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Open innovation & open data seminar – video now available

Last week we hosted a terrific seminar on open innovation and open data at Inspace.  Here is the video capture courtesy of the lovely people at Envirodigital http://cdn.livestream.com/embed/envirodigital?layout=4&clip=flv_d6ce869d-38c5-4438-a04d-b9126bdd03af&color=0xe7e7e7&autoPlay=false&mute=false&iconColorOver=0×888888&iconColor=0×777777&allowchat=true And here are the slides that Roland Harwood, our main speaker used: http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=getambition-rolandharwood-110302121608-phpapp01&stripped_title=get-ambition-roland-harwood&userName=rolandharwood 


We’re hosting a seminar on Open Innovation & Open Data – Feb 23rd

  festivalslab is formally part of the AmbITion Scotland programme and as such we are delighted to announce the first in a series of learning seminars and workshops based on the successful formats already used by the AmbITion programme.   The first such seminar is called Open Innovation, Open Data: What it is & Why [...]


Launch48 Edinburgh: an inspiring start

I spent last weekend acting as a mentor at Launch48 Edinburgh over at the University of Edinburgh Business School: I was invited to attend Launch48 Edinburgh as both a speaker and a mentor, and can’t imagine a more inspiring way to spend a weekend. My talk – on creating a startup from scratch with no budget [...]


Ben at TechMeetup

Ben was at last week’s TechMeetup to talk about festivalslab to start a conversations about how best to engage with the local developer and start-up community here in Edinburgh with our work.  Apologies that it’s a bit dark but here’s the video from the event. [vimeo 15877176 w=400 h=300]<p>


Back at the lab …

It’s been almost a week since the Edinburgh Festivals Innovation Lab announced that I was to be their first Geek in Residence. It’s an honour to be asked to participate in the festivals ecosystem here in Edinburgh, and I’ve been truly delighted by the warm welcome I’ve received. But gardens aren’t made by sitting in [...]


Ben Werdmuller joins festivalslab team as geek-in-residence

We’re delighted to announce that Ben Werdmuller will be joining the team as the festivals’ geek-in-residence.  This is an exciting and experimental new role in which Ben will work with and across the festival set to spot and develop project opportunities and bring his expertise and experience to explore what it is to be a [...]


Do you want to be our first geek-in-residence?

As mentioned last week, we are now looking for a so-called geek-in-residence to play an important part in the first year of the Lab and the application process for this role is now live. Full details are available here and online applications will be accepted until Monday August 16th. Thank you to katsommers for sharing [...]


Geek-in-Residence: register your interest

The Geek-in-Residence is a playful term for an exciting new role as part of the Lab.  The geek will work with the festivals to identify innovation opportunities, build networks and develop projects.  It will be a part-time fixed-term contract and will suit a highly-networked individual with extensive and broad digital expertise and an interest in [...]