ASTER is the Consortium among the Emilia-Romagna Regional Government and regional education research and business actors (universities, reserach centers, union of the chambers of commerce).
IETM, International network for contemporary performing arts, released the toolkit "To sell or not to sell?" that aims to introduce and clarify some key concepts around the topic of busines model innovation for cultural managers and other arts professionals interested in increasing the resilience of their organisations. The toolkit takes a practical approach, combining short texts and various other types of content, such as illustrations, videos, quotes, checklists, practical advice and more.Read more at EITM's web
The Study “Assessing the potential for crowdfunding and other forms of alternative finance to support research and innovation” was initiated by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) in December 2015.
The study, aimed at delivering thorough, holistic picture on the potential of crowdfunding to improve access to risk finance in the EU for, in particular SMEs and midcaps, revolves around three main objectives: