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On 28. September 2023, our next Digital Parents Evening will take place on the topic of Cyberbullying. Via live stream and on site at the Innovationshauptplatz, experts will inform about digitalisation, digital literacy and how to deal with media. The recordings of the series will later be available online with subtitles in different languages.
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Participation-workshop at the Old Town Hall Linz. The Innovationshauptplatz of the City Linz invites interested school classes from secondary level 1 upwards to spend a forenoon at the Old Town Hall. In the foyer (aerial view of Linz) and in the municipal council hall, pupils have the opportunity to actively participate and discuss the city of Linz from their point of view. Dates from autumn 2023 - book now!
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Wir laden im Rahmen der Planet Linz Days 2023 am 19. und 20. Oktober zum Themenweg Klimawandel mit Stadtklimatologe Johannes Horak rund um den Hauptplatz ein. Unterstützt von interaktiven Messgeräten (Temperatur, Wind)werden Klimawandel, dessen Auswirkungen und naturwissenschaftliche Zusammenhänge direkt erfahrbar. Ausklang im Klima Erlebnis Raum, Anmeldung erwünscht!
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Do you need help with the basics in using a smartphone? Or would you like to get to know new apps and gain more independence in using digital devices? Then come to the smartphone days for elderly people from 24 October 2022 and get free information and advice.
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From mid-October to the end of November 2023, the Coding Weeks will focus on the topic of programming in Linz. There will be events, courses, competitions and meet-ups for all age groups and levels throughout the city. During this period, we will also be collecting job offers in the IT sector for you!
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Innovative Projekte aus dem Sozialbereich gesucht! Der Geschäftsbereich Soziales, Jugend und Familie vergibt erstmals den Preis für Soziale Innnovation und zeichnet innovative Ideen aus, die Linzerinnen und Linzern in ihren alltäglichen Herausforderungen weiterhelfen. Ein Sonderpreis wird für Ideen zum Selbstbestimmten Wohnen im Alter vergeben. Die Einreichfrist endet am 31. Oktober 2023
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The new edition of Zahlstadt is here! Get the latest facts and figures from Linz city research and lots of information from Linz about sustainability, life, people, business and innovation. A printed copy is available at our office in Pfarrgasse, the web PDF is available for download on the "About us" page.
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The Startup Guide Linz is here! On more than 230 pages, the book gives an insight into the Linz ecosystem around the topic of starting up in the city. You want to start a business and get to know Linz better? Then get the Startup Guide! The English-language book is available from us and in book shops worldwide - but the contents of the Startup Guide Linz are also available online.
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Have you always wanted to present your vision or already implemented project, innovation, art, creation and much more to the general public? Secure yourself the unique chance of a free business premises in the middle of Linz's main square: Free and flexible time management...
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Have you always wanted to know what the climate in Linz is like? Where exactly in Linz are the hottest and coolest places? Do you know how to have a perfect climate-friendly day in Linz? What does our climate future look like? Answers to these and other questions can be found in the Linz Climate Experience Room.
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New in Linz? We help expats who have recently moved to Linz to settle in quickly and learn important information about the city first-hand. On Saturday, 16th of September 2023, there will be our first Expats Café at the Old Town Hall from 11 am to exchange ideas and get to know each other.
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In 2023, we will again support the realization of 4 start-up ideas with EUR 5,000 each! For a period of five months, there is a monthly support of EUR 1,000 (in total EUR 5,000, paid in two tranches). Application starts on 1 February 2023!
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REGISTER NOW: Linz hACkT will take place again from 24 to 26 March 2023. This time the topic is social innovation. We invite you to spend a weekend at the Hackathon/Makerthon working together on ideas that remove barriers in everyday life.
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We are looking for creative minds with ideas for the Linz of tomorrow on our innovation platform!

This is about you and your ideas! And not only that. You can contribute your ideas, but also exchange ideas with other idea makers. They can give you feedback and you can work with them on solutions and questions. Look forward to many interesting ideas and competitions.

Network with people who, like you, enjoy building solutions and want to develop ideas further!

And you can see which ideas have already been implemented here

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    Submit ideas

    Submit your idea(s) to the competition, comment and like other ideas. The dynamics of an ideas competition thrive on valuable feedback from others.

  2. 2

    Community rating

    Each submission phase is followed by an evaluation by the community. In the so-called arena, two submitted ideas are always compared and evaluated by you.

  3. 3

    Award ceremony & further steps

    After the jury evaluation, the best ideas are published. Depending on the competition, there will also be an award ceremony with great prizes.

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