Are you ready for more fun and diversity in politics and tools for making digital participation realer? Then join us to try out the Prototype Fund prototypes yourself and discuss with the project teams their plans and strategies. Register here and invite other Civic Tech enthusiasts via Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or any other platform. You can find the detailed program further below.

Demo Day of the Prototype Fund

2 March 2021


>>> register here <<<


5.30pm Civic Tech Debate (Deutsch)

Inputs and interactive discussion with Daniel Graf (WeCollect, PublicBeta), Jörg De Bernardi (Bundeskanzlei), you and other friends of democracy

6.00pm Project pitches and Q&A (English)

  • smartask develops a platform through which citizens can address questions or concerns directly and publicly to parliamentarians.
  • FairElection creates a tool for political organisations to select candidates according to their self-chosen criteria of diversity or the diversity of the Swiss population. Everyone can use the tool to simulate the results of a past election by modifying these same diversity criteria.
  • owlly enables the secure and easy electronic signing, validation and counting of popular initiatives and referendums for campaign platforms and offers a holistic e-collecting approach for Switzerland.
  • CH+ Games for Democracy uses game mechanics for political self-education and helps voters select their ideal candidates during elections. CH+ is based on co-design and invites users to be part of the design process. 
  • voty brings democracy to schools and promotes the understanding of democracy among the youth in a sustainable way through three modules: learning  + testing + living democracy.

7.00pm Project Demos in separate online rooms (Language depending on participants)

7.30pm End and informal exchange in online rooms

Let’s strengthen democratic participation in Switzerland together!