Europeana Creative Design Challenge

Europeana Creative is looking for designers, artists, developers, start-ups and other entrepreneurs to re-use Europe’s digitised cultural heritage from Europeana in innovative and creative ways!

Europeana Creative is pleased to announce its 5th and final challenge encouraging YOU to design and submit products, applications and designs that reuse Europeana content in the theme of Design.

The Design Challenge

The aim of the Europeana Creative - Design Challenge is to engage designers, artists, developers and entrepreneurs to explore and experiment with with cultural heritage content available in Europeana. We challenge ingenious minds and makers to rethink and redesign our common culture, and produce innovative and novel interpretations that make use of digital cultural content and data sourced from Europeana or Europeana Labs. The Europeana API allows you to access 2000+ collections and incorporate them into apps, games, products and websites. You can even create mash-ups when connecting Europeana's API with other sources or APIs. The possibilities are endless!

What is the prize?

Following an online assessment by a panel of experts and industry judges the best applications will be invited to a pitching event to be hosted at Future Everything Festival at the end of February 2015 in Manchester, UK. Successful applicants will be notified the week commencing Monday 3rd February.

Following the pitches, the winners will be chosen and rewarded with a three-month mentoring & incubation program from a team of experts. The prize consists of specialist support providing business mentoring, technical support, assistance with identifying and accessing finance, facilitation of business partnerships, access to specialised testing environments, marketing and promotion support.

Deadline: 15 January 2015

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