Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly, April 2 – 8 2018


Apr 3, 2018, Creative Europe: Watch the streaming of the high-level conference on Innovation & Cultural Heritage!

If you missed the high-level conference on Innovation & Cultural Heritage, you can now watch the whole event at: http://www.videliostreaming.com/Paris1/ec.europa.eu/2018-03-20_9h/

Apr 3, 2018, Arts Council England‏: Invitation to participate in ACE survey on leadership in the arts, museums and libraries

King’s College London has been commissioned by Arts Council England (ACE) to conduct research into the development of leadership skills across the arts, museums and libraries. Access the short survey at: https://kclbs.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_elGRVtxbXvqJsLX

Apr 3, 2018, Ellen MacArthur‏ Fdn.: The Circular Design Guide

“The design thinking approach that underpins this guide allows you to explore new ways to create resilient, long-lasting value in the circular economy – giving you the creative confidence to redesign the world around you”. Check the guide at: https://www.circulardesignguide.com/?utm_content=bufferfc7c0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Apr 3, 2018, UNESCO‏: Last days to apply for the 9th IFCD call and the initiative U40 Empowered: Women entrepreneurs powering the digital creative industries

“The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. (…) Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to apply. (…) U40 Empowered is a special call to expand the IFCD’s actions to support young women entrepreneurs in the digital creative industries. This initiative is made possible thanks to the generous contribution of Sabrina Ho, a rising young cultural entrepreneur and philanthropist. (…) The deadline for submitting project proposals to both calls is 16 April 2018”.

Apr 4, 2018, Startups.be: Antwerp Startup Fair 2018, register now!

#AntwerpSF18 [Antwerp Startup Fair 2018] rocks again! On 18/04, @StartupsBe #EYnovation @BusinessInA set up an awesome job fair and bring startups & jobseekers together under one roof. Are you looking for talent? Would like to kick-start your career? Register at http://antwerpstartupfair.be/”.

Apr 4, 2018, Europa Nostra: Opening of the exhibition “Targeting Monuments – Targeting History And Memory”

“In the period from 4 April until 16 April the exhibition Targeting Monuments – Targeting History and Memory can be seen in the Atrium of the City Hall in The Hague. The opening of the exhibition was on April 4 at 19:00 hours at the Atrium of the City Hall in The Hague”.

Apr 5, 2018, Creative Victoria: Creative State Summit set to return to Melbourne

“An initiative of the Victorian Government’s Creative State strategy, the Summit is an annual gathering of creative practitioners and organisations from across Victoria. Last year more than 400 people attended the two days of forums, discussions and networking events, building connections with practitioners from across the arts, cultural, design, digital games, fashion and screen sectors”.

Apr 6, Culture Action Europe: Reason #13 to support the 1% for Culture campaign!

1% FOR CULTURE! #13: Strong association between participating in cultural & creative activities and better health & life satisfaction. Read about CAE campaign and sign the manifesto https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/European_Union_Member_States_Supporting_Culture_is_Supporting_Europe/edit #commit1% #double4culture #20reasonsformoreculture

Apr 6, Puglia Creativa: Presentazione della ricerca “Creative in Puglia – lo stato dell’arte” (9 April)

“Puglia Creativa presenta al pubblico lunedì 9 aprile alle ore 10 presso il Foyer del Teatro Petruzzelli la ricerca “Creative in Puglia – Lo stato dell’arte del sistema produttivo culturale e creativo” realizzata per noi dalla Fondazione Symbola nell´ambito del progetto Ch.IMERA.

Apr 7, Creative Europe: Check EU’s supports for Europe’s SMEs in the Cultural and Creative sectors with this interactive map

“The EU supports Europe’s #cultural & #creative sectors. Thanks to the #CreativeEurope Guarantee Facility, 222 SMEs received €49 m in extra funding, creating 1215 new jobs”.