Reshaping the media value chain through responsible and innovative uses of data

open call

During three Open Calls, we’ll select startup ideas and creative projects to participate in the MediaFutures support programme. Each call will have three tracks:

Track 1

Artists for Media

For artists with an innovative artwork concept and production process that critically and materially explore data and technology to question and comment on its impact on individuals and society. Artists participate in a six-month Residency programme.

Track 2

Startups for Citizens

For startups to build a product or service that encourages novel, more meaningful ways to engage with media content. They will participate in a six-month Accelerator programme.

Track 3

Startup meets Artist

For teams of startups and artists to collaboratively develop new concepts of data technology and the arts.
They take part in a six-month mixed Residency and Accelerator programme.

call opening

november 23, 2020

12pm noon (CET)

call closing

january 28, 2021

12pm noon (CET)

how to

participate

What is MediaFutures

Reshaping the media value chain through responsible and innovative uses of data.

MediaFutures is a three year European innovation project (supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme) which aims at contributing to high-quality media activities.
MediaFutures establishes a data-driven innovation hub to offer grant funding and support for startups and artists through three Open Calls. We’re looking for pilots, artworks and experiences that use data to encourage citizens to engage more meaningfully with high-quality journalism, science education and digital citizenship.

MediaFutures is part of the S+T+ARTS ecosystem.

Reshaping the media value chain through responsible and innovative uses of data

open call

During three Open Calls, we’ll select startup ideas and creative projects to participate in the MediaFutures support programme.

Each call will have three tracks:

track 1

Artists for Media

For artists with an innovative artwork concept and production process that critically and materially explore data and technology to question and comment on its impact on individuals and society. Artists participate in a six-month Residency programme.

track 2

Startups for Citizens

For startups to build a product or service that encourages novel, more meaningful ways to engage with media content. They will participate in a six-month Accelerator programme.

track 3

Startup meets Artist

For teams of startups and artists to collaboratively develop new concepts of data technology and the arts.
They take part in a six-month mixed Residency and Accelerator programme.

call opening

november 23, 2020

12pm noon (CET)

call closing

january 28, 2021

12pm noon (CET)

how to

participate

What is MediaFutures

Reshaping the media value chain through responsible and innovative uses of data.

MediaFutures is a three year European innovation project (supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme) which aims at contributing to high-quality media activities.
MediaFutures establishes a data-driven innovation hub to offer grant funding and support for startups and artists through three Open Calls. We’re looking for pilots, artworks and experiences that use data to encourage citizens to engage more meaningfully with high-quality journalism, science education and digital citizenship.

MediaFutures is part of the S+T+ARTS ecosystem.

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MediaFutures 1st Open Call Webinars and Matchmaking sessions.

Are you thinking about applying for MediaFutures?
We invite you to hear more about the application process and what you can expect from the Acceleration and Residency programmes.

In case you are looking for a partner to team up with for the Startup meets Artist track we offer a platform that will help you to find your perfect partner and a matchmaking session on January 13th, from 2:30PM to 8:30PM (CET).

December 17th, 2020

at 1:00 PM (CET)

January 13th, 2021

at 1:00 PM (CET)

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    MediaFutures is part of the S+T+ARTS ecosystem.

    MediaFutures is part of the S+T+ARTS ecosystem.