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For the first time, Douro has a prize for the Creative Industries. It’s called Prémio Douro Criativo and it’s promoted by the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto DouroPrémio Douro Criativo is integrated in Douro Creative Hub project, also promoted by UTAD, that aims to identify, add value and boost the different fields inside the creative industries in the 19 municipalities that form NUTS III Douro.

The prize, open to the country, focuses on Douro and divides itself in 3 competitions: Competition 1 – Business Ideas within the Creative Industries; Competition 2 – Projects connected to the Creative Industries; Competition 3 – Corporate Bodies that incorporate the Creative Industries.



The applications must be submitted between March 1st 2018 and April 30th 2018 and its formalisation implies filling an electronic form, according with the indications of the Prize Regulation, available on Prémio Douro Criativo website (

With a 24 month duration, Douro Creative Hub is based on the promotion of creative entrepreneurship through Prémio Douro Criativo,on mapping creativity professionals and  incubating and mentoring new professionals in a coworking space. It will also be responsible for organising a Creative Camp as a collaboration space to support the development and for showcasing creativity professionals and their work, on Mercado Criativo do Douro.

Douro Creative Hub is promoted by the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro and co financed by the Supporting System to Collective Actions for Low Density Territories – Entrepreneurial Spirit Promotion, in the operation NORTE- 02-0651-FEDER-000060, Portugal 2020.