Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly, Feb 19 – 25 2018

Europeana #edTech Challenge 2018 – Terms and Conditions

Europeana invites entrepreneurs, developers, designers and cultural heritage digital thinkers to submit their best idea(s) that use cultural heritage and digital technologies to foster innovative learning and teaching. Deadline: 28 February 2018.

Feb 19, European Commission: European Film Forum goes to Berlinale 2018

In 2018 Creative Europe MEDIA will continue its stakeholders’ dialogue under the European Film Forum conferences organised during film festivals or film and TV markets. The first European Film Forum of this year will take place alongside Berlinale on 19 February 2018 and will focus on: The future of MEDIA: connecting Europeans through films.

Feb 19, Factoría Cultural, Vivero de Industrias Creativas, Spain: Training programme “Jóvenes Artistas en Acción” (Young Artists in Action)

Factoría Cultural lanza junto al Museo Lázaro Galdiano un programa de formación dirigido a creadores visuales que ofrece las herramientas necesarias para la práctica artística y la gestión de proyectos. Dicho itinerario abarca las áreas principales en la actividad de todo profesional del arte: desde la concepción de la obra hasta su exposición, pasando por la estrategia de comunicación.

Feb, 20, Europeana: The Europeana Business Plan 2018 is out!

The Business Plan 2018 outlines an exciting and busy year for Europeana – their tenth anniversary and the European Year of Cultural Heritage.

Feb 20, Creative Factory, Nantes, France: Apéripitch “Smart city: inventons aujourd’hui la ville de demain” (Smart city: let’s invent today tomorrow’s city)

Créative, durable et connectée, Nantes est la 2e ville la plus “smart” de France. Derrière cette belle dynamique: de nombreuses innovations et expérimentations réalisées depuis plusieurs années. La Creative Factory vous invite à découvrir des projets stimulants testés prochainement dans le Quartier de la création à Nantes.
Check the updates with #aperipitch

Feb 21, The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN Creative), United Kingdom: Digital Business Digest February 2018

February edition of “Creative, Digital & Design Business Digest by Innovate UK-Knowledge Transfer Network is available now here.



Feb 21, Creative England, United Kingdom: iFeatures 2018 Call for Applications now open!

Creative England’s iFeatures is a low budget filmmaking initiative. iFeatures is funded in partnership with the BFI and BBC. The initiative is aimed at creative talent that has some professional experience and whose work has already garnered positive industry and/ or public attention. Applicants should be able to evidence a successful track record in shorts, television/online drama, theatre, commercials, music promos, documentary, Artist Film & Video and/or other related media.


Feb 21, KEA European Affairs: Consultation on creative entrepreneurs’ mobility

KEA launches a 5 minutes survey aimed at informing the development of a European Mobility Fund for Arts and Culture to ensure that the features and requirements of creative entrepreneurs’ mobility is taken into account.

Feb 21, Cultural Diplomacy Platform

What is behind the terms “cultural relations”, “cultural diplomacy”, “public diplomacy”, “soft power”, etc? This publication by the @BritishCouncil and the @GI_worldwide gives a better understanding of the impact and value of cultural relations https://www.cultureinexternalrelations.eu/2018/02/13/cultural-relations-in-societies-in-transition-a-literature-review

Feb 22, European Commission: European Capital of Innovation Award 2018

Commissioner Moedas launched the 2018 iCapital awards at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony on 22 February 2018. Read the news alert from the prize launch. Follow iCapital on Twitter using the hashtag #iCapitalAwards.

Feb 22, WiredSussex, United Kingdom: Talent newsletter

Our Talent newsletter is out! This month, we talk about how your biz can get involved with @talentfestWS, how to stand out as a great employer & much more: https://mailchi.mp/9d815cfb6747/heres-the-latest-recruitment-advice-from-wired-sussex-1583225

Linz, Austria: StartupValley – Das Startup Magazine

The February issue of StartupValley (Linz, Austria) is now online.