Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly,  June 11 – 17, 2018

June 11, 2018, Creative Fuse: Help Creative Fuse Build a Sustainable Future

“The Future of the Creative Fuse Partnership. ‘If we’ve learned anything from these past two years working with the North East’s Creative, Digital and IT sector, it’s the art of tenacity. But we need your help’”. More information at: http://www.creativefusene.org.uk/creative-fuse-towards-a-sustainable-future/

June 12, 2018, Creative Industries UK: Follow #createch and learn how people & businesses blend creativity & tech

Createch 2018 was hosted by Creative Industries UK on the 12th June, as part of the London Tech Week. “Check the hashtag #createch to hear how people and businesses are blending creativity and tech to create extraordinary products and experiences”.

June 12, 2018, Creative Factory: Journée du Cluster “La ville interactive et sensible de demain”

La Journée du Cluster about “La ville interactive et sensible de demain” took place in Nantes on the 12th June 2018. Check the hashtag #JourneeduCluster to learn all about it!

June 12, 2018, Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Learn about the work of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for circular economy

“For example, the fashion industry is about beauty. But is it really beautiful if 73% of 53 million tonnes of garments produced end up in landfill or incinerated, is that a beautiful system?” | Ellen MacArthur | https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/

June 12, 2018, Factoría Cultural: Presentación del libro “Arte contemporáneo y redes”

“Del primer encuentro #EcoArtLab nació una publicación que analiza y describe la actual situación de la comunicación del arte contemporáneo, sobre la que reflexionaremos este jueves en el #ForoExpertos junto al grupo de investigación @EcosistemaArte”. https://factoriacultural.es/producto/jornada-profesional-emprendeeduca-2018/

June 12, 2018, Tom Fleming Consultancy: Check out the new Creative Spillovers website!

“Check out the new #creativespillovers website – the go to platform for understanding the various spillovers of public investment in the creative and cultural industries”. More at: https://ccspillovers.weebly.com/

June 13, 2018, The Guardian: “Why the smart money should shift to the UK games sector”, by Sarah Bridge

“Facebook UK’s headquarters is hardly a stranger to creative thinking, but the air was crackling with inspiration at the launch of Creative England’s 50 (CE50) 2018 in central London. The annual event highlights the best upcoming innovators and businesses from the world of games, film, television, virtual reality (VR) and digital media”. Read the full article at: https://www.theguardian.com/creative-leaders-of-tomorrow/2018/jun/13/why-the-smart-money-should-shift-to-the-uk-games-sector

June 14, 2018, Digital Catapult: Event: Cyber 101 Deep Dive: Strategic Planning (6th July 2018)

“Work with experts to identify your cyber start-ups’ key business challenges. Join our Deep Dive session to find out how. https://www.digicatapult.org.uk/activities/event/cyber-101-deep-dive-strategic”.

June 14, 2018, Arts Council Malta: National Cultural Policy survey

“As part of the public consultation process, the Culture Directorate within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government invites you to participate in an online survey on the new cultural policy”. Access the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/kultura2025eng

June 15, 2018, OECD: The Summer Academy on CCIs and Local Development

This week was marked in the CCIs field by the celebration of the Summer Academy on CCIs and Local Development (11th-14th June, Bolzano and Trento). Pier Luigi Sacco, Lia Ghilardi, Luca Dal Pozzolo, Valentina Montalto, Bernd Fesel, Hasan Bakhshi or Karen Dick were among the speakers. Go back and check #OECDculture to learn more about their contributions!

June 17, 2018, Creative Industries Federation: Growth in Creative Enterprises Survey

“This survey will ask you questions about the growth status, outlook and experience of your business/organisation. It will also ask you about your views on support for growth. It is designed for those working in the creative industries and those working in creative roles outside the creative industries”. Access the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CIFgrowthresearch