Stories from The Creative State North West

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...


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