Young scholars, how to develop your teaching and research skills?

A publishing strategy and research and teaching skills are crucial to thrive in the competitive academic world. But what can be advised to young scholars regarding research and teaching? How can they find their own path?Read More

How to Enable Long-Term Collaboration between Universities and Societal Actors: A ScreenME Study Visit to the Media, Management, and Transformation Centre

Post written by: Thomas Cyron

The third mission requires well-functioning collaboration between universities and societal actors, such as policy makers and industry practitioners. How can universities enable such collaboration? How can such collaborations work in the long term? The ScreenME project members discussed these questions in a recent study visit to the Media, Management, and Transformation Centre (MMTC) at the Jönköping International Business School. The purpose was to learn from each other how we can best enable long-term collaboration with the media industry. Incidentally, it was also the first time that some of the ScreenME partners met face to face – a great experience!Read More

ScreenMe Project First Newsletter

We are happy to present the first issue of the ScreenMe project newsletter. In this edition you will find an introduction to the ScreenMe project and information about activities.Read More

Thomas Cyron from Jönköping International Business School

Thomas, tell us a bit about yourself: What is your background and what do you research on?

My research background is in entrepreneurship and stakeholder communication, where I studied how different media and modes of communication shape feedback processes in new venture ideation. My ongoing research remains within this domain: Broadly, I am interested in how entrepreneurs communicate using all kinds of media and modes and how that shapes different aspects of how new organizations emerge. Last year, I have started my own business together with a friend of mine (if you like bicycles, check out and the experiences support my previous hunch that communication is an critical dimension in entrepreneurship that so far has received only limited research attention.Read More

Cathrin Helen Bengesser from Aarhus University

Cathrin, tell us a bit about yourself: What is your background and what do you research on?

I am an Assistant Professor for Digital Media Industries at Aarhus University’s Media and Journalism Department. My research currently focuses on national and EU media policy, regarding PSM and the regulation of the VoD market. In September, I started a 2.5 year research project on the European VoD market funded by the Aarhus University Research Fund. The project investigates the role the media-systemic traditions and media ecology play in the way local players respond to the competition from US-based global VoDs. The markets I will focus on are Denmark, Germany and Estonia.Read More

Media students at the Munster Technological University are increasingly entrepreneurial

An interview with Emmet Coffey, Lecturer at the Department of Media Communications MTU, Cork. Conducted by Niall O Leary, MTU

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Intrapreneurship at Alma Media

The recipe for success: Understand your business, know your technology and be creative

An interview with Elina Kukkonen, SVP Communications and Brand at Alma Media Corporation, Finland. Conducted by Päivi Maijanen, LUT University

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Strengthening the start-up climate around Technische Universität Ilmenau

In Ilmenau, there is a unique cooperation of different actors to strengthen the start-up climate at and around the Technische Universität  Ilmenau. In addition to the Ilmkubator project at Technische Universität Ilmenau, the technology and start-up center (TGZ) as well as Gründerforum Ilmenau e.V. support those interested in starting a business on site. In 1991, technology and start-up center (TGZ) was founded with Ilm-Kreis and the city of Ilmenau as shareholders. Rüdiger Horn manages the TGZ Ilmenau, Laura Martin is responsible for public relations and event organization at Ilmkubator. An interview conducted by Britta Gossel: Read More

University Collaboration with Media Start-Ups

Post written by: Niall O’Leary

On Friday, September 10, 2021 the Hincks Centre hosted our online workshop as part of the Horizon 2020 funded ScreenME-net project. The goal of the workshop was to develop the team’s expertise and knowledge in screen media networking and the role of universities in supporting screen media entrepreneurship.Read More

Networking in Screen Media Entrepreneurship

Post written by: Jonas Weber

June 21st & 22nd 2021, the fourth workshop of the ScreenMe-Network took place, organized by Technische Universität Ilmenau. Aim of this workshop was to deduce and develop questions how researchers can network with Screen Media Entrepreneurs and in which way they can be supported through different institutions as universities, incubators, or accelerators. Several guest speakers gave insights in their work and their perspective of actual or future developments in the field of Screen Media Entrepreneurship.Read More

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