Publication of D6.1 – A Framework for Studying Communities of Practice in a Media Cluster Context

Sylvain Plazy News and events

In line with the publication of the first deliverables of the MCB project, it is the turn of Deliverable 6.1 on media communities of practice to be put online. D6.1 is the framework for studying communities of practice in a media cluster context, which introduces the concepts of communities of practice and explains how do we plan to study them. This …

MCB at the Big Apple

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels (MCB) had the opportunity to present at the international World Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) in New York City, the Big Apple. The presentation offered the audience of more than 60 media researchers from all around the world insights into the conceptual research framework developed by MCB in Deliverable 1.1b in Work Package 1. The presentation …

Publication of D4.1: Theoretical Framework on Media Workers’ Skills and Profiles

Victor Wiard News and events

After Deliverable 1.1a, it is time for Work Package 4 to release its first results on the Theoretical Framework on Media Workers’ Skills and Profiles. Within the MCB project, Work Packages 4 and 5 focus on media workers in the city. The framework can be downloaded from our website in the section of Publications. The researchers are working hard on publishing more …

MCB’s first results are online: D1.1a

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels started its research more than one year ago. Now the first results can be downloaded from our website in the section of Publications. The research results are published as Deliverables that report the findings. The researchers are working hard on publishing more and more reports within the coming weeks. Especially, the theoretical backgrounds can now be explored …

Cluster.Brussels at Screens.Brussels for an anniversary party !

Victor Wiard News and events

Screen.Brussels is an association of actors of the audiovisual industry which defines itself as the cluster for audiovisual content production in Brussels. It aims at bringing key institutions and actors of the sector together by hosting networking events, fostering connexions and creating visibility for members. It celebrated its second birthday on the 16th of october. The event The event was …

Medialab & Storycode: two communities of practice in Brussels

Sylvain Plazy News and events

If you are a Brussels-based media worker looking for tips and ideas, the Belgian capital offers quite a lot of possibilities for you in communities of practice. Wether you are a staff journalist or a freelance web developper, some afterwork sessions will help you meeting people from the media world, mingle and get connected. Out of the various places, let’s …

MCB in Angers to talk about cultural clusters

Sylvain Plazy News and events

The  Media Cluster Brussels (MCB) team travelled to Angers in early June to present their on-going research on media clusters in an international seminar on cultural and creative quarters and clusters. The seminar, hosted by the Université d’Angers and the Valeur(s) project gathered around 50 researchers and scholars from all over the world to share their research, their work and …

Collaboration between companies – Media innovation presented at EMMA conference

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The success of media clusters relies on the ability of cluster members to cooperate and create partnerships. MCB has regognized this as essential factor for media clusters. Also, one of the desired outcomes of partnerships and successful clusters as identified by MCB are media innovation for the industry. However, it is not easy to overcome the natural obstacles that exist …

ICT cluster in Brussels – ICAB celebrates its 5th Birthday

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media clusters have one characteristic: they are supposed to bring companies closer to each other, not only on a geographical scale but also in their business practices leading to a flourishing environment for companies to grow in. This describes one of the success factors identified within the MCB project, the communities of practice. Communities of practice are the phenomenon of …