With a strong focus on collaboration and communities Creative Innovation Centre CIC works closely with a range of local, regional and national organisations. These provide supportive services, work with us on projects, and help build an enterprising creative community.
Here are those we are presently working with:
The Somerset Design Enterprise Network brings the Somerset design industry together and provides a meeting point for design, industry, education and other design related activities. They promote Somerset’s design industry and represent members at regional, national, and global level. Born in 2005 and supported then by South WestRDA, Inspire South West, European Union, Business Link Somerset, and private sector. Visit Somerset Design Enterprise Network.
CORE Business Design is a creative innovation enterprise based on the Somerset and Devon border and works with businesses, individuals, trade associations, groups and government departments. The Core team have a wealth of experience in design, co-creation, marketing and digital communications, they all have impressive network connections and, importantly, share a passion for design, business, building the South West’s economy and the creative industries sector. Visit Core Business Design
ADK Design, who made our website and other marketing material, is a website design, graphic and digital media solution company based in the South West of England. They have supported our us by providing services and remain our key digital and creative partners for all technology based and graphic projects. The company serves organisations large and small throughout the United Kingdom and they have been in business for over a decade. Visit ADK Design.
Stylishly clever, new venture implementation… delivered with clarity and transparency.
New venture resource experts who work with progressive and innovative organisations to deliver fully formed and sustainable businesses. Using our comprehensive project management expertise, we seek to create effective cultures and communication strategies that make new enterprises succeed.
Fuse are a leading street arts and outdoor performance company that provides opportunities through workshop practice, performance and events that develop the expertise of creative artists and cultural entrepreneurs. Fuse creates and manages projects collaboratively with partner organisations in the public, cultural and creative sectors. Fuse have built a platform for European creative cultural exchange in association with Universities and international cultural partners. Visit Fuse Performance.
Stand Against Violence (SAV) in partnership with local volunteers and organisations have created a youth cafe at CICCIC run by an advisory group of local young people who have come from a variety of backgrounds. The young people involved are supported in their decision making by the volunteers involved in the project but make the decisions on the content of the cafe. Visit Stand Against Violence.
The Woolly Shepherd
The Woolly Shepherd is an ethical Somerset family business with its eye firmly set on a low-carbon future. We source low value wool locally and make it into beautiful, practical items for your home, person and business, including our unique range of Natural Acoustics – hanging cloud-shaped sound absorbers and wall panels in natural materials. Visit Woolly Shepherd.