EU RESponsible Island Prize

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


The main winner, Bornholm, has engaged all sectors of society to deliver a sustainable island for future generations. Bornholm has the ambition of becoming CO2 neutral by 2025 and a zero-emission and climate-friendly community by 2035. Led by the regional municipality, the winning team of Bornholm has developed a 100% renewable energy system that combines photovoltaics, wind energy, innovative solutions in waste treatment and combined heat and power from locally produced biomass. In doing so, Bornholm successfully brought together research and innovation with society.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsEuropean Commission