The selection of submissions has been made by an independent jury and experts from the Vienna Business Agency. External jury members were:
- Zita Bereuter (Journalistin, FM4)
- Christiane Gina Bertolini (Fondatrice, Amplifier, Voice, DNA.club) für den Spezialpreis "Disco"
- Brigitte Felderer (Kuratorin, Autorin, http://socialdesign.ac.at)
- Anne Catherine Fleith (Architektin, feld72 Architekten)
- Elisabeth Großschädl (Herausgeberin period.at)
- Sebastian Hackenschmidt (Kurator, MAK)
- Daniel Kalt (Journalist, Die Presse Schaufenster)
- Miriam Kathrein (Designerin, Kuratorin & Kulturmanagerin)
- Amelie Klein (freie Designkuratorin und Autorin)
- Friedrich Passler (Architekt, AllesWirdGut Architektur)
- Katharina Seidler (Journalistin, FM4)
The submissions have been selected by an independent jury and experts from the Vienna Business Agency, who evaluated the competition entries according to the following criteria:
- Qualification and professionalism of the submitters
- Creative quality
- Potential for change and activation
- Synergies for the City of Vienna
- Relevance for the call for proposals, especially for the focus topic "Future Communities"
Submission to the competition was open from 1 March to 8 June 2021.