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The latest news from the Creative Fuse project. Everything from project announcements and successes, to the latest opportunities.

CAKE in the Wild – Brief for Participants

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Deadline: noon on Monday, September 6th
Submit to: creativefuse.ne@durham.ac.uk

The task:

You are invited to be a part of this very special CAKE event, celebrating the connection between creativity, nature and wellbeing that has provided solace to so many during the last year. Specifically, you are asked to submit a short video clip (of no more than one minute),

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Creative Fuse North East to be part of £2.6m investment to stimulate culture and creativity in the North of Tyne.

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Newcastle University led project Creative Fuse will play a key part in a new multi-million pound fund which will help to create a more resilient and sustainable future for the creative sector in a post-COVID- 19 economy.

The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA) and Creative England today launched the Culture and Creative Investment Programme,

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Tees Valley Bounce Back – Case Study

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The CFTV Bounce Back Funding Programme was delivered with financial experts, Edale and has helped several creative businesses across the Tees Valley with harnessing financial resources and support following the impact of Covid-19. Across four weekly masterclasses and individual mentoring sessions, participants were equipped with the know-how on applying for funding and grants to get back on track.

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The Open Cage on Tour

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An exciting collaboration of academics from the University of Sunderland were commissioned to present a piece of art during the #cyberfest event.

Working in partnership with CoLab, the event was hosted by Guerilla Working and Breeze Creatives. With the goal to envision aspects of cyber security and to find new ways to talk about it,

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Tees Valley Creative and Cultural Sector Internships

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Could your business benefit from a fresh perspective and skilled extra resource?

We’re excited to announce that creative, cultural, heritage and digital businesses in the Tees Valley can now apply to the recently launched Creative Fuse Tees Valley graduate internships scheme, that is fully funded by Teesside University.

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Creative Industries Graduate Placement Schemes – coming soon to the Tees Valley!

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Creative Fuse Tees Valley are launching fully funded graduate placement schemes to help towards the growth of businesses in the Tees Valley’s creative, cultural, heritage and digital sectors.

Over a four-week block, talented graduate students will work to a brief specially developed to meet your business needs, whether that’s help with a specific project or general support.

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Creative Fuse Tees Valley Bounce Back Funding Programme

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The CFTV Bounce Back Funding Programme draws to a close today after eight weeks of supporting two fantastic and extremely versatile cohorts.

The programme was delivered with financial experts, Edale and has helped several creative businesses across the Tees Valley with harnessing financial resources and support following the impact of Covid-19.

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Graduate Delivers Sweet Success for Bespoke Bakery

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Creative Fuse Placement Success

Struggling to find a suitable role in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, University of Sunderland Journalism graduate Gemma Hirst managed to land a three-month internship with Print Cakes, supporting the business with her skills in digital marketing.

The internship was organised through the Creative Fuse North East team at University of Sunderland.

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Creative Fuse Tees Valley – Launch of ‘Bounce Back Funding Programme’

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Bounce Back Funding Programme: harnessing financial resources and support

Are you a creative industry SME or freelancer in the Tees Valley that’s looking to harness financial resources and support?

The Creative Fuse Tees Valley masterclass series has been designed to help established SMEs and incorporated non-profits in the creative,

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Caitlin lights a Creative Fuse at North East estate agent

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Creative Fuse Placement Success

Caitlin Ward’s three-month placement opportunity to support Paul Airey Estate Agents’ reinvention of its digital strategy has been made possible thanks to the University of Sunderland’s partnership with Creative Fuse North East, a project unlocking the potential of the creative, digital and tech sectors to drive innovation and growth of the region’s economy.

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