Calls for applications:21st course of de Appel Curatorial Programme

appelThe ten-month long full-time Curatorial Programme (running from September 2015 until June 2016) is practice-based and structured along the principles of "learning by doing" and "collective curating." A select group of six participants, based in Amsterdam, partakes in a dense array of tutorials, workshops, excursions, a practice-related case-study and encounters with artists, art professionals and cultural producers. They finalise their stay in Amsterdam with a collective curatorial endeavor, realising an exhibition, festival, conference or book project. Application deadline is January 12, 2015. Read more »

Connect-exchange of entrepreneurs between Europe and Brazil

about"Connect" second wave competition is now open! "Connect" is an entrepreneurship programme coordinated by EBN and targeted at European new entrepreneurs starting up businesses with the potential to grow internationally. Read more »

Estonian speakers receive the 2015 CES “Best of Innovation” award

10294382 767810553229249 8906858373145646074 n-940x626The Consumer Electronics Association on 11 November awarded the Estonian speakers, called Estelon Extreme, the "Best in Innovation" award in the High Performance Home Audio and Video product category. Read more »

Resilient Cities: Novel tools for local authorities

slide-00-a28d3aafc675a198984aa653e8f2d796The "TURAS" initiative brings urban communities and businesses together with local authorities and researchers to collaborate on developing practical new solutions for more sustainable and resilient European cities."Resilient Cities: Novel tools for local authorities" takes place on the 13th of January 2015 at Tour et Taxis, Brussels (Belgium).  Read more »

Building Effective Creative Clusters Conference

creative-industries-allianceEuropean Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) organises the "Building Effective Creative Clusters" Conference, which takes place on the 25th of November in Munich, Germany. This conference will address practical ideas to unlock the economic value of the Creative & Cultural Industries. Read more »

Creative Business Cup Policy Tour November 19-20 logoThe creative industries present a great potential for in-novation and growth. Designing policies for growth in these sectors are a key to success. Creative Business Cup Policy Tour Conference will take place  November 19-20  2014 in Copenhagen.  Read more »

World Design Capital® (WDC) application cycle announced

wdcOn 16 October 2014, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced the launch of the World Design Capital® (WDC) application cycle for the 2018 designation, which will mark the sixth cycle for this global initiative. Icsid invites design effective cities from around the globe to submit bids that showcase the impact of design in their city and demonstrate examples of design as a development tool.  Read more »

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