The city is the winner of the iCapital competition, a prize awarded by the European Commission
The next years, Amsterdam is the European capital of innovation. The city is the winner of the iCapital competition, a prize awarded by the European Commission. Amsterdam went against eight other cities in the finale, including Berlin, Paris, Turin and Eindhoven.
Together with the prize a sum of 950,000 Euro is related to winning the competition. Turin and Paris respectively took the second (100,000 euros) and third (EUR 50,000) prize. Amsterdam's participation was prepared by a team of people from the city of Amsterdam, Warehouse the Silent, Netherlands Kennisland, Waag Society and the Amsterdam Economic Board.
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