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Connecting Digital Start Ups – Amsterdam event launched

Following on from a very successful event in Berlin late last year CIKTN and the UK Science and Innovation Network are now partnering with PICNIC in Amsterdam. The second Connecting Digital Start Ups will look to generate opportunities for collaboration … Continue reading

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Connecting digital start ups between the UK and Netherlands

The Creative Industries KTN will partner with the UK Science & Innovation Network and Dutch digital media industry networks Waag & Picnic in order to deliver a unique event in the Netherlands, February 2012 (final dates tbc shortly) – and … Continue reading

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Into 2012

As the Christmas break approaches I’ve been looking back to the highlights of 2011 and forward to some fantastic projects which are set up into 2012. Some real highlights of 2011: Producing on Media Sandbox 3, with the added interest … Continue reading

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Connecting Digital Start Ups – Berlin: video and feedback

  A couple of weeks after the event in Berlin (in partnership with UKTI, SIN and Berlin Brandenburg Medianet) I’ve been checking in with some of the UK companies who attended – to get their insight on what they learned … Continue reading

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The Creative Industries: Five Key Themes – CIKTN publication

The Creative Industries KTN has just published a summary of some of the work undertaken by its “Theme Champions” – download here My work with the CIKTN as Global Markets advisor has explored a key question: In an increasingly globalised … Continue reading

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Connecting digital start ups between the UK and Germany – Berlin 15th Sept 2011 – apply now

A unique opportunity to meet the hottest Berlin digital start ups and network with key German media businesses and financiers. Berlin is the centre of the German creative economy, with 30,000 businesses turning over around €20Bn per year. In addition … Continue reading

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Connecting digital start ups between the UK and Germany

CIKTN will partner with BB Medianet (an industry led media network in Berlin), the UK Science & Innovation Network and UK Trade & Investment Germany in order to deliver a unique event at the British Embassy in Berlin, on 15th … Continue reading

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The view from Manchester – CIKTN/UKTI focus group

As part of my work with CIKTN and UKTI I produced and chaired a focus group in Manchester at the end of May, with participants comprising expert representatives from local businesses, development agencies and business networks. The discussion sought to … Continue reading

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Stimulating innovation in creative sme’s, Italian style

Milan is probably not the place you’d expect to have a conversation about the problems of stimulating innovation given the city’s global reputation for design and fashion. Designing Connectivity [and here “connectivity” is networks and information rather than digital] was … Continue reading

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UK as Innovation Hub – perception vs reality?

I highlighted in an earlier post some work on behalf of the CIKTN, in partnership with UK TI, to look at the proposition of the UK as a global digital innovation hub (Silicon Roundabout & beyond….) and the necessary conditions … Continue reading

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