Stories from The Creative State North West

Mary McAuliffe is the Broker for The Creative State's 4CNW programme in the North West of Ireland.  A local government employee working with Sligo County Council, Mary is currently assigned as Programme Director of The Creative State North West Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Coordinator of...

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The broker for The Creative State's 4CNW programme  in Northern Ireland is Dr. Barney Toal, who has been Chief Executive of NORIBIC since 2001. Having originally worked in research as a Physicist, but with an interest in the commercial realisation of the results of research, he moved to working...

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The broker for the Creative State’s 4CNW programme in Scotland is Carol Sinclair, adviser and trainer with the Cultural Enterprise Office. Carol has been working within the creative industries for the last 22 years, combining her own ceramics practice with her work as a business adviser, trainer...

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4CNW will provide successful applicants to the 4CNW Talent fund with access to a unique and specialised Brokered Matchmaking Service. Research has shown that effective brokerage and matchmaking, which facilitates the introduction, exploration and selection of creative partners is key to...

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Brokering Creative Advantage; key findings from the 4CNW Programme