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February

Lancement du concours scolaire GENIAL ! 201010.02.2010

Lancement du concours scolaire GENIAL ! 2010

Un appel national à la créativité et à l’innovation a été lancé dans les milieux scolaires en ce début d’année ! Luxinnovation, l’Agence nationale pour la promotion de l’innovation et de la recherche, et le Ministère de...more >
Innovative and creative festival projects to foster access to culture in 201005.02.2010

Innovative and creative festival projects to foster access to culture in 2010

The 2009 European Year of Creativity and Innovation put emphasis on the importance to foster creative and innovative talents in our societies. Culture has proved to be an important factor in this scenario. more >
Entrepreneurship in Vocational Education and Training01.02.2010

Entrepreneurship in Vocational Education and Training

The aim of the project is to identify existing policies and programmes that promote learning about entrepreneurship within vocational training systems.more >

January

E-Skills for a more innovative and competitive Europe26.01.2010

E-Skills for a more innovative and competitive Europe

In a modern knowledge-based economy, excellence in information and communication technologies (ICT) is a crucial factor in individual and collective success. The EU’s drive to promote ICT skills, or e-Skills, has made some...more >
Opening of the exhibition of winning photographs from the IMAGINE A NEW WORLD competition in London25.01.2010

Opening of the exhibition of winning photographs from the IMAGINE A NEW WORLD competition in London

The opening of the exhibition of winning photographs from the European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009 competition took place on 18 January 2010 in the 12 Star Gallery, at the Representation of the European Commission to...more >
Let the show begin!12.01.2010

Let the show begin!

Essen, Pécs and Istanbul celebrate debut as European capitals of culturemore >
The winner of the first Public Choice EBBA to be revealed on 14 January during a dazzling show with EBBA winners and Jools Holland and Ida Corr.11.01.2010

The winner of the first Public Choice EBBA to be revealed on 14 January during a dazzling show with EBBA winners and Jools Holland and Ida Corr.

A glittering show will mark the success of this years' winners of the 2010 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBAs).more >
EIT launches first 'Knowledge and Innovation Communities'03.01.2010

EIT launches first 'Knowledge and Innovation Communities'

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has unveiled three major new innovation clusters focusing on climate, energy and information technology. Each of the initiatives will bring together academia and industry...more >

December

Create. Innovate. Grow. The European Year of Creativity and Innovation closes in Stockholm21.12.2009

Create. Innovate. Grow. The European Year of Creativity and Innovation closes in Stockholm

A snowstorm raged as the second day of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation closing conference ‘Create. Innovate. Grow.’ came to an end. At a concluding panel discussion, the participants agreed that increased...more >
Teachers in Europe believe that creativity is fundamentally important at school and that ICT can help enhance it21.12.2009

Teachers in Europe believe that creativity is fundamentally important at school and that ICT can help enhance it

The European Commission has presented the results of the first-ever survey on creativity and innovation in schools. The results show that 94% of European teachers believe creativity is a fundamental competence to be developed at...more >