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.
Routine visits to the doctor become a thing of the past in this Swedish locality with a digital service that relies on digital identification, SMS, and email.
This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.
This initiative connects remote areas with different types of infrastructure, and is designed to promote investment, living, learning, and prosperity along the Atlantic coast region of Ireland.
A digital wizard tool provides various opportunities for schoolchildren to do their own programming and explore the world of bits and bytes.
The City of Omegna is working holistically to improve the town for the community, entrepreneurs, and the public sector.
A new entrepreneurial spirit is being fostered in schools in Finland with an entrepreneurship training that focuses on learning-by-doing, nudging teachers to keep a habit of lifelong learning.
A bottom-up plan aims at the revitalisation of a former industrial city through digitalisation, and the grouping of innovative minds to collect and execute ideas to reinvigorate the economy.
Small and medium-sized businesses in Lublin’s city centre are individually supported as the district is revived.
The local authority in a remote location backs a crowdfunding platform to appeal to faraway investors.
Rural communities connect online through a development project that supports local businesses.
Modern educational methods are used to improve the digital and media literacy of young people in Bulgaria.
Emerging technologies from different innovative players are used to solve public sector challenges in Lithuania.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
Participatory co-design creates a residential neighbourhood around accessible urban agriculture, enhancing the quality of life for inhabitants and the rich biodiversity for all living things.
A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.