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18 MARCH 2014

Barcelona is “iCapital” of Europe

Barcelona is “iCapital” of Europe

The European Commission has awarded the European Capital of Innovation ("iCapital") prize to Barcelona (Spain) "for introducing the use of new technologies to bring the city closer to citizens".
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13 MARCH 2014

Finance for Creatives: Cluster2020 launches short videos

Finance for Creatives: Cluster2020 launches short videos

Cluster 2020 and Creative England have made a series of 7-8 minute ‘expert’ videos, each discussing a key topic with a number of industry practitioners. They have launched 4 videos around finance, whilst focused on creatives, much of what is said is applicable to SMEs from other industries too.
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11 MARCH 2014

ECCL report: Global Study Visit Brazil

ECCL report: Global Study Visit Brazil

One of the European Creative Cluster Lab’s activities dedicated to internationalisation was successfully completed last February: the global study visit to Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro. During seven days, ECCL staff met representatives of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture, Sebrae (a non-profit institution of business support), the Rio de Janeiro Municipality, Rio Criativo (a creative incubator), GOMA (a private coworking space) and numerous researchers.
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3 MARCH 2014

Cluster 2020 video: Networking Relationships

Cluster 2020 video: Networking Relationships

In a series of videos, Cluster 2020 lets respected creative business owners share their knowledge and experience. Key challenges and issues are adressed and different views are given, like collaboration, branding and internationalization. This video is all about the importance of networking.
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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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