What is STARTS?
STARTS (Science, Technology and the ARTS) Iniatitive, launched by the European Commission - DG CONNECT - promotes the inclusion of artists in innovation projects. It aims to remove the boundaries between art and engineering to stimulate creativity and innovation.
What is STARTS Residencies?
STARTS Residencies is one of the STARTS Pillars. This programme supports and funds 45 artistic residencies (2017 - 2020) that bring original artistic contributions to technology-based research projects. During each STARTS Residency, a tech project collaborates with an artist, leading to the creation of an original artwork, and to the development of the innovative aspects of the tech research.