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
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
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
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
Post written by: Heritiana Ranaivoson
On June 4, the 3rd ScreenME-Net online workshop took place, organized by imec-SMIT (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), and open to all project partners. The objective was to identify common research priorities and methods. An emphasis was put on how such research priorities and methods can inform policy-makers. In such endeavor, we could benefit from the outcomes of the two previous workshops organized respectively by LUT School of Business and Management and Jönköping International Business School, and by Aarhus University; and from the outcomes of the VUB Symposium on Netflix’s development and current positioning in the EU organized on June 3. Read More
The latest workshop on May 19-20 was arranged by members of the ScreenMe consortium from Aarhus University: Mads Møller Tommerup Andersen, Jakob Isak Nielsen and Hanne Bruun. During this two-day workshop, almost 20 European researchers introduced ideas and interest around research of screen media entrepreneurship and trends in media industries and society. From these briefs raised possible paths that the diverse ScreenME network as a research and knowledge hub could lean towards in future.
The quote by Jukka Niva well expresses the challenges and beauty of the networked society. It, as concluded at the ScreenME-Net workshop on industry-academia collaboration May 11-12, is one of the themes that media scholars should address with their research. The journalists claimed that traditional ways of creating content are not applicable to the bottom-up social movements, where it is often unclear who is responsible and whom to turn to for the credible information.Read More
4-5th of February the ScreenME-Net consortium met over Zoom to kick off the 3-year project. During the 2-day meeting extended teams of around 20 people from 7 different universities and financing bodies, gave presentations, discussed aims and means achieving them.