Open Call

The STARTS yearly competition is back to award two 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. Winners will receive each €20.000 and be prominently featured at Ars Electronica and other events of the consortium partners BOZAR, Waag, INOVA+, T6 Ecosystems, French Tech Grande Provence and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Check the submission and evaluation timetable below:

January 11, 2021Submission phase for the STARTS Prize 2021 starts
March 3, 2021  March 15, 2021Extended submission deadline
April 23 – 25, 2021Jury Meeting
Mid-June, 2021Announcement of winners
September 8-12, 2021Exhibition and talks at Ars Electronica Festival
STARTS Prize - Trophy