Tag: creative

4th July 2013 New Delhi, India

Further funding for the Unbox Fellowships

Every time you sneeze, stop and consider what you are thinking about. This was one of the recommendations given during the Unbox festival in January this year. This festival showcased some of the best of India’s burgeoning design, art and technology sectors, including the findings from the Unbox fellowships, advertised in my earlier blog. The […]

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20th March 2013 New Delhi, India

Framed at FICCI

Not me getting set up for a crime I didn’t commit, but a useful meeting entitled “Opportunities for creative collaboration between India and the UK” where we discussed case studies and new developments in both countries… Last week I was in Mumbai to attend the 14th chapter of FICCI Frames, one of the most noteworthy media and entertainment […]

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13th September 2012 New Delhi, India

S&I India gets creative

On 25 September the Science and Innovation Network in India are holding an event in a brand new sector. We are expanding into the creative economy and this month are aiming to build links between Indian and UK digital media businesses. With expertise in a wide range of areas, the UK exports billions of pounds […]

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1st March 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

How to sell your city

The chocolate flows down in an endless stream, pouring like a waterfall over the freshly-baked crispy wafers.  Further down the production line, individual sticks are wrapped and packed in boxes.  Lucky visitors are invited to taste the delicious end-product, fresh from the ovens. I’m at the “Roshen” chocolate factory in Vinnitsa, a city of 370,000 […]

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