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Cross Innovation

Are you a business looking at internationalisation in EU and cross innovation brokerage?

We can help you find new business in the EU to collaborate with and give you access to networks across Europe’s major cities on this topic of cross-innovation specifically focused on creative companies working with the wider economy.

By cross innovation we mean a process by which the creative industries share information, collaborate and work with other growth sectors to develop new business.

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience running EU trans-national projects and offer of support to business that wish to develop partnerships, proposals and establish a framework of activity.

We have experience in running interactive events and workshops that encourage multidisciplinary working, co-creation and co-design such as: Interactivos, Makey-Makey, Clinics, World Café, Business Planning Canvas, Challenge Events and Open Innovation spaces.

Download the Cross Innovation Toolkit

Contact us

If you would like support with cross innovation activity to help develop new business ideas and international business leads, contact:

Alexa Torlo
Cross Innovation Broker
T: +44 (0)121 331 6402
E: Alexa.Torlo@bcu.ac.uk

Steve Harding
Head of Policy Development
T: +44 (0)121 331 5606
E: Steve.Harding@bcu.ac.uk

Tom Cahill-Jones
Cross Innovation Project Manager
T: +44 (0)121 331 7735
E: Tom.Cahill-Jones@bcu.ac.uk

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