Methodology recognised by the European Union as a Good Practice
for Developing Entrepreneurship and the Promotion of Innovation 2018

N.I.C.E. Award 2014
Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe

To innovate what needs innovating in the how.
Open innovation methodology to change and transform organisations and territories through artistically and culturally based hybridisation experiences
"Conexiones improbables goes beyond the classical bonds between art and business related to sponsorship or communication to enter into the transformation of organisations and their innovation strategies." José Miguel Galdona
Director of the RD&I Unit at Grupo i68, Donostia/San Sebastián
"Conexiones improbables is a European leader in providing new drive to the traditional economy and inputs for change of the digital economy." Bernd Fessel
Deputy Director of the European Centre for Creative Economy (ECCE)
"It is in their desire to know, participate and help that artists intervene and truly provide ideas, ask questions and probe in a different manner." Oscar García
Director of Innovation at Obe Hettich, Aizarnazabal, Gipuzkoa
"We business people need to look at things in a completely different manner. We must face other skills and a new (creative) logic that challenges our way of thinking. Otherwise, we become stuck. Artist-driven enterprise development provides us with new tools to think outside the box, thereby giving us a lot more than ordinary methods." Bertil Lindström
Citymöbler and Brittgarden Fastigheter, Suecia
"Artistic interventions in organisations are a source of new ideas, new methodologies and new ways of confronting problems. (...) The people involved in these processes realise that they have not been in vain, but have generated effects and impacts that they also hope will endure over time." Ariane Berthoin
Researcher at WZB (Berlin)
"It is fundamental to be open, receptive and intuitive. Artists should not have clear ideas of what they want to do beforehand, or many prejudices. In general, all artists should be able to look at reality from many different perspectives, ask unconventional questions, be inappropriate, curious, creative and, primarily, awaken the creativity and critical sensibilities of the other participants. They also need to be persuasive, but avoid being arrogant." Ricardo Antón
Artist Amasté (Bilbao)
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Creative Pill with Bioef

We already have the results of the Creative Pill we conducted with Bioef, the Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research, which aimed to identify the crucial milestones in the cancer disease process in order to improve integrated patient care. In this video, you can see the theatre play that portrayed the work done with a pair that included cancer patients (with active, cured or chronic cancer), their family members and cancer, psycho-oncology and Active Patient Programme professionals. The play was performed at the International Conference on Integrated Care held in Donostia/San Sebastián on 1 April. A document has also been produced based on the structure of a theatrical script that underlined the physical and emotional moments (of patients, relatives and health professionals) during the 3 main moments of this disease: when the news is communicated, during treatment and at its outcome (whether positive or negative).

Bioef is working together with Conexiones improbables on a Creative Pill whose aim is to develop improved integrated care for cancer patients. The artists Mireia Gabilondo and Kike Rada from Tanttaka Teatroa are taking part in the joint effort, while the Basque Health Service (Osakidetza) has set up a working group comprising two oncologists, an oncology nurse, a primary care physician, the coordinator of the Active Patient programme and a psycho-oncologist), alongside patients who have either overcome cancer or are in the process of being cured and 3 relatives of these patients (one of whom has already passed away).

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EU recognises Conexiones improbables as good practice

As part of a study on the role of public policies in developing entrepreneurship and the innovative potential of the cultural and creative sectors, a report by the OMC (open method of coordination) working group of Member States’ experts has recognised the methodology of Conexiones improbables as a good practice example in its section on “Inspiring user-driven and co-creation policy examples”. 

The report examines 5 areas (frame, structures, cooperation, users and territory) and only mentions 3 state initiatives as examples of good practices: Conexiones improbables, Barcelona Laboratori (in the same section on users) and Barcelona Arts Factories (in the chapter on territory), as well as Factoría Cultural in Madrid (as part of the European Creative Hubs Network). This places the Basque platform at the forefront of developing cultural innovation methodologies and brings it to the same level as other public or private initiatives in countries such as Finland, Norway, Holland, Germany or Austria.

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