Finalists - Round 1

Round 1 served as a general assessment of the Open Source field.
Projects from the four core funding areas were funded without a special focus:

  • Civic Tech: Digital tools for citizens
  • Data Literacy: Applications around the use and analysis of (open) data and thepromotion of a sovereign data practice.
  • Data security: Tools with a focus on privacy, secure communication/data transfer and data economy.
  • Software infrastructure: Software and tools that enable and simplify the operation of projects mentioned above.
  • Algoneer

    We help to better understand and design algorithmic systems.

    Andreas Dewes, Katherine Jarmul

    Sign Dict

    We are an interactive reference book for sign language.

    Bodo Tasche


    We bring more female speakers to the panels of this world.

    Maren Heltsche, Tyranja

    Syrian Archive

    We collect and verify eyewitness reports from conflict areas centrally on our platform.

    Hadi Al Khatib, Jeff Deutch, Nikolas Para

    Commons Booking

    We facilitate the sharing process of common used items.

    Florian Egermann


    We ensure the anonymity of devices in public networks.



    We offer the possibility to record online interviews in cinema quality in the browser.

    Volker Grassmuck, Donald Harvey, Jamie King


    We make access to information on the condition and planning of the Berlin cycling infrastructure easily accessible.

    Boris Hekele, Heiko Rintelen


    We connect and coordinate food savers.

    Raphael Wintrich


    We help hosts to organize community events more easily.

    Mario Manno


    We improve the discussion capabilities of web videos.

    Joscha Jäger


    We depict the development of gentrification in an understandable way.

    Melanie Thewlis


    We enable the addition of new geodata in OpenStreetMap.

    Adrian Stabiszewski


    We vectorise OpenStreetMap maps.

    Thomas Skowron


    We offer tenants an online tool to enforce the cap on rent increases.

    Vincent Ahrend


    We secure mailing lists against surveillance.

    schleuder dev team