Tag: creative industries

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Learn from the E-Space Hackathons experience

The holding of hackathons is a popular and already well-established activity that offers industries the possibility to gather people enthusiastic to develop new ideas. The E-Space project took up this concept and developed it further, re-conceptualising the meaning of ‘hackathon’ in … Continue reading


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CRe-AM final event / ICT & Creative Industries in Europe: current trends and future policies

The event will present CRe-AM’s roadmapping work and results. The day will be divided into two parts to present the main outcomes of the CRe-AM project and to allow networking among participants. The morning plenary session will present roadmaps for each creative … Continue reading


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DISH2015: only one week left to submit your proposal!

Are you an expert in user engagement with digital heritage? Do you care about the role of digital heritage in the public domain? Are you convinced that “open” means “more impact”? Do you have a cunning business plan with digital heritage? Then submit a proposal for a table session, a workshop, a poster session or an ignite talk within 14 September 2015! Continue reading


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ADDICTed to creative and cultural industries!

Last month EBN welcomed ADDICT – Creative Industries Portugal, the Creative Industries Agency in Portugal. ADDICT is a non-profit association created in 2008. It currently gathers around 100 members and is recognised by the Ministry for Economy as the coordinator of the Creative Industries Cluster in Portugal. ADDICT’s mission is to foster a favourable environment for culture and creative economy to thrive, advocating the sector interests and acting as platform for knowledge and innovation. Continue reading


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ECIA concluded in Amsterdam for a new start

On 27-28 November 2014, in Amsterdam, the European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) presented and discussed ten policy recommendations following their three years of work. The recommendations are described and supported with concrete cases in the ECIA final report. By presenting their Final report, the experts coming from 12 European countries join their forces and decided to go on strengthening the future of the creative industries. Continue reading


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“Building Effective Creative Clusters” Conference

This conference will address practical ideas to unlock the economic value of the Creative & Cultural Industries: expert speakers and panelists will be discussing practical ideas to unlock the economic value of the Creative & Cultural Industries. The Conference programme includes … Continue reading


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Europe’s cultural treasures online: opportunities ahead

On 2 October 2014, the European Commission published two reports, coinciding with the international conference held in Rome, at the National Central Library, on occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU. The conference aimed at urging cultural institutions in Europe to put more cultural heritage online, with the government support. The Commission will continue to monitor progress in this area through periodic reports and by chairing expert groups on digitisation and digital preservation and monitoring the correct transposition of the Orphan Works Directive. Continue reading


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Wired Sussex at #BDF14

For the last (full) week of September, 22nd – 26th, at Brighton Digital Festival, Wired Sussex will be coordinating Creative, Digital & IT Open Studios, an event which provides an opportunity for local businesses to lift the curtain on what goes on behind the scenes in the sector. Wired Sussex is a Brighton-based membership organisation for companies and freelancers operating in the digital, media and technology sector in Sussex, UK. Continue reading


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CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project starts

The project will develop a Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the age of Digital Culture. On the first two days of September, the premises of the Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico will host the CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES Kick-off Meeting, which brought together 12 cultural institutions and archives, universities, research centres and innovative SMEs from all over Europe. Continue reading


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Innovate: the applied research magazine from Coventry University

The Summer 2014 issue of the Innovate magazine features a 2-page article about Europeana Space, developed by the Project’s Coordinator Sarah Whatley and by Marion Doyen, Business Development Manager at Coventry University. Continue reading