Special Track

Tarboot -Re-booting Cultural Treasures

We are searching for startups able to enhance and enrich the ways in which individuals from around the world can find, explore, use and experience digital cultural heritage materials- like those held in National Library of Israel collections.

Most often, historical and cultural heritage materials are found in libraries, archives and information depositories, where they are accessible mainly to researchers and limited communities. Yet these materials hold broad relevance and significance for individuals and the public at large. Our goal is to find technology based approaches that will significantly improve and widen access to these materials, rendering them more useful and meaningful for contemporary users.

The goal is to bring the riches of the world of culture into digital platforms in which we all work and create and turn them into a force impacting the collective present and shaping the future.

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in partnership with

Yad Hanadiv

PRIZES

Winner: 

  • Trip to London for the GESAwards Finals.

  • Exclusive invitation to a 2 day bootcamp in London on January 2022.

  • 50K USD, In addition, Up to $1 million will be distributed among proposals found suitable for implementation.

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TARBOOT TRACK PROCESS

January 2022

Applications Open to general & special tracks

May 25, 2022

Last submissions date for track entries

July 2022

Announcement of finalist

September, 2022

Last submission date for finalist` proposals

November, 2022

Announcement of winning proposals