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…

The magnificent 7 come to help Atlantic Arc Cities

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator In early 60’s, the fantastic Kurosawa film, Seven Samurai, was adapted into a not less awesome western called The Magnificent Seven, featuring Yul Brinner, Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen. Currently, Western Europe and the Atlantic Arc Cities dispose of internet resources to tackle the challenges. And they can…

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…