Salzburg/Graz, September 19, 2014. Stefanie Lindstaedt, CEO of the Know-Center, has officially announced the winner of the ‘Know-Award’ in the course of the i-KNOW conference on Thursday. This special prize is given to the most mature project using open data and promoting open science...
The European Youth Award and its network are extremely honored as the European Parliament expressed its appreciation for Europe’s unique pan-European ‘Digital Creativity for Social Good’ - contest in terms of a patronage! As EYA the European Parliament is convinced that ICTs are...
To all creative minds out there! The EYA Winners are announced, the EYA Festival in Graz is coming closer and closer, but one thing is still missing - a cool design for the EYA conference bag! And for that we need YOUR help! :)   The Challenge: You submit your awesome, innovative, creative...
Franz Fischler, President of the European Forum Alpbach, sends his congratulation ishes to all EYA Winners 2014!
What makes success? An inspiring idea, a vision, new technology? All of that and more is to be found in the European Youth Award’s thirteen winning projects. But there is one thing young start-ups are missing: yearlong business experience.The EYA Mentorship Program offers exactly that: Every...
Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe has a message for you!

Famous Voices on EYA

Thorbjørn Jagland

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Irina Bokova

Director-General of UNESCO

Werner Faymann

Chancellor of Austria

Neelie Kroes

Vice-President of the European Commission

Michael Spindelegger

Former Vice Chancellor Austria

Franz Fischler

President of the European Forum Alpbach

Festival Tickets (November 19-21)

Check out your benefits here!

Check out the Festival program!

Order your ticket here!


for Students € 60



the fee includes

- Graz City Tour

- Conference bag with information material, Graz city map,
  Festival catalogue and program

- Access to all workshop sessions, keynotes, world-cafés,…

- Coffee breaks throughout the day.

Past & present Speakers

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Founder & Strategy, UT11
Honorary Chairman ICNM | CEO Research Studios Austria
Designer, Rostedt & Co
Vice President, Europe, ICANN
CEO & Research Director, evolaris next level
Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons 2 Join the EYA Festival - Ambassador's Messages for U!

"Be part of the best
contest for young talents!"

"Get in contact with people that you probably never would have met!"

"Learn how you can use digital technologies for social good!"

"Expand your network, promote your project!" "Great people, Inspiration,  Motivation"

Francesca Ronchi, Italy

John Buckley, Ireland

Dušica Birovljević, Serbia

Darko Bozhinoski, Macedonia

Carina Schmid, Germany

Watch Francesca's message Watch John's message Watch Dušica's message Watch Darko's message Watch Carina's message

EYA Ambassadors

Meet your EYA Ambassadors:

Executive Director, Beyond Violence
United Kingdom
Software Developer @ Woody
System Designer
Senior Designer @ Nordkapp
Co-Founder & Biz Guy @ whatchado
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