News for: Creative Districts

26 JUNE 2014

PLP meeting in Tampere summarized

PLP meeting in Tampere summarized

During the ECIA Policy Learning Platform meeting in Tampere (17-18 June), an open seminar on public policies enhancing CCIs was arranged. All the ECIA members participated in the seminar together with some other key persons from Finland.
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10 JUNE 2014

European Creative District celebrates first anniversary

European Creative District celebrates first anniversary

The Wallonia European Creative District (WECD) is based on a strong political initiative launched in 2010, Creative Wallonia, aiming at galvanizing the economy through technological innovation and non technological creativity. WECD celebrates its first anniversary and shares their latest news in June 2014. Read snippets from the news update below, or download the whole story at the bottom.
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19 MARCH 2014

CALL: Regions, demonstrate your cluster strategies

CALL: Regions, demonstrate your cluster strategies

The European Commission’s department of Enterprise and Industry sent out an informal call for regional organisations. This is their chance to demonstrate their regional cluster policy and serve as a model region for smart specialization.
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28 FEBRUARY 2014

Supporting market take-up of CCI’s prototypes

Supporting market take-up of CCI’s prototypes

Being a significant innovative region, Wallonia has been recognized by the European Commission as a European Creative District in the scope of the large scale demonstrator approach. Its recognition is based on an innovative and inclusive policy program called “Creative Wallonia” which is aimed at modernising the ‘traditional industries’ through creativity and non-technological innovation in the Walloon region.
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