Creathon: international digital marathon

Promo PA Foundation
Polo Tecnologico Lucchese
Ministry of cultural goods and activities and tourism
Key objectives of the measure:

CREATHON aims to stimulate the creative community to offer technology-based solutions for users of cultural territories.

CREATHON will reward the team that will present products and services useful to favor the consumption of culture, conceived as part of an ecosystem of services that will enhance the livability and the external visibility of the territories, simultaneously favoring digital innovation.
The ideas developed during the 24 hours of creativity can:
• develop services and solutions for the cultural system in its broadest sense;
• stimulate broader direct access to the resources of the territories through the use of technologies;
• facilitate the achievement and expansion of the public;

• create products and services to improve the positioning of cultural territories towards different audiences.


Scope of the measure:
Regional, National, International
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

CREATHON is the hackathon for culture, which takes place every year in Lubec - Lucca Cultural Heritage, the second weekend of October. It is a marathon of ideas up to 15 creative teams, developers and digital fabricators. In 24 hour non-stop give life to new projects and / or virtual or real products for the enjoyment of digital territories, focusing on innovation, expansion of public and sustainability.
CREATHON was born from Promo PA Foundation, and is supported by the Polo Tecnologico Lucchese and other private companies.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Projects and / or virtual or real products for the enjoyment of digital territories

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

3500 euro for the awards

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)