Collective Intelligence for stronger democracy

Vetted methods, key principles, and inspiring stories for change makers.

Collective Intelligence is a precious untapped resource that can help policy makers to:


Design smarter public policies to solve complex public probelms


Foster trust between citizens and encourage change


Innovate by experimenting and spreading what works


Achieve actionable consensus and accelerate policy making

Our goal: renew democracy

Smarter Together is a non-profit whose purpose is to study, design, develop and evaluate democratic innovations and collaborative governance mechanisms.

Our goal is to renew democracy and empower groups to better respond to collective issues.

Handbook of Collective Intelligence

Discover the latest science at the intersection of politics and Collective Intelligence from the world’s leading academic publisher in Humanities and Social Science.

Experts collective

A global and diverse network of 60+ experts, contributors and mentors, from the world’s best academic and consultancy teams. Our network helps public officials, NGOs, and all those seeking to develop innovative and impactful processes that deeply renew democracy.

Key Collective Intelligence methods

Explore our democratic innovation toolbox and make it your own.

Use these curated methods to get your own projects off the ground ans solve public problems together more effectively. Don’t forget to adapt them to your own context.


Get inspired with 30+ curated examples from around the world.
We’ll be breaking down what works, and why, by adding new featured case studies every week.


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The easiest way to get smarter is to get together. Join our free events, chat with the experts and meet like-minded democratic innovators from around the world.


Key learnings, How to guides and opinion pieces on the science of collective intelligence and participatory democracy.

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