Creative impulses for digital applications in art and culture.
How is technology changing culture? This year, several programmes are inviting creatives to initiate creative impulses for digital applications in art and culture in Vienna. The goal is to enhance and innovate offerings of cultural institutions and reach new target groups with the help of digital solutions.
The Vienna Business Agency supports the implemention of innovative digital solutions relating to Culture & Technology:
Content Vienna The competition for digital design supports creative professionals in producing and developing their digital projects. In 2022 we are awarding five production grants of EUR 10,000 each to support creative projects – from games and virtual reality to animation. This year, a special prize will also be awarded for project ideas with a focus on interactive heritage.
Creative_pioneer for startup plans and the development of creative products/services in the creative industries
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Innovation for the development of innovative or clearly improved services, products or processes, as well as for the implementation of organisational innovations
Shared facilities for the procurement of an equipment infrastructure (eg machines, systems, instruments) that will be used together with other companies/organisations
Vienna Digital for the implementation of digitalisation plans or ideas for optimising operational processes
The Culture & Technology White Paper (PDF) provides inspiration for potential projects, and use cases show how digital technologies have already been utilised in the cultural sector.
The Culture & Technology Podcast is a virtual salon hosted by the Vienna Business Agency together with Severin Matusek. In it, curators, researchers, artists and cultural experts explore how digital technologies are shaping the future of cultural experiences and sparking new opportunities in the process.
Culture & Technology: Museum Focus was a two-stage funding procedure that specifically supported the implementation of newly developed pilot applications in the museum sector and the implementation in cooperation with technology-oriented creative companies
Stage 1: Ideas competition
Stage 2: Funding competition
The award-winning projects of our ideas competition Culture & Technology: Museum Focus have been selected. The 10 best digital concepts from Viennese museums received prize money of 5,000 euros each.
The second stage of this funding opportunity was aimed at further developing the ideas into concrete projects. The winning projects will be announced shortly.
Networking: Creative Days Vienna 2022
On 1 and 2 June, creative minds from around the world met in Vienna for the Creative Days Vienna 2022. In a variety of talks, experiences and networking sessions we offer space for knowledge transfer, cooperation and open discussion and invite curators, researchers, artists and cultural experts to explore the impacts of current technological and social developments on the creative industries and the city.
Please also contact us, if we can help with our network of experts and cooperation partners.
We offer consultations for implementing your project in the field of culture and technology, possible funding programmes and suitable cooperation opportunities.
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