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Over the course of the MediaFutures project we are developing a number of resources for data-savvy entrepreneurs, creatives and artists and anyone else interested in using data responsibly in the media sector. These include information about outcomes and experiences of the MediaFutures acceleration and residencies support programme, results of the pilots, strategies, tutorials and webinars, datasets and tools, self-training resources, academic outputs such as research deliverables and scientific articles, as well as dissemination resources such as videos and other materials.

Find the right data, technology and training for you:

No programming skills - want to obtain and manipulate data with minimal or no coding
Little or no programming skills - willing to learn and develop some code in your project
Good technical skills - want to obtain and process data for developing your project
  • Training resources on data skills, responsible innovation, data access: improve your data skills and your awareness on data ethics and data access issues
  • Datasets: find datasets relevant to your project from our catalogue
  • Data scraping: explore open tools and APIs to obtain data from online platforms such as Twitter, Reddit or Wikipedia
  • Data science: check Python packages for data science that can help you turn data into information and knowledge
You know how to code, but you need data
  • Datasets: browse the datasets catalogue and find datasets relevant to your project
  • Data scraping: explore open tools and APIs to obtain data from online platforms such as Twitter, Reddit or Wikipedia

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Press release – launch of 2nd Open Call

Published in November 2021. The 2nd Open Call for SMEs, startups, artists and others is open until 27 January 2022. We are looking for ideas relating to quality journalism, transparency, democracy and science communications, all of which should look to counteract the negative impact of misinformation and disinformation within society.

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MediaFutures at a glance

MediaFutures in Accelerator Guide Germany 2021

The MediaFutures support programme is part of the Accelerator Guide Germany, Edition 21/22, published by The Ecosystem Company UG (haftungsbeschränkt).

Press release – first cohort of artist and startup projects concluded

MediaFutures celebrates the first cohort of artist and startup projects and awarded the first MediaFutures prizes during the Demo Day on 23 September 2021.

Press release – Start of BUILD phase of support programme

End of April, seven projects of the ‘Startups for Citizens’ and ‘Startup meets Artist’ won a place on the next stage of the support programme.

Press release – Start of support programme

The first 19 projects receive funding, mentoring and training to develop innovative ideas to tackle misinformation using data.

Results 1st Open Call – Infographic

Infographic on results of the 1st Open Call

Press release 1st Open Call

Published in November 2020. The 1st Open Call for SMEs, startups and artists is open until 28 January 2021.

Press release MediaFutures

Published in September 2020 for the kick-off of the MediaFutures project, giving an overview on project aims, main features and partners.

MediaFutures logo for use in articles

MediaFutures logo that can be used for informing on the project.

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