Tag Archives: innovation
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
CAC2011 – winners announced
The winning projects for Content Across Continents 2011 have been formally announced at Broadcast Asia today in Singapore. Following the call for proposals at Asia TV Forum in December 2010 an expert panel, including representatives from BBC, Demand Media and … Continue reading
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
CAC 2011 – update #5 – news on commissions
Latest news on CAC 2011. After consideration by the panel two projects have been selected to move forward towards commission: Heavenly Mysteries – a collaboration between Interactive Video in UK and Very! in Singapore Electric Village – a collaboration between … Continue reading
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
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
Media Sandbox 2010 – all over bar the paperwork?
Well yes and no. Whilst the scheme has officially ended actually the whole point is that this is the beginning of something for the participants – not the end. Media Sandbox is about catalyzing and incubating new ideas, it is … Continue reading
Silicon Roundabout? Silicon Gorge? Where are the UK innovation hotspots?
In November 2010 David Cameron delivered a speech which centred around an aim of the UK becoming the most attractive place in the world to start and invest in innovative technology companies. [Full transcript] Through my work with the CIKTN, … Continue reading
Asia TV Forum – Singapore 8-10 December 2010
Asia TV Forum is emerging as a key trade show in SE Asia. Based on a sales and distribution model, it is similar to MIP TV in style but much smaller and therefore less manic. Over the past three years … Continue reading
Media Sandbox 2010 commissions announced
The seven successful commissions under this years’ Media Sandbox project have been announced. The commissions cover a wide range of innovative concepts from environmentally aware mobile games to scent “sculptures”. For 2010, Media Sandbox has been divided into two strands: … Continue reading