About OPIN

OPIN - A European toolbox for youth eParticipation projects

OPIN is composed of:

OPIN is an all-in-one digital and mobile participation toolbox, easily embedded in the web presence of youth organisations or public administrations. 

OPIN provides participation projects with a digital home. All stages of the project are transparent and supported by OPIN’s software: 

  • features for digital and mobile participation 
  • easy to embed participation processes on your web site
  • intelligent community management 
  • integration of offline events
  • multimedia information about your project 

The toolbox is developed to support quality participation by design. Concentrated practical tips and a decision support tool help to plan and find the right tools for your purpose. Build a professional eParticipation process without being a pro. 

    Five pilot programmes are currently testing OPIN and will give feedback for improvements to the OPIN developers:

    • The City of Paris 
    • AEGEE - European Students' Forum
    • A cross-border partnership between Italy and Slovenia
    • The Region Heart of Slovenia
    • UNEF-Dauphine

    OPIN development

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    OPIN platform and features are developed within the project "EUth - Tools and Tips for Mobile and Digital Youth Participation in and across Europe”. The project is running from March 2015 to March 2018 and is supported under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

    Besides the software development several activities will take place until March 2018.

    Check out the project website for more information: www.euth.net

    Project and Partners


    The aim of the project “EUth - Tools and Tips for Mobile and Digital Youth Participation in and across Europe” is to get more young people involved in political decision-making and increase their trust in European political institutions. For this we need:

    • youth-friendly digital and mobile participation tools  
    • to set up attractive participation projects

    The solution is created within the EUth project: OPIN, an all-in-one proven digital and mobile participation toolbox for youth organisations or administrations. 

    Project “EUth - Tools and Tips for Mobile and Digital Youth Participation in and across Europe” has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 649594.

    Map Euth partners


    Project coordinator

    nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research, Germany


    Project Partners

    Alfstore, France
    AEGEE - European Students' Forum, Belgium
    Development Centre of the Heart of Slovenia, Slovenia
    European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA), Luxembourg
    IJAB - International Youth Service of the Federal Republic of Germany, Germany
    Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems, Italy
    Liquid Democracy e.V., Germany
    Missions Publiques, France
    Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
    The Danish Board of Technology Foundation (DBT), Denmark
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