Partnering for Innovation: BIRMINGHAM
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)
Partnering for Innovation: Birmingham
Is a collaborative partnership event, co-owned by the partners Screen West Midlands, DCKTN and lead partner CITIN. It is part of the Partnering for Innovation Programme taking place across the UK in February and March 2009.
Partnering for Innovation: Birmingham is an inspiring and inclusive one-day event developed to raise awareness of and support applications to the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) research and development collaborative fund. The event programme will include a combination of short briefings and presentations, creative brainstorming and knowledge sharing, as well as facilitated networking and collaborative working opportunities.
Who Should Attend
Representatives from the digital technology sector and broader creative industries, including computer games, mobile communication, virtual world, film, video, music, publishing, TV, radio and universities with technology and communication research and development expertise.
09.30 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 10.30 Show & Tell
Details: Networking and initial project and ideas sharing session. Facilitated by David Crowther.
10.30 - 10.45 Welcome and Introduction
10.45 - 11.15 Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask…
Details: TSB briefing presentation; Peter Dirkin, TSB.
11.15 - 11.45 Break
11.45 - 12.15 Here's One I Made Earlier
Details: TSB Funding case study and sucess story: Aaron Miller, Blitz Games.
12.15 - 13.00 Digital Barn Raising
Details: Open discussion and knowledge harvest of project ideas to share delegate
contacts and expertise. Facilitated by David Crowther.
13.00 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 - 14.30 Where's the Money?
Details: Competitive speed pitching for applications and ideas by funding representatives; Jason Hall, 4IP, Tom Blount, Advantage Proof of Concept, Steve Manthorp, Arts Council West Midlands & Dan Licari, Advantage Access to Finance
14.30 - 17.00 Collaborative Working Session
Details: Ideas generation, development and exploration of new project teams in small groups 4-6 people. Facilitated by David Crowther.
15.30 -17.00 Ideas Clinic
Details: Pitching and feedback session for new collaborations and project ideas to funding panel.
17.00-18.00 Networking Drinks
18.00-18.00 Event Finish
TSB's Accessing and Commercialising Content in a Digitally Networked World competition for funding, recognises that the content industries account for three-quarters the 'gross value added' (GVA) by the creative industries in the UK. The call addresses the new challenges around generating revenue from digital content, finding and establishing rights around content (including user-generated content), tools and systems that increase market visibility, interacting with digital platforms, and developing new business models.
For more information visit the TSB website.
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