ID20 takes the processes in
heritage innovation one step further!
ID20 was established with a vision to transform heritage from a thing of the past to a matter of future. Based in Idrija, Slovenia, a former world’s second-largest mercury mine and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the intertwinement of heritage and innovation created the perfect environment for innovation in business, service and creativity sectors.
Award by the Council of Europe and European Commission for the story of living and creating with cultural heritage of Idrija
1st place in a challenge prize run by European Commission for social innovation.
National award for content marketing achievements.
Generation Y prize for special achievements.
Architect Society of Ljubljana’s award for excellency in architecture.
Inzaghi: A space where heritage meets creativity.
We are located in the machine house of Inzaghi Shaft that is an integral part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our working space perfectly reflects the openness and ingenuity of our approach and offers the right space for heritage innovations.
Idrija 2020 Association, a parent organisation of Id20, unites and provides networking opportunities for more than 40 young activitists and supporters. Founded in 2012, its aim has been to develop youth sector and youth policies in the spheres that go beyond the conventional youth programmes: local strategic development, entrepreneurship, revitalisation of heritage, all with the mission to develop Idrija into a youth-friendly municipality.
Idrija 2020 co-founded Id20 Institute to research, promote and support other organisations and individuals in taking one step further in innovation of cultural heritage.