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News article24 November 2021

Dortmund is the European Capital of Innovation 2021 with Vantaa recognised Rising Innovator

The city of Dortmund in Germany is the European Capital of Innovation 2021 and the city of Vantaa in Finland is the European Rising Innovative City.

iCapital Prize 2021 - winners

Following an intense evaluation process, two high-level juries of independent experts selected the winners and runners-up in the two prize categories.

  • The city of Dortmund in Germany is the European Capital of Innovation 2021
  • The second place in the European Capital of Innovation Awards is endowed to Dublin in Ireland and to Malaga in Spain.
  • Vilnius in Lithuania is awarded the third place.

City of Vantaa in Finland is the European Rising Innovative City. Cascais in Portugal and Trondheim in Norway are granted the second and third places in the European Rising Innovative City awards.

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Publication date
24 November 2021