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Incubators for Cultural Enterprises

“I.C.E. Incubators for Cultural Enterprises” is a project financed by the MED Programme
– a programme of European territorial cooperation for the Mediterranean, integrating
its Axis 1: “Strengthening innovation capacities”.

 

ICE Web-Series

webseries2This several 3 minutes episodes by region have the intention to act as alternative cultural itineraries among ICE territories, with valorisation of the immaterial heritage of these territories.
 

A Practical Guide for Supporting Cultural Enterprises

tool-kit2Cultural and creative enterprises are a very particular kind of economic organizations; they could be originated by ideas that often rise from a cultural sentiment associated to a low business content or they could offer sophisticated and innovative solutions but often they are designed only for a market niche; typically this kind of enterprises are composed by entrepreneurs and people that have a professional background very far from managerial approaches.
The Toolkit for Cultural Enterprise Incubators aims to give a contribution in terms of reflection, approach and managerial instruments.

 

The Creative Business Directory

livro It is concluded the directory about the cultural and artistic enterprises that are part of ICE network. This edition gathers information about these SMEs and intends to contribute to the disclosure of their activity and products.
 

ART AND BUSINESS FORUM HELD IN ÉVORA BRINGS TOGETHER PARTNERS, EXPERTS AND COMPANIES FROM ALL ICE TERRITORIES

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As part of the 6th International Project Meeting, the transnational “Art and Business Forum”, convened on December 2 in Évora, joined together in a single day and in the same place, for the first time since the beginning of the project, all the ICE Net agents, including partners, experts and representatives of 24 art and cultural companies. This initiative sought to deepen and promote possibilities of cooperation, as well as present the results and expectations of the project. During the Forum, all companies had the opportunity to participate in meetings of about 15 minutes with their counterparts in other regions of Europe, with the goal to establish contacts, exchange experiences and deepen the possibilities for cooperation  proposed by ICE expert network.

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SIGNED IN ALENTEJO CENTRAL A COOPERATION PROTOCOL FOR THE DEFINITION OF A MODEL OF CULTURE INCUBATOR AND COMPLETED THE SHORT FILM ABOUT THE REGION

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In August 2011, CIMAC, ADRAL and Fundação Eugénio de Almeida signed a cooperation protocol intended to lay the groundwork for the creation of a culture focused incubator in Alentejo Central. This collaboration intends to study the feasibility of such an incubator associated with the future Centro de Arte e Cultura, whose inauguration is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.

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