Busy week in Cottbus

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First the students of the Master's course in Urban and Regional Planning presented their short-term project results for the topic "Many poles - one centre!?" which dealt with the question how to connect to different existing cultural and creative institutions in Cottbus and how to link a prospective Centre for CCI in this "net" of different poles on Tuesday, June 12th.

Additionally in the evening Prof. Silke Weidner and Marc Altenburg presented the current UCP activities to the economic commitee of the city council of Cottbus to inform local politicians more closely to the project and report of the needs and current developments of CCI in Cottbus.

On Wednesday June 13th Marc Altenburg (BTU), Daniela Naumann (EGC) and Nadja Riedel (BTU) attented a conference of the the Federal Competence Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries in Potsdam. The conference dealt with the challenges and chances of working in creative businesses. Furthermore Marc took part in a panel discussion on the chances of CCI in smaller cities and rural regions where he also presented the UCP project.

CCI events

Designers' Open Leipzig 2013

25. - 27. October 2013: Design Festival Leipzig | DESIGNERS´ OPEN - one of the leading German design festivals.

InNova Camp Festival

27-28 September, InNova Camp festival will be organized in Klaipeda by KEDA.


30. August - 01. September 2013 - IBUg Festival for Urban Culture in Germany: a lab for international urban artists and a way of life!

in fashion munich

in fashion munich - trade fair for fashion and accessories on 11th and 12th August 2013 in Munich, Germany

Network partners

Part-financed by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund and European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument)