Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly,  June 4 – 10, 2018

June 4, 2018, Flanders DC: Een geschikte fabrikant vinden

“Hoe vind ik een geschikte productie partner voor mijn collectie? Produceren in de mode is doorgaans geen eenvoudige fase. In onze Ondernemersgids geven we je tips over hoe je je zoektocht naar een geschikte fabrikant best aanpakt. https://flandersdc.be/nl/mode/gids/productie/mode-fabrikant”.

June 4, 2018, BOP Consulting: Moving the Mayor’s new creative industries initiative from paper to reality

Read BOP’ reflections on the first Creative Enterprise Zones conference in London at: http://bop.co.uk/articles/creative-enterprise-zones-conference. “The CEZ programme has the potential to provide a model for local areas in cities around the world to better support their local creative industries and help protect them, so that they can do what they do best – build, facilitate and create meaningful works and experiences”.

June 4, 2018, BOZAR Brussels: Presentation of Culture at Work Africa in BOZAR Brussels

A presentation of Culture at Work Africa was held in BOZAR Brussels on the 4th June, in the framework of the European Development Days. Culture at Work Africa (2018-2021) is a new project which aims to support projects in Africa that develop safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue, strengthen multi-stakeholders national and transnational cooperation, capacity building and networking opportunities, and promote citizenship and intercommunity relations. Read more at: https://www.bozar.be/en/activities/143458-european-development-days?platform=hootsuite

June 4, 2018, Amsterdam Smart City‏: WeMakeThe.City is on its way!

“WeMakeThe.City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 20 to 24 June. We celebrate urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we make our cities better? How do we make better cities? Amsterdam Smart City will host several events during the WeMakeThe.City festival. Find the overview here!”.

June 5, 2018, Digital Catapult‏: Event: Transforming Designer Fashion with Immersive Technologies (June 14, 2018)

“Immersive technologies are transforming the way we design, produce, retail and showcase fashion. Attend this event to learn how you can be part of this evolution. This event brings together the UK’s immersive (VR/AR) ecosystem and the fashion industry to examine the opportunities presented by immersive technologies and the potential impact on fashion production, showcasing and retailing”.


“NWO heeft een call gelanceerd voor de uitvoering van de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda, met als doel het ontwikkelen van belangrijke kennis. Van water en circulaire economie tot steden en sport&bewegen: genoeg mogelijkheden! Deadline 11 september 2018”.

June 6, 2018, Nova Iskra‏: Participate in Excite 2.0 Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs project!

“Imaš preduzetnički projekat u domenu kulturnih i kreativnih industrija? Prijavi se za studijski boravak u Španiji, Švedskoj, Nemačkoj, Austriji, Holandiji, Sloveniji ili Slovačkoj http://novaiskra.com/excite-2-0/  Rok za prijavljivanje je 8. jun!”.

June 7, 2018, Creative Region (Linz and Upper Austria)‏: Consulting sessions on crowdfunding for creative economy project

“Gemeinsam mit dem Crowdfunding-Experten @gumpelmaier organisieren wir regelmäßige Beratungsstunden für kreativwirtschaftliche Projekte. Hol’ dir jetzt Tipps zur richtigen Vorbereitung und Durchführung deiner Crowdfunding-Kampagne”. More information at: https://creativeregion.org/events/individuelle-crowdfunding-beratungsstunde-fuer-kreativwirtschaftliche-projekte/

June 7, 2018, Carlos Moedas: New budget for Horizon Europe (2021-2027)

“Today marks an important day for researchers across Europe & beyond! With a proposed #EUBudget of €100 billion for Horizon Europe (2021-2027) we want to boost the impact of EU-funded R&I. #HorizonEU Learn more”.

June 7, 2018, Hamburg Kreativ Ges.: Apply to Music WorX and get started with music!

“Music WorX is one of the few accelerators worldwide, specifically aimed at start-ups and entrepreneurs from the music industry. Up to four new companies are funded through a compact, three-month programme and work hard with the support of experts and mentors from Hamburg’s music industry to develop their business ideas even further. Batch six of Music WorX will last from September 3 till November 30, 2018”. Learn more and apply at: https://kreativgesellschaft.org/en/innovation/music-worx/

June 7, 2018, Digital Single Market: Single market, innovation and digital – legal texts and factsheets

“The EU is getting ready for the digital future: for the first time the #EUBudget should contain a separate #DigitalEurope chapter. Here’s how the money should be invested: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/publications/single-market-innovation-and-digital_en”.

June 10, 2018, OECD: The Summer Academy on CCIs and Local Development has now started!

From 11 to 14 June, the programme of the Summer Academy targets national and international policy makers and practitioners active in the promotion and support to creative cultural sectors at the local, regional, national and international level, as well as cultural and creative entrepreneurs. Check the hashtags #sacci18 and #OECDculture to follow the updates live!