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Europeana Labs

Europeana Labs is the go-to place for those who have the imagination, skills and desire to play with digital cultural content and use it in their experimental works or sustainable business projects.

Find below practical resources to start building with cultural collections as quickly and easily as possible, including openly licensed, thematic datasets and four free APIs. Explore how we can help you fund your idea through online challenges and match funding calls. Discover examples of applications using Europeana.

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It’s time to prioritise digital culture and Europeana - take the European Union’s survey on the new Digital Europe Programme today

Created: 6 September 2019

The Digital Europe Programme is a new funding programme from the European Union which will shape and support the digital transformation of Europe’s society and economy. Europeana will be co-financed by this programme when it begins in 2021. Take the EU's survey on the priorities of the programme now and show them that support and ambition for digital cultural heritage is vital.

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