What springs to mind if you combine fashion and technology? How about Fashion and academia? or even fashion and the North East? CAKE 13: Future Fashion was Creative Fuse’s November Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange event. The presentations, demonstration and discussion that took place powerfully challenged any preconceptions of clunky smartwatches,
In this section you will find regular blog posts written and published by members of the project team. The Creative Fuse North East team includes over 80 academic experts and industry specialists and they use blogging to share thinking, concepts and emerging innovation concepts being developed by the project.
In September, Creative Fuse North East launched its Creative Connections Programme with its first round of “Createathon” events at Newcastle University Business School. This is just one of many opportunities for businesses to get involved and receive support from Creative Fuse.
Split into two intensive days of workshopping and presentation,
Space is big, complex, and exciting, much like the North East CDIT sector. For our October Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange event, we decided to size up the Final Frontier and find out how the region’s researchers, businesses, artists and visitor attractions are exploring the potential of space. The presentations were out of this world.
New term, new reading list – autumn is in the air and as the nights draw in, what better way to spend an evening than huddled up with a cup of tea, a cosy blanket and the latest batch of Creative, Digital and IT industry reports?
At Creative Fuse North East,
Our Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) Events came back with banana bread after the August summer break. This time, we were discussing the Art of Housing at mima in Middlesbrough with an amazing line up of speakers from industry, the arts, and the local community. We were keen to explore how housing projects can affect communities and produce social change,
Creative Fuse North East’s Innovation Fund offers grants for businesses and researchers to team up around a specific challenge or barrier to growth and propose their Innovation Project. But what exactly is it that makes a project ‘innovative’, and what types of challenges could this funding help to address?
This week, Creative Fuse North East launched our Innovation Funding Scheme, offering businesses around £5,000 or £25,000 to get together with university researchers to create new products, new methods, and solve challenges.
I enjoy asking why, as does my nine-year-old cousin. Why? Because it’s fun (admittedly in a slightly irritating way),
As Creative Fuse North East prepare to launch our Innovation Pilot Fund, we must assess the inherent risks that come around the term innovation. Whilst innovation is a term to inspire original thinking and change, it has become somewhat convenient for it also to merely be a byword for modernity
This month, Creative Fuse North East’s Digital Heritage themed CAKE (Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange) event was hosted by Durham University, featuring Michelle Gorman (Visit County Durham), Richard Higgins (Priory Library) and Rachel Derbyshire (ChroniclesVR). Here’s what you were saying on #FuseCAKE
Our day began with all the ingredients for a successful event –
Sunderland 10×10 artist-in-residence project beautifully illustrates the potential of bold and creative collaboration between culture and commerce. Having studied and worked in the city for the past four years, it came as no surprise to me, that it would be Sunderland that would step up and deliver the first strand of the ambitious 100 Artists into 100 Businesses programme – part of the North East Culture Partnership’s regional 15 year Case for Culture.