Source: Freepik Author: Redaction Last week, the city of Lisbon was awarded the title of European Capital of Innovation 2023 , winning the race with the cities of Lviv (Ukraine) and Warsaw (Poland). The award was presented to Carlos Moedas, Mayor of Lisbon , at a ceremony in Marseille. The prize, awarded by the European Commission, is worth one million euros and aims to recognize the cities that most promote innovation within their communities. According to Carlos Moedas, the prize will be invested by Unicorn Factory to develop social innovation projects and to help combat exclusion. I would like this one million euros to be applied to innovation that changes peoples lives , said the mayor. In just two years, Unicorn Factory Lisboa has attracted 54 new technology centers to Lisbon from 23 countries, announced 10,000 jobs, launched 13 incubation and acceleration programs, tripled the number of startups incubated and positioned the city in industries as diverse as digital health, Web 3 technologies or artificial intelligence , the municipality said in a statement. This project was the basis of Lisbons application for the iCapital awards , which every year recognize the most innovative cities in Europe. Follow this and other topics in SUPERCASA News .