Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences – Extended Deadline

Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences, a residency and mentoring programme that merges artistic creativity and technology, has an extended application period until 12 September 2021. The areas in competition are computer programming, electronics and robotics, design, plastic arts, performing arts, music and architecture.

The two best projects in competition in Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences will take home a prize of 1400€!

20 candidates will be selected and will be accompanied by tutors in the development of their projects, with the aim of exhibiting them to the Aveiro public between 11 and 16 October.

Those interested should send their application documents to the e-mail aveirotechcity@cm-aveiro.pt. All the information and chronogram of the initiative are available in this page.


Application Documents 
Applications must be submitted in digital with no more than 10 pages and must contain the following:

  1. Bio or CV, with name, phone and email.
  2. Citizen Card, Passport or any other form of birthdate evidence.
  3. Cover letter (500 words) containing:
    (i) project presentation or projects which the candidate would like to develop (is not mandatory to have a project in this stage; projects can be developed in the beginning of the residence. If you present a project, cover letter can have +500 words);
    (ii) pictures or renders/visualizations of other projects or synopses;
    (iii) links for visualization platforms of candidate’s website, videos or images in platforms or web.
  4. Projects’ portfolio.
  5. Two references – not mandatory.
  6. Declaration to authorise the use of images and information of projects and work process during the residences for communication purposes. 


Therefore, the calendar of Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences has changed and follows the new programme of activities


a) 03 May to 12 September 2021 - Period of Applications.

b) September 13 to September 19, 2021 - Analysis of Applications.

c) September 20, 2021 - Announcement of selected applications.

d) September 27 to October 2, 2021 - Artistic Residency

f) 11 October 2021 to 16 October 2021 - Permanent exhibition of the projects developed in the artist residencies.