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STARTS Prize
Competition

STARTS Prize

DEADLINE: 3 March 2021

STARTS Prize is a yearly competition to recognize innovative projects at the nexus of science, technology and the arts that have what it takes to make a significant impact on economic and social innovation.

Criteria

  • Artists/creative professionals or the researchers/companies involved from throughout the world; STARTS is not limited to citizens of EU-member states.
  • Groundbreaking collaborations and projects driven by both technology and the arts. Purely artistic or technologically driven projects are not the focus of this competition.
  • All forms of artistic works and practices with a strong link to innovation in technology, business and/or society; furthermore, STARTS is not restricted to a particular genre such as media art and digital art.
  • All types of technological and scientific research and development that has been inspired by art or involves artists as catalysts of novel thinking.

Benefits

The two STARTS prizewinners each receive Euro €20,000 and are prominently featured at Ars Electronica and other events of the consortium partners BOZAR, Waag, INOVA+, T6 Ecosystems, French Tech Grande Provence and Frankfurter Buchmesse.