The Free Culture Forum (FCForum) is an international encounter of the most relevant organizations and individuals on free culture, digital rights and access to knowledge, people engaged in reflecting on the social and economic challenges of the dissemination of culture and knowledge in the digital age. This event has been taking place in Barcelona every year since 2009, jointly with the oXcars, a free culture festival.
The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe's largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years we are providing information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. As the most influential hacker collective in Europe we organize campaigns, events, lobbying and publications as well as anonymizing services and communication infrastructure.
The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district.Founded in 2006, it is a meeting place of the Viennese tech community, hosting events from culture festivals to user groups. It has played a catalyst role in the global hackerspace movement and was the birthplace of several internet startup companies.
c-base e. V. is a non-profit association of about 515 members located in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of this association is to increase knowledge and skills pertaining to computer software, hardware and data networks. The association is engaged in numerous related activities.
Noisebridge is an award winning anarchistic educational hackerspace in San Francisco, inspired by hackerspaces in Europe, like the Metalab in Vienna and c-base in Berlin. It is a registered non-profit California corporation, with IRS 501(c)(3) charitable status. According to the Noisebridge website's Vision page, "Noisebridge is a space for sharing, creation, collaboration, research, development, mentoring, and of course, learning.
Babele is an online innovation-center open to anyone who has an idea or a project and would like to make it happen with the help of a community.
The platform offers entrepreneurs a step-by-step business methodology to convert their idea into a viable social business, validate the key assumptions with the crowd and find the right people to help them develop it. This online platform is based on a crowdsourcing approach to social innovation
Collective is a pioneering project putting Camden Town at the heart of the UK’s creative community.
We support creative people into employment and in setting up their own businesses.
Our regeneration programme builds on the rich cultural history and reputation of Camden Town to ensure a legacy of improved skills, enhanced employability and enterprise.
Collective draws on three distinct but integrated elements that combine to form a unique offer for the creative sector in Camden:
Hubs provide incubation space for creative start-ups supporting business growth in Camden.