Arquivo.pt won the "Digital Service" category of the "The Best & Biggest in Technological Portugal 2022" awards, given every year by Exame Informática magazine to distinguish entrepreneurs, innovators, companies and institutions in the areas of science and technology. The delivery of these awards, already in its 16th edition, took place last November 29th at the EPIC Sana Marquês hotel in Lisbon, and rewarded researchers, entrepreneurs, companies and institutions in the areas of science and technology in different categories.
In the "Digital Service" category, the winner was the Arquivo.pt service, operated by the FCT's National Scientific Computing Unit (FCCN) and the award was received by the team that manages and ensures this project. In this category, the honorable mentions went to "Heróis da Fruta" (Fruit Heroes), an initiative that aims to promote healthy eating habits among children, and the "Portal da Compl Compladoria" (Complaint Portal), an entity that facilitates communication between complainants and service providers.
Arquivo.pt is a service that preserves archived information from the Web since 1996. Arquivo.pt preserves information published on the Web of interest to the Portuguese community, distinguishing itself by allowing to search and retrieve information from old sites. It is a public service, free and of free access to all Web users.