Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly, Jan 02 – 08 2018
by Bernd Fesel

Jan 4, Creative England, UK: „storytelling between written and visual life
Interview with Rebellion, one of the leading independent game developers and comic publishers in the UK. Founded in 1992, they have created games such as Alien vs Predator, Evil Genius, the Zombie Army trilogy and the critically acclaimed and best-selling Sniper Elite series.

Jan 4, King´s College London, UK: New Report on the Creative Role of Research
How can research in the cultural sector be used to support social change, policy development and economic growth?

Jan 5, Kreativwirtschaft Austria, Wien, Austria: Economy in Austria thrives on achievements of Creative Industries, Creative Industries Data Sheet 2017 out.

Jan 5, FlandersDC, Belgium: ‘Belgium is Design’ presenteren tien jonge Belgische designmerken van 19 tot 23 januari 2018 hun producten op een gemeenschappelijke stand. Flanders DC gaat binnenkort voor het eerst samen met Wallonie-Bruxelles Design Mode (WBDM) naar de beurs Maison&Objet in Parijs.

Jan 5, Amsterdam Economic Board, The Netherlands: Circular Economy Initiative

Jan 10, Collective Foundation, London, UK: Collective Global Accelerator: Call for applications for young #socialentrepreneurs worldwide.

Jan 10, Creative Factory Nantes, FranceDuval & BPD Call for Innovation in Street Signs.
Groupe Duval and BPD Marignan, specialists in the real estate sector in France, are launching a call for projects to identify new forms of street signs. The winner will receive an endowment of € 20,000 and install his innovative solution within the O’2 Parcs real estate complex in Nantes.

Jan 11, european centre for creative economy, Dortmund, Germany: Creative Industries Dialogue North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) on the Future of Creative Industries with NRW-Innovation Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart,

Jan 23, Digital Hub Bonn, Germany: Corporate Innovation Event for senior executives!, Apply Here

Feb 04, Creative Industries Styria, DesignMonatGrazOpen call for program and projects
Focus 2018: „How much tolerance does design need ? Creative escalating instead of ceilings for transcending borders: about tolerating of deviations in terms of successful design and an open society.“

Feb 28, Technoport, Trondheim Norway: „Deep Tech“ at Technoport 2018 with Stuart Russell, a world leader in AI research to talk about human-compatible design.Technoport is an interdisciplinary meeting place that brings the whole innovation ecosystem together to ensure those critical, groundbreaking technological advances happen and reach the market.

Tipp Creative Industries Federation UK2017 Review of CEO John Kampfner
„The government’s Industrial Strategy is a welcome attempt to address deep structural problems – a failure to invest in R&D, a failure to ensure that businesses plan for the long term, a failure to incentivise growth in our medium-sized and smaller towns. The creative industries are, alongside science and digital, the key to Britain’s 21st century success. The government “gets” the knowledge economy, but so far only in part.“