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    Meet & Greet
    Creative entrepreneurs meeting
    Lyon, France
    8 february, Le Sucre



    Elevate festival   
    Gaz, Autriche
    02 to 05 march 2016



    Meet & Greet
    Creative entrepreneurs meeting
    Lyon, France
    12 april, Le Sucre



    Resonate festival 
    Belgrade, Serbie
    April 2016



    European Lab forum 2017
    Lyon, France
    25 to 26 may 2017



    Meet & Greet
    Creative entrepreneurs meeting
    Lyon, France
    7 june, Le Sucre



    Sonar Festival 
    Barcelona, Spain
    15 to 18 june 2017



    c/o pop Festival 
    Cologne, Germany
    23 to 27 august 2017



    La Haye, The Netherlands
    21 to 24 september 2017



    Tromsø, Norway
    26 to 28 october 2017

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    Raphaël Besson

    Researcher specialising in urban socio-economics, Villes Innovations | France Moderator


    Raphaël Besson is an expert in urban socio-economics and a doctor of Urbanism and Territorial Sciences (from the University of Grenoble). In 2013, he founded Villes Innovations, a design consultancy based in Madrid and Grenoble that specialises in innovative urbanism, creative cities and “third places”. Affiliated with the PACTE laboratory, its research focuses on public territorial innovation and cultural policies. His thesis explored the notion of Cognitive Urban Systems through an analysis of large-scale urban projects in Buenos Aires, Barcelona and Grenoble.

    Raphaël Besson is currently working on innovation and cultural development programmes for projects including Grand Paris Seine Oise, Urban Living Lab in Marseille and City Lab in Greater Nantes, as well as for the European initiatives Interreg-med (“Coworkmed”) and Europan (“Productive Cities”).

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