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April

Semaine de la créativité et de l’innovation au Luxembourg28.04.2009

Semaine de la créativité et de l’innovation au Luxembourg

Du 9 au 17 mai 2009, lors de la Foire de Printemps, les mondes de l’entreprise, de l’éducation et de la culture convergeront dans un bouillonnement d’activités créatives au cours de la « Semaine de la créativité et de...more >
Design is a bridge between creativity and innovation24.04.2009

Design is a bridge between creativity and innovation

Do you think that design is about the appearance of products, about fashion and cool furniture only? Think again. Design is increasingly recognised as an activity that drives innovation and competitiveness by allowing companies...more >
Conclusions of the Interfacing Innovation Seminar23.04.2009

Conclusions of the Interfacing Innovation Seminar

Journalists coming from 14 European countries participated at the seminar "Interfacing Innovation", co-organised by the European Commission and the European Journalism Centre in Brussels on 20-22 April 2009.more >
Forum on Creative Regions and Cities21.04.2009

Forum on Creative Regions and Cities

With the support of the Youth in Action Programme, the Committee of the Regions has organised on April 20 and 21 a two-days ‘Forum on Creative Regions and Cities’ that gathered, in the presence of the European Commissioner for...more >
Interfacing Innovation Seminar: 'Simplicity' key for innovation institute21.04.2009

Interfacing Innovation Seminar: 'Simplicity' key for innovation institute

Speaking at an 'Interfacing Innovation' event in Brussels hosted by the European Journalism Centre and co-organised with the European Commission, Martin Schuurmans, Chairman of the EIT Governing Board, said the EIT should be a...more >
Creativity in Language Teaching - Language Teaching for Creativity, European Label Conference 200918.04.2009

Creativity in Language Teaching - Language Teaching for Creativity, European Label Conference 2009

The European Language Label conference in Tallinn was the third Europe-wide event for representatives of award-winning initiatives in the field of language learning. Each country participating in the Label was invited to send...more >
Lancement de l'année européenne de la créativité et de l’innovation en Communauté française de Belgique17.04.2009

Lancement de l'année européenne de la créativité et de l’innovation en Communauté française de Belgique

La Ministre de la Culture, de l’Audiovisuel et de la Jeunesse Fadila Laanan a officiellement lancé l’Année européenne de la créativité et de l’innovation en Communauté française le 2 avril dernier à l'Institut Supérieur...more >
Europe's Creative Regions and Cities16.04.2009

Europe's Creative Regions and Cities

On 20 and 21 April 2009, the Committee of the Regions will host in its premises a Forum on 'Europe’s Creative Regions and Cities' involving creative talents as well as regional and local authorities from all over Europe.more >
Conference on Creativity in Language Learning15.04.2009

Conference on Creativity in Language Learning

Conference on Creativity in Language Learning in the context of the European Language Label - Tallinn, Estonia, 16-18 April.more >
Potočnik: Europe must lead ‘green revolution’15.04.2009

Potočnik: Europe must lead ‘green revolution’

Potočnik said clean technologies, biotechnology and nanotechnology will be as crucial for the economy as ICT was in the 1990s and the EU will invest billions in green technologies using a series of public private partnerships...more >
Prague forum stresses economic potential of culture14.04.2009

Prague forum stresses economic potential of culture

Arts and culture can play key roles in Europe‘s economic recovery, agreed politicians, EU officials and arts experts attending the Prague Forum for Creative Europe, one of the main events of the European Year of Creativity and...more >
Opinion: Radu Mihaileanu au Colloque Culture et Création UE-ACP08.04.2009

Opinion: Radu Mihaileanu au Colloque Culture et Création UE-ACP

La Commission Européenne a proclamé l’année 2009 « Année de la Création et de l’Innovation ». Ensemble, Ambassadeurs et membres de la Commission avons constaté que cette crise au lieu de nous abattre pouvait être un moment...more >
And the winners are...: results of the schools competition08.04.2009

And the winners are...: results of the schools competition

2009 Italian schools competition organised by the JRC together with the Lombardy Region Schools Authority.more >
Turkey: National launch conference and valorisation events07.04.2009

Turkey: National launch conference and valorisation events

The national conference of Turkey on the European Year of Creativity and Innovation (EYCI) is going to be held on 9 April 2009 in the capital city of Ankara.more >
European Cultural & Creative Industries Summit 2009: Digital Shift07.04.2009

European Cultural & Creative Industries Summit 2009: Digital Shift

The European Cultural & Creative Industries Summit is a high profile annual event bringing together over 300 key stakeholders on 23 April, in Brussels. The speakers and the target audience come from the public, private and NGO...more >
Work hard, have fun: creative survival tips from professor Lundvall03.04.2009

Work hard, have fun: creative survival tips from professor Lundvall

Professor Bengt-Åke Lundvall, an Ambassador of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation, came online from Denmark on 12 March to debate with students and teachers from different locations in Europe. They discussed education...more >
Kyoto of the Cities International Conference03.04.2009

Kyoto of the Cities International Conference

On the 26th-28th of March 2009 in Castel dell'Ovo, Naples was held an international conference entitled “Kyoto of The Cities”.more >
European Patent Office takes a tougher stance on quality as European patent applications continue to rise03.04.2009

European Patent Office takes a tougher stance on quality as European patent applications continue to rise

The number of European patent applications has continued to increase in 2008, albeit at a much lower level. more >
Opening of 'Orbis Pictus', a playful exhibition that inspires creativity02.04.2009

Opening of 'Orbis Pictus', a playful exhibition that inspires creativity

'Orbis Pictus or the Gate to the World of Creative Human Imagination' is one of the major events accompanying the European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009. The outstanding Czech artist Petr Nikl has, together with fifteen...more >
Launch of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation (EYCI) in Poland02.04.2009

Launch of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation (EYCI) in Poland

Poland launched its EYCI programme on Tuesday 31 March with a one-day conference attended by more than 500 people. It was a successful combination of speeches, project presentations and entertainment, with the famous Polish...more >
2nd 02.04.2009

2nd "Future Forum: Potential for Innovation" takes place in Berlin

Under the heading "Working – Learning – Developing Skills" this event will present cutting-edge scientific findings and best practice examples from projects under the funding programme "Working – Learning – Developing Skills....more >