4CNW Talent invites Northern Ireland businesses in the Agri-food, Life Sciences, Technology and Tourism sectors to apply for a talent voucher (between €1,000 and €5,000) to commission the services of a creative professional who can offer new areas of expertise to help solve a business challenge. Applications will be assessed by an expert panel with successful businesses required to match their award creating a commissioning pot of up to €10,000 per project.
NORIBIC are delighted to have been appointed as the Northren Ireland brokers for 4CNW and to be working in collaboration with Creative State North West which brings together partners in the Republic of Ireland and Scotland. 4CNW (Creative Challenge Celtic Crescent North West) is one of 4 European projects set up to encourage the use of creative thinking as a powerful business tool.
Northern Ireland businesses with a challenge and creative professionals with expertise interested in this opportunity will be invited to submit an online application from Monday 7 January 2013.
We will be hosting two Discovery Events for businesses to give all interested parties further information on how to apply:
Date: Tuesday 22 January 2013
Time: 08.30 – 10.30
Location: The Millennium Forum
Newmarket Street, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 6EB
Date: Wednesday 23 January 2013
Time: 08.30 – 10.30
Location: The MAC
10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ
To read more about the programme, and the previous participants, please visit www.creativestatenorthwest.com
Discovery Event for Businesses
4CNW Talent offers financial assistance to bring in new types of creative expertise to help grow business. Applications for businesses will open on Monday 7 January 2013 and close on Monday 18 February 2013.
To be eligible you must:
•Have a business address in Northern Ireland
•Come from the Tourism, Technology, Life Sciences or Agri Food sectors
•Be looking to grow your business through the innovative development of products, services or marketing
•Have completed your first year of trading.
If you are a creative business interested in finding out more about 4CNW Talent, please note there is a Discovery Event for Creatives from 11:00-13:00 on Tuesday 22 January 2013 in Derry~Londonderry at the Millennium Forum and Wednesday 23rd January 2013 in Belfast at The MAC.
We look forward to seeing you there!