Newsletter Issue 5

The fifth and last issue of our newsletter. Among others, it presents the last workshop, held in Barcelona in
mid-October; and a testimonial and an interview with the UOC’s team director.

Videos of Barcelona’s Workshop lectures

The lectures given in the module of Open Seminars at the last CINet Workshop, held in Barcelona, are already available.

Interview with Sean D. Williams

In a recently published interview, Sean D. Williams, guest lecturer in Barcelona’s Workshop on Creative Entrepreneurial Venturing.

Newsletter Issue 4

The fourth issue of our newsletter presents the kick-off of the pilot course; it includes two testimonials -from university professors in charge of the course; it offers two interviews to Media Deals (Germany) and AESD (Romania); and it ends up with the dissemination activities carried out.

Film showcases from Nottingham creative entrepreneurs

Nottingham entrepreneurs, located at the city of the Creative Quarter, show their creative daily practices. Film showcases include Hazel Atkinson and her jewellery firm (Hazel Atkinson Jewellery LLP); the artist and photographer Jo Welch (Jo Welch Creative); Annie Haley and MultiPie, a venture of mobile app development; and Matt Burton’s firm –Rusty Monkey Ltd-, dedicated…

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Open access video case studies

Researchers of DigiBiz have produced four video case studies presenting champion strategies on the creative landscape. The video case studies, which have been prepared as part of the European Research Project CINet, show the entrepreneurial spirit of Dineyo, the business model of Funbox, the strategic analysis of Nutcreatives, and the business model of Nutcreatives. All…

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Workshop on Creative Entrepreneurial Venturing: Champion Strategies on the Creative Landscape

The last workshop of the CINet project will take place in Barcelona (Spain) the 15th and 16th of October.

Conditions for entrepreneurship development in creative industries in Portugal

José Porfírio and Tiago Carrilho, CINet partners from Universidade Aberta, have recently published an Article regarding entrepreneurs in creative industries in Portugal.

Interested in participating in a free online course for creative industries’ entrepreneurs? Sign up before April 27

The research project Creative Industries Network of Entrepreneurs (CINet) offers a free online course to train and help entrepreneurs who desire to start-up in a creative sector (arts and crafts, architecture, gastronomy, leisure, videogames, advertising, press and media, film and audiovisual activities, public relations and publishing industry, among others).

Newsletter issue 3

On January 27th the third issue of the CINet newsletter was launched. The newsletter presented the third meeting, which took place in the Portuguese coastal town of Cascais. The issue also contained two testimonials, and interviews, with Marco Fernandes, director of DNA’s CINet team and host of this third meeting, and with Joseph Hassid, director of UPRC. Finally, it presented the last publications and dissemination activities, as the launch of the definitive CINet website.

CINet at the South African Journal of Business Management

A scientific article, written by three CINet members of the UOC team, has been published in the South African Journal of Business Management.

CINet at the Jurnalul de Calarasi

The Jurnalul de Calarasi, the most read local newspaper of the Romanian town of Calarasi, publishes a presentation of the CINet project.

Creative Business Innovation Centers

Media Deals presents Creative BICs – A Practical Guide to Tailor Services to the Creative Industries. Juliane Schulze, from Media Deals, co-authors a technical note from EBN: Creative BICs – A Practical Guide to Tailor Services to the Creative Industries. The publication presents the trends shaping the markets of European Business Innovation Centers (BICs). It…

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CINet meeting in Cascais, Portugal

The third meeting of CINet partners will take place in Cascais. It will be a two-day meeting, starting on the 1st of October.

Second issue of CINet’s newsletter

Launch of the second issue of the newsletter. On June 20th the second issue of the CINet newsletter was launched. The newsletter presented the second meeting, which took place in Nottingham. The issue also contained two interviews, with José Porfírio, project’s coordinator, and Peter Totterdill, director of UK’s CINet team, and a testimonial from the…

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Newsletter Issue 2

Nottingham’s third day meeting

Closing Nottingham’s meeting… The 1 st of March was the last day of CINet partners in the city of the Lace Market and the Creative Quarter. Nottingham’s visit was reviewed, further work plan was developed and next CINet meeting was planned for Autumn 2014.

Nottingham’s second day meeting

Check the activities of CINet participants in their second meeting day. On Friday 28 th partners visited Antenna. In 2009 Antenna became Nottingham’s digital media hub. It provides workspace units, virtual tenancy, specialist services, training and meeting spaces. Antenna also promotes collaborative innovations within the Creative Quarter’s wider network. Partners participated in a roundtable with…

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Nottingham’s first day meeting

Check first day’s agenda of CINet participants! As previously foreseen in CINet’s project activities, partners met in Nottingham last Thursday 27th with UKWON, project’s host partner. The great goal of this mission was to be in close contact with Lace’s Market reality. Thus, after having lunch in the Lace Market House and enjoying of a…

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CINet meeting in Nottingham

Next CINet meeting will be held in Nottingham! At the end of February CINet participants will meet in Nottingham, Lace Market’s city. UKWON, United Kingdom’s Work Organisation Network, will host the second CINet meeting

CINet newsletter

The first issue of the CINet newsletter has been launched. On January 20th the first issue of the CINet newsletter was launched. The newsletter introduced the project and the work done at the kick-off meeting, which took place in mid November in Lisbon. The first issue also contained a brief description of all the organisations…

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Newsletter Issue 1

CINet at the European Business Angels Week

On the 20th of November 2013, Louis Solomou, EU Policy Consultant at Media Deals, presented CINet during the European Business Angels Week events in Brussels. In front of numerous EU policy makers, stakeholders and investors with involvement extending beyond Cultural and Creative Industries, Louis Solomou highlighted the growth-enhancing, border -breaking and cross-industries-bridging potentials of the…

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CINet first meeting

Coinciding with the launch of the CINet project in November 2013, a kick-off meeting, organised by the Universidade Aberta, was held in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 14 th and 15 th November. The first CINet meeting allowed the partners to present their work packages; constructively discuss the key competencies and attributes of a successful creative…

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