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International Spotlight Heritage Student Contest 2023 and Interactive Digital Media Student Contest 2023

7 November 2023 @ 11:00 18:00

Politehnica University of Timisoara organizes the third edition of the International Spotlight Heritage Student Contest (ISHSC) 2023  and Interactive Digital Media Student Contest (IDMSC) 2023, now in its 9th edition, which will take place on 17 November 2023, starting at 11:00 in the Multipurpose Hall of the UPT Central Library, (Vasile Pârvan Boulevard 2, Timișoara).

The IDMSc and ISHSC competitions are open to students (bachelor, master, PhD) and students from any of the institutions in Romania, Europe and the USA and are organized by the Multimedia Centre and the e-Learning Centre of the Politehnica University of Timisoara in the following fields:

o Web Development / Web Development - web applications, on a topical theme, of any type and format, including artificial intelligence

o Mobile development / Mobile development - mobile applications using any computing architecture and for any platform

o Graphic Design & Audio-Video production / Graphic Design & Audio-Video production - web banner, website template, infographic, poster, brochure, cover, visual identity elements, digitally processed images, videos, commercials, credits / promo / trailer, video animations, timelapse, special effects / stunts

o Internet of Things / Internet of Things - Implementing an IoT concept or device that combines hardware, software and data on a topical theme (e.g. smart home, sensor network, robots, others).

o International Spotlight Heritage Student Contest (eXtended Reality) - AR/VR/XR applications based on free information from the Spotlight Heritage Timisoara platform - this section has its own rules.

Within the ISHSC 2023 competition, students from 5 renowned partner universities from Romania, Norway, Italy, Denmark and Lithuania, bringing a particular cultural and academic diversity, will work together in international teams to develop projects that integrate augmented and virtual reality and create digital artefacts that enhance and celebrate the richness of Timisoara's cultural heritage as part of the project. Spotlight Heritage Timișoara team.

The registration period for IDMSC 2023 is open until 16 November at 12:00, The project presentation, pitching and judging will take place on 17 November 2023 by physical presence or online. Talent and creativity will be rewarded with prizes worth over €5,000 offered by funders and partner companies and the opportunity to be nominated for the prestigious EU Medeea Awards 2024 (both competitions combined).

The event is part of the Spotlight Heritage Timisoara digital cultural initiative, part of the Cultural Programme Timisoara 2023 European Capital of Culture and is co-funded by EEA and Norway Grants and the Municipality of Timisoara through the Project Centre, Timis County Council, Ministry of Culture, Romania.

IDMSC 2023 partner companies are Nokia, Haufe-Leware, Cobalt Sign, SafeFleet, DeltaTel Group, Nutechnologies.

Spotlight Heritage Timișoara is a digital cultural initiative of Politehnica University Timișoara in partnership with the National Museum of Banat, part of the Cultural Programme Timișoara 2023 European Capital of Culture. Cultural project co-financed by the Municipality of Timișoara through the Project Centre, Timișș County Council, Ministry of Culture, EEA and Norway Grants. The Virtual Spotlight Heritage Timisoara project benefits from a grant of € 97.000 from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through EEA and Norway Grants. 

Spotlight Heritage Timisoara project

+40 256 40 33 00

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