REGIOSTARS AWARDS 2017
RegioStars Awards identify good practices in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects.
This site presents all finalists of the 2017 edition. This yearly competition honours Europe's most inspiring regional projects supported by EU Cohesion Policy.
Your vote is decisive for the Public Choice Award! Deadline: 09 October 2017 at midnight.
The 24 selected finalists come from regions and cities in 20 Member States and one neighbouring country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom and many of them address common challenges through cooperation across borders.
The five award categories are:
1. Smart Specialisation for SME innovation
2. Energy Union: climate change
3. Women empowerment and active participation
4. Education and Training
5. CityStars: cities in digital transition
The project that gets the most votes via all voting channels (this site, social media, event app) will receive the ‘Public Choice Award’ during the RegioStars Awards ceremony together with all winners, so make sure to cast your vote and spread the word!