Surfing for Science from Spain brings communities of surfers together to collect scientific samples of microplastics floating in the sea surface.
Catch the Water Monsters from the Netherlands trains and educates citizens to measure the quality of small water bodies in their environment.
Paleo-energy: How forgotten patents can shake the future from France focuses on exploring alternative energy sources inspired by Technical Heritage.
SensJus is an intiative led by Anna Berti Suman in Italy that explores how civic environmental monitoring can turn people into ‘sentinels’ for their environment.
Phénoclim from Anne Delestrade in France is a participatory science programme on phenology and climatology in mountain areas.
AquaGranda brought Venetian citizens together to build a digital community memory of recent floods and question how we can cope with the devastating effects of climate change to build a new future.
Digital Communities Award: Awarded for demonstrating excellence in creating and supporting communities, delivering social benefits, and fostering an open and inclusive civil society through the innovative or alternative use of digital technologies. therestartproject.org The Restart Project addresses the environmental costs of our linear, consumerist economy. It combines hands-on community repair engagement with the need for…
Diversity & Collaboration Award: Awarded for excellence in explorative collaboration, cultural diversity, gender diversity, stakeholder engagement, and social inclusivity. urbanbelonging.com The Urban Belonging Project innovates methods for citizen engagement that foreground diverse and marginalized experiences in planning. The project invited participants who identify as lgbt+, deaf, homeless, internationals, ethnic minorities, mentally vulnerable, and/or physically disabled…
Grand Prize: Awarded for outstanding achievements in the advancement of knowledge through the empowerment of civil society and citizens in the development of the future. isala.be Isala is the world’s largest citizen science project on women’s health studying the female microbiome and its influence on our health and wellbeing. Isala has both scientific and societal…
Mosquito Alert is a global initiative based in Spain that advances the knowledge of mosquitoes as disease vectors through innovative citizen science methodologies.