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François Matarasso – ’Keeping the paths open”

As from CAAC experience, it seems that networking and pooling of resources to create scale economies are fundamental for those Atlantic entities involved in creativity. Participating in a network with partners already experienced on the creative economy should allow for enrichment at the local and European level. Pooling resources is a key to consolidate and develop existing actions…

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Making an application for the Atlantic City of the Year

A briefing by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator STARTING THE 2015 EDITION! In the first edition, we have received several questions and comments at the General Secretariat, concerning the contest “Atlantic City of the Year”, symptom of a good welcome by the cities in the Atlantic Arc. They do not only want to participate, they also want…

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Trend Alert (3): Collaborative economy

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC “The “Collaborative Economy” describes an economic system where consumers prefer to share, rather than purchase, goods and services. It seeks to empower consumers and free them from the burdens of ownership.” Collen IP Exchange, lease between individuals or resell are increasing in recent…