An online platform in Bonn encourages civic participation in a simple manner, on topics ranging from bike pathways, to problem reporting, to budget planning.
Integrative housing in Munich lets young refugees share a living space with local students, supported by social workers 24/7, with an in-house cafeteria that is open to the surrounding community.
This is the opportunity to invite the Mayor into your living room to discuss citizens’ feedback and to better understand the City’s policies.
Climate-friendly mobility is instigated by a single electric car, purchased in a small locality for all residents to share.
Villages and private households compete to find the most effective energy-saving measures, and to reduce carbon emissions.
A digital wizard tool provides various opportunities for schoolchildren to do their own programming and explore the world of bits and bytes.
‘Speed dating’ for non-profits and companies paves pathways of mutual support, exploring opportunities for cooperation without using payments.
An online platform creates traceable supply chains from farmers, food crafters, and retail stores to restaurants.
The citizens of Ludwigshafen re-imagine urban space and discuss their ideas about how to redevelop the location of a former highway.
This initiative is about sharing a public meal as part of a quarterly event, where citizens and politicians come together to cook, eat, and discuss.
An Interrail pass grants free travel on trains to all young Europeans, for one month of their choice, when they turn 18.
Citizens are randomly selected to represent society and discuss relevant issues to reduce alienation from politics and increase active participation in local democracy.
The City of Leipzig reinvigorates and strengthens democratic values under the motto “You. Us. Leipzig”, and with the promotion of 28 projects.
Bottrop pledges to reduce carbon emissions by fifty percent in ten years using an InnovationCity master plan bound to spread in the region.
A network of German municipalities and civil society commits to recognising humanitarian crises and actively receiving refugees.
Innovation-friendly spaces are designed to test new digital technologies in real-life conditions, without risk to the public.