Apr. 23, 2021
Immaterial Future Association is calling for innovative solutions that contribute to unleash the full power of culture. The winner will receive €50,000 non-equity funding to be awarded during the ceremony at viennacontemporary art fair in September 2021 in Vienna, Austria.
The open call welcomes projects that leverage technology to develop new business models that enable self-sustainable cultural production and distribution and distribution models that allow wide access to cultural experiences without losing authenticity. Applying projects can be run by a startup company, academic entity, for-profit and non-profit organization.
Six selected finalists will be invited to the Forum in Vienna to showcase their projects to potential partners and investors with a specific interest in culture and technology. The best submission will be selected after the showcase. The award ceremony will take place in Vienna on Sep. 7th, 2021, during the Immaterial Future Forum. The Forum itself is a parallel event to viennacontemporary art fair.
Applications must be submitted in English. Applicants are requested to send their project title, a proposal (200 words max), link to the pitch deck with the extended concept (PDF), answers to five additional questions, and their contact information.
Deadline: June 1, 2021; 11:59pm CET