people in need through the extensive social services network of the city, help make appointments, and assist in applying for financial support.
The Integration Year
A one-year integration programme stops refugees from being condemned to waiting and instead allows them to start their education and gain qualifications, shortly after entering the country.
KMU DIGITAL – The Austrian Digitisation Initiative
An initiative, with 500 certified consultants, targets small- and medium-sized enterprises and helps them take concrete steps towards digitising their business.
Music Safari in Public Spaces
This project celebrates the music of different communities and brings people together in public space, engaging Chechen, Syrian, Bosnian, Turkish, Afghan, Sinti, Ukrainian, and Austrian citizens with their self-produced music.
Werkstatt Junges Wien – Workshop Young Vienna
The City of Vienna asked over 22.000 children and young people about their views on the city and their future, and included them in its youth strategy.
A practice for heat adaptation in three of Vienna’s hottest areas converted urban streets to Cool Streets, offering water mist sprayers, seating, and neighbourhood-fostering features for four weeks.