Selection criteria are:
1. Innovative or impactful engagement with local, national and EU authorities; and/or
2. Creative collaboration and skill-sharing across society, be it with one or more of the following: the private sector, civil society, academia, political movements or philanthropy;
3. Promotion of accountable and transparent policy-making at local, national and EU level; and/or
4. Outstanding commitment and dedication to the European public interest.
The jury includes members of European civil society, philanthropists, academics, professionals and personalities from the world of arts and culture. Awards will be given during a ceremony that will take place in Brussels in autumn.