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For creators and innovators

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Warsaw's creators and innovators, such as representatives of start-ups, creative and innovative companies, scientists, artists and cultural creators, may take advantage of a range of activities in Warsaw that support the development of their novel business, scientific, artistic and social ideas

Living Lab - Urban Innovations

The programme facilitates change by creating a safe space where officials, citizens, researchers and entrepreneurs are able to formulate and test ideas, learn from them, and create valuable solutions to the city's challenges.

Projects for innovators:

  • Technology Revisions - cyclical meetings, providing an important forum for dialogue between the community of innovative entities and local government. They provide an opportunity to exchange knowledge, present innovative ideas and prototypes, discuss technologies and perspectives for their application in urban space.
  • Warsaw Booster – an acceleration programme aimed at providing start-ups with comprehensive support to facilitate their development.

Projects for creatives:

  • Creative Mixer – cyclical meetings of the creative industry, organised by the City and the British Council. The meetings provide an opportunity to present creative ideas, engage in discussions and establish new business contacts as well as meet interesting people.
  • Startup Art. – acceleration programme for the creative sector. It is a series of training courses for students of art schools in Warsaw, conducted by the City in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. The aim is to familiarise students with business practices.
  • School of Creativity – free lectures, workshops and training courses for micro and small businesses and individuals working in creative industries. The programme concept of the School was prepared by experts and partners from the Targowa Centre of Creativity and the National Chamber of Commerce.

Cross-sectional projects:

  • Scientific Warsaw – a project involving the implementation of various forms of cooperation between the City and scientists and scientific institutions. The intention is to strengthen the knowledge transfer between the scientific community and the local government and to enable the best possible use of it.
  • Interdisciplinary projects - projects involving representatives of different backgrounds local government, business, science and culture in creating a development-friendly city. Projects are implemented using public service design methods.