Thursday, February 7, 2013

Glasgow - Launch of CREATE research network on copyright and new business models in the creative economy

The CREATe Launch and inaugural conference took place on January 31st & February 1st, 2013 in Glasgow. (See videos)
CREATe is the RCUK research centre for copyright and new business models in the creative economy. With an ambitious programme of 40 projects delivered by an interdisciplinary team of academics (law, cultural economics, management, computer science, sociology, psychology, ethnography and critical studies), CREATe is a pioneering academic initiative designed to help the UK cultural and creative industries thrive and become innovation leaders within the global digital economy.
It is based at the University of Glasgow, comprises a consortium:
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Goldsmiths (University of London)
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of St. Andrews and
  • University of Strathclyde
The research programme at CREATe has seven themes:
  • Good, Bad and Emergent Business Models
  • Openness and Open Business Models
  • Regulation and Enforcement
  • Creators and Performers: Process and Copyright
  • Intermediaries and Platforms
  • User Creation, User Behaviour and Community Norms
  • Human Rights and Public Interest

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