The initiative honors the most innovative works that use the information preserved on Arquivo.pt. Anyone interested can register until May 6.
Applications are now open for the 7th edition of the Arquivo.pt Prize. The challenge consists of submitting a work, done individually or in groups, on any topic, with Arquivo.pt as the main source of information.
This initiative is open to all interested parties. Professionals, students, researchers or even just citizens can travel back in time and submit their application until May 6, 2024. The project submitted must be accompanied by a text and a short video describing what has been achieved.
Three prizes: €15,000
The 1st place winner will receive a prize of €10,000 and the runner-up will receive €3,000. Third place on the podium will be awarded €2,000.
In this edition, three honorable mentions will also be awarded. The first will be awarded by the initiative's media partner , the newspaper Público , to works focusing on content from this publication preserved on Arquivo.pt.
The Aveiro Media Competence Center (AMCC) consortium will also award an honorable mention, this time to projects on Portuguese online media. Finally, the DNS.pt Association (.PT) will award teachers who encourage students to do work using Arquivo.pt.
The initiative has the high patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic.
Arquivo.pt Award over the years
Since 2018, the year of the first edition, the Arquivo.pt Award has had 168 entries and has led to the creation of dozens of Arquivo.pt use cases, studies and applications in various areas of knowledge.
The initiative also distributed a total of €90,000 and awarded 21 prizes. In 2023, the winner was the project "Viajar no tempo sobre carris", an online platform that analyzes and presents the evolution of train travel times in Portugal, based on the timetables preserved on Arquivo.pt. See the winners of the last edition of the Prize here.
All the information about the Arquivo.pt Prize 2024 is available at https://arquivo.pt/premio.