28.12.2017

British Council > Connecting Cities of the United Kingdom and Western Balkans through Digital Technology

This programme aims to connect 12 cities across the UK with 12 cities from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) through digital industry, with a focus on innovation in creative industries and technology in education. With the programme, the aim is to contribute to the development of the digital technology industry in the Western Balkans and in the UK by strengthening the policies and strategy, facilitating hub and city networks and collaboration and developing the skills of professionals and hub leaders in 12 cities across the UK and 12 cities / towns across the Western Balkans. This project is funded by the UK government and implemented by the British Council in partnership with Culture Code.

The programme brings together city policy and strategy makers, as well as start-ups, digital and creative hubs and SMEs who work in innovation in the fields of digitalising city administrations, creative industries and digital education.

 All participation costs for the participating organisations and their representatives will be covered by the project, including travels costs, accommodation and meals. Eligible organizations may be NGOs, hubs, incubators, accelerators, start-ups and SMEs active in the domain of innovation in digitising city administrations, creative industries and digital education from one of the Western Balkans countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia).

Deadline: 30 December 2017

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