Rural Inspiration Awards 2021
The third edition of the Rural Inspiration Awards's theme was 'Our rural future', in line with the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas developed by the European Commission. In this edition, we received 125 entries from 22 Member States for the four thematic categories: Green Futures, Digital Futures, Resilient Futures and Socially Inclusive Futures.The jury nominated a winner per thematic category and around 10 200 people from all around Europe decided the winner of the Popular Vote category through online voting.
Rural Inspiration Awards 2020
The second edition of the Rural Inspiration Awards recognised projects from across the EU, promoting examples of bioeconomy activity and action on the climate. 71 entries were received from 19 Member States and this online award ceremony assembled the 15 finalists to award the three winners, one from each category, as selected through a jury process, and the winner of a public vote.
Rural Inspiration Awards 2019
The very first Rural Inspiration Awards launched in 2018 recognised projects from across the EU. 176 projects were submitted from 23 EU Member States and the award ceremony welcomed the 25 finalists to the networX event held in 2019 to announce the winners from each of the four categories, as selected through a jury process, and the winner of a public vote.