About The Innovation in Politics Institute
The Innovation in Politics Institute is an international, non-governmental organisation that identifies, develops and implements innovation in politics in order to strengthen democracy in Europe and beyond.
With a Europe-wide network of offices and partner organisations in 21 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom), and together with political leaders at all levels, the institute is building tomorrow’s politics today.
Vienna-based think tank Act.Now and The Innovation in Politics Institute are merging, the directors and owners of both organisations announced today.
In cooperation with Act.Now, The Innovation in Politics Institute is launching an online platform to address the non-medical, secondary problems of the coronavirus crisis as a service for political decision makers.
The Innovation in Politics Awards will take place for the fourth time this year. They offer a stage for policy innovations and model projects from across Europe, to serve as inspiration for politicians as well as citizens.
Local politicians, experts and young people are working together for social cohesion
Vienna – The former Austrian ambassador to Slovakia, Helfried Carl (50), and NEOS co-founders, Josef Lentsch (43), are new partners of the Europe-wide institute.
This year, the Innovation in Politics Awards for the best political projects from all over Europe were presented in Berlin. Out of over 400 nominees, 80 finalists and eight winners in eight categories were selected by a jury of more than 1,000 European citizens.