innovation

How to lure the creative investor?[1]

The ambition of the European Union is to address the EUR 8 billion funding gap which is preventing the cultural and creative sector (CCS)[2] from growing, creating more jobs and stimulating economic and social renaissance. The European CCS is world leader in creativity but lacks the capacity to scale-up largely because of a deficiency in … Continued

Communiqué – 14.02.2019 – KEA delivers an analysis on opportunities for the audiovisual sector to benefit from a wider range of EU programmes

The European Commission DG CNECT contracted KEA to provide a mapping of existing EU programmes accessible to the audiovisual (AV) sector beyond Creative Europe. Entitled “Towards an integrated vision for the European Digital Media Sector”, this new research paper provides a timely contribution to the debates on the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework and future … Continued

b.creative goes to South Korea

b.creative is proud to partner with Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Ministry of Culture to contribute to Startup:CON 2018 in Seoul on 19-20 November 2018. STARTUP:CON is an annual conference organised by KOCCA dedicated to culture and creative entrepreneurship. It will be attended by more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and start-ups from South … Continued

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Continued

b.creative – Probably the largest network of creative entrepreneurs in the world!

  The b.creative event in Shanghai enabled to acknowledge the constitution of a wide international network of creative entrepreneurs as a result of the two-year European project Creative Tracks: a directory of 2,500 contacts of professionals of the culture and creative industries 2,870 Facebook fans 1,060 Twitter followers 1,000 platform profiles In Europe only, the … Continued

Communiqué 10.08.2017 – LATRA wins the b.creative challenge!

The b.creative challenge was won by LATRA, an innovative architectural, engineering and humanitarian organisation based in Lesvos (Greece) that has built a design and digital fabrication studio in Kara Tepe Refugee Camp. LATRA participated in the b.creative challenge with the collaborative multidisciplinary project ‘FIELDMAKERS’ whereby artists, architects, designers and makers are working with young refugees in … Continued

b.creative: interview with Philippe Kern, Managing Director of KEA European Affairs

b.creative: interview with Philippe Kern, Managing Director of KEA European Affairs

  What is b.creative? b.creative is the launch event of Creative Tracks – a EU co-funded initiative that aims at networking creative entrepreneurs worldwide. b.creative is also a platform for creative entrepreneurs to raise awareness and interact with policy makers and citizens about ways to innovate for tomorrow.   Why in Namur? b.creative takes place … Continued