The theme of this year’s award “Solving the World’s Major Challenges – a call for innovations” targets projects, research projects and political strategies from the cultural and creative sector which offer innovative approaches for difficult global problems with special, but not exclusive, attention given to digital innovations.

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Entries eligible can be artists, companies, non-profit initiatives, public institutions as well as researchers and research institutions from EU member states and candidates.

Deadline for application is 1 July 2015.

The winning projects are awarded with total prize money of up to EUR 20 000 and a presentation at the N.I.C.E. exhibition.

Further information about the award and the application form can be found on the N.I.C.E. website.