Best Practice in Politics
We curate exemplary political work that successfully tackles today’s most pressing issues, from education to economy, from ecology to human rights, from democracy to Covid-19 strategies.
This platform is a hub of tried and tested best practices in politics. We invite you to use it for research, analysis and scaling – for a Europe-wide exchange and the co-creative development of innovative politics for today and tomorrow.
To report a problem in public space, users within this project can log the current location of the device used, specify the street address, or just click on a map of the application.
This urban, non-profit living laboratory provides residents with a space to try out, develop and realise ideas, in a supportive and collaborative environment.
An online platform creates traceable supply chains from farmers, food crafters, and retail stores to restaurants.
Innovation-friendly spaces are designed to test new digital technologies in real-life conditions, without risk to the public.
A network of German municipalities and civil society commits to recognising humanitarian crises and actively receiving refugees.
This initiative aims to enable and encourage students to be enthusiastic and creative by establishing a new learning culture, instead of fixating on fulfilling given curricula.
Technological innovations provide communication, environmental, and sustainable transport solutions which improve the quality of life for citizens.
An adaptive lighting system uses sensor technology and insect-friendly LED lights in order to ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists while conserving insects and minimising light pollution.
Groceries ordered via an online shopping platform are delivered once a week to rural community centres, thereby ensuring a supply of goods in a space which facilitates social interactions.
A small but well-connected town attracts young, digital workers to the area by providing them with discounted accommodation and a co-working space for a limited period of time.
Workshops revitalise the political discourse, starting a direct conversation between citizens and government officials about visions for, and shortcomings within, the region.
A system in Freiburg aims to eliminate single-use coffee cups through the introduction of a reusable cup, accepted town-wide.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
Outdated high-rise buildings are deconstructed and the recovered materials reused to build sustainable, modern social housing units, with low carbon footprints.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.
Bratislava sets up a fully-furnished quarantine town with medical and psychological care, for people without homes during lockdown.