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Crossing Borders for Creativity

This publication is a reflective record of the Organza project. It is a concise analysis of the process, starting from the regional profile descriptions. It gives an overview of policy developments and it explains the pilot projects. 

The third chapter gives a systematic overview of the nine inspiring practices, and chapter four offers some recommenations. The project coordinator concludes by going into the original inspiration for the project.

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Organza News 12 - February 2013

  1. Bremen on its way to become a creative city
  2. Organza in pictures
  3. Organza ends but the future goes on!
  4. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 11 - December 2012

  1. Barriers to the better use of cultural and creative industries
  2. Joint policy recommendations by five Interreg IVC projects
  3. Organza database of inspiring practices
  4. Crossing borders for creativity
  5. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 10 - October 2012

  1. Varese balances modernity and tradition
  2. The design essence of Varese plays its cards well
  3. Designcentre De Winkelhaak, a learning experience 
  4. Organza Final Conference
  5. Nottingham 2012!
  6. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 9 - September 2012

  1. Jane Jacobs and creative cities
  2. The creative class in Italy
  3. From lace to luxury
    The regeneration of Nottingham’s historic Lace Market 
  4. Arnhem Fashion Factory’s Monsteratelier gets off to a good start in Romania
  5. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 8 - July 2012

  1. The project’s last phase: the piloting of the most inspiring instruments
  2. Iasi Regional Seminar focused on upgrading support for the city’s creative industries
  3. Organza pilot action “Linden Romance”
    Housing and showcasing creative talent in Iasi, Romania 
  4. Coffee talks strengthen tiesin Iasi’s creative industries
    Organza interviews Adriana Ursache from the Creative Industries Association in Iasi, Romania
  5. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 7 - May 2012

  1. How creative is the Global Creativity Index?
  2. Creative entrepreneurship: towards an open view on skill and value
    Ewan Lentjes (ARCCI) brings issues raised during the Arnhem seminar into the wider context of the growing debate over the importance of CI
  3. Antenna amplifies innovation in Nottingham
  4. ‘Creative twins’ meet up in Munich
  5. Organza at the Innovation Festival’s finale
  6. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 6 - February 2012

  1. Coaching creative entrepreneurship: sneakers vs suits?
    Dany Jacobs (ARCCI) looks back at the international seminar on the coaching of creative entrepreneurship
  2. Organza fuels discussion on Navarra’s creative industry
  3. Best practices in coaching and incubation
    Three selected cases from the Organza database of good practices: Arnhem Fashion Connection, H-Farm, Confetti Media Group 
  4. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 5 - November 2011

  1. Unlocking the potential of creative industries in Bremen
    Steffen Wiegmann introduces Bremen Economic Development
  2. Nottingham survey reveals surprise facts about creative industries
  3. Best practices in promotion and interaction
    Three selected cases from the Organza database of good practices: KLUB DIALOG, Flanders DC, Humin 
  4. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 4 - September 2011

  1. Projects on creative industries gather in Poznan
    Organza takes part in creative industries forum
  2. Stakeholders meet at Creative Industry Day
  3. Best practices in funding and coaching of entrepreneurship
    Three selected cases from the Organza database of good practices: The Hive, CultuurInvest, FIT Association
  4. Defining and profiling the creative industries
    Lynn Oxborrow on the difficulties of mapping the creative industries 
  5. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 3 - May 2011

  1. Turning brain drain into brain gain
    Lucía Nieto Sádaba introduces CEIN, the European Business & Innovation Centre of Navarra
  2. Will the private sector take the lead in growth initiatives?
    Lynn Oxborrow reports on the Regional seminar in Nottingham
  3. Dutch fashion designers discover opportunities in Romania
  4. So what have we been doing?
    A summary of the Organza research so far
  5. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 2 - December 2010

  1. Supporting, encouraging and fostering creative talent in Arnhem
    A conversation with Esther Ruiten, Organza Project Coordinator
  2. Creative interaction in Nottingham and Treviso
    Dany Jacobs reports on regional visits 
  3. Now’s the time for real business initiative
    Mark Shaw reflects on the creative industries in Nottingham
  4. Organza fact sheet

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Organza News 1 - September 2010

  1. The growing importance of the creative industries
  2. Organza rationale and objectives
  3. Pushing the Triple Helix model in the Veneto region
    Interview with Roberto Santolamazza, Managing Director of Treviso Tecnologia
  4. Organza fact sheet

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