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Submissions for the Prizes 2018

The objective of the Prizes 2018 is to foster innovative research or application of historical resources preserved from the Web, through the search and access services made publicly available by

The submissions must clearly demonstrate the usefulness and unique nature of for the proposed work, as well as the impact of the work in the society or the community which it targets.

All communications must be done using the Portuguese language.

A careful consultation of the following references is essential for the submission of works:

Values ​​of the Prizes

  • 1st place: 10 000 €
  • 2nd place: 3 000 €
  • 3rd place: 2 000 €

Submission deadline

  • May 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Lisbon time)


The submitted works can focus on any subject, as long as is used as source of information.

Who can apply?

The competition is open to anyone, individually or in groups.

How to apply?

Submissions must be done through an online application form and include:

Publication and dissemination of works

The submitted works may be published without benefits for the candidates but always guaranteeing the reference to the author (Creative Commons Attribution By-Law).


Rating criteria

  • Technical quality of the application (clarity, presentation, structure)
  • Originality and innovation
  • Maturity of the work
  • Social impact (application and social usefulness)
  • Scientific impact (application and scientific usefulness)
  • Relevance of the use of

The Jury may require face-to-face presentations of the submitted works in Lisbon, Portugal.

The expected date for the results announcement is July 2018, but it will depend on the number of submissions received.

Submission form

Submissions must be filling one of the following forms :

Useful references for the development of works