New Deliverable 6.2: Communities of Practice in Brussels

Sabri Derinoz News and events

A new Deliverable 6.2 is available. This report is aimed at providing an overview of existing Brussels-based communities of practice for media workers. It is the second Deliverable of Work Package 6 on “Media workers as communities of practice”. Deliverable 6.2 can be found in the section Publications. Click here to download: Deliverable 6.2: Communities of Practice in the Brussels Media Sector: …

SMIT Policy Brief published: Brexit, BXL and the media industry

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Today,  SMIT published its 11th Policy Brief and gives insights on Brexit, the media industry and what this means for Belgium and Brussels.  The Media Unit of the research centre SMIT – Studies on Media, Innovation and Technology, which is part of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and imec, publishes regularly short updates on research results and policy relevant issues to …

Lessons from MediaCityUK: Focus on the community

Victor Wiard News and events

On Monday September 11, and in the context of the future Media Park at Reyers in Brussels, the social and economic council of the Brussels-Capital Region (Conseil économique et social – economische and sociale raad) invited to a conference named “Reyers: towards a multimedia pole”. Alice Webb, director of BBC Children and BBC North, was invited to share insights from …

The Cultural and Creative Industries in Brussels – New Report Published

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The media industry is part of the cultural and creative economy (CC) and cultural and creative industries (CCI). As such, it is also interesting for us to look at the CC in Brussels. The “sister” Innoviris project of Media Clusters Brussels called “The Diversity of Work in the Creative and Cultural Industries: Making it Work for Brussels“ of the VUB, …

MCB presents at Summer School in Porto

Marlen Komorowski News and events

MCB sent researcher Marlen Komorowski to the CREIMA Summer School. The Creative Industries and Media Management Course, CREIMA, is an initiative from CIC.Digital, University of Porto and IMMA – International Media Management Academic Association. The researcher had the opportunity to present the on-going work on the MCB project and present pre-liminary results. The course was from 3rd to 6th of …

Where did he go? MCB researcher on academic stay in Finland

Victor Wiard News and events, No category

One of MCB’s researchers was away from the ULB for a while. Indeed, Victor Wiard (ULB) had the opportunity to stay four months at the COMET research center of the University of Tampere (Finland) with the help of Innoviris and the FNRS. COMET combines practical orientation with an ambitious theoretical approach to the field of media and communication research. It has gained …

MCB and emma bring experts together

Marlen Komorowski News and events

On May 10, leading experts were invited to present their research and insights on different media clusters from all over Europe and world-wide. This unique seminar was co-organized by Media Clusters Brussels and took place in Ghent. As part of this years’ conference of the European Media Management Association (emma), the seminar had the title “Creative Clusters, Media Hubs and …

Really? 16.000 media workers in Brussels?

Victor Wiard News and events

Yes! The new research results of the MCB project show high concentrations of media workers in the Belgian capital. Researchers Victor Wiard and David Domingo authored the new Deliverable (4.2a), which presents various data of a census on media workers in Brussels that is now available for download on our website. The Deliverable named “First census of media workers in …

New Research of MCB presented in Ghent

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The Media Clusters Brussels (MCB) project co-organized last week the pre-conference of emma (10.05.2017) and presented new research at the conference (11.05-13.03.2017) in Ghent. The conference and pre-conference gave MCB the opportunity to extend their network in the field of Media Cluster research and disseminate the latest research results of the project. Emma, the European Media Management Association, is an international …

MCB invites you to Seminar in Ghent

Marlen Komorowski News and events

We invite you cordially to the Seminar “Creative Clusters, Media Hubs and everything in between. Putting theory to the test” on May 10 at the new Krook building in Ghent. The seminar is hosted by Ghent University and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in collaboration with Media Clusters Brussels and De Krook as part of the 2017 conference of the European Media …