Seven cities made it to the final round of the seventh edition of the European Capital of Innovation Awards.
They have a chance to become the 2021 European Capital of Innovation and the first-ever European Rising Innovative City.
The two high-level juries of independent experts selected seven finalists for both iCapital categories after a very intense selection process that included remote interviews with sixteen semi-finalist cities.
The finalists of this year’s edition are listed below in alphabetical order and divided into two categories.
The European Rising Innovative City:
- Cascais (Portugal)
- Trondheim (Norway)
- Vantaa (Finland)
The European Capital of Innovation:
- Dortmund (Germany)
- Dublin (Ireland)
- Malaga (Spain)
- Vilnius (Lithuania)