News release: University to launch the Creative Industries Development Unit

Media and Promotion Office (2001) News release: University to launch the Creative Industries Development Unit. Other. University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

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Abstract

The University of Central Lancashire will launch the Creative Industries Development
Unit, based at Clayton Hall, Harris Knowledge Park, later today.
The Creative Industries Development Unit currently comprises of five graduates who were
selected for their creativity to work on commercial projects to promote research and
development, new product ideas and act as consultants within the creative industries sector in
Preston. A wealth of creativity has been retained with the graduates possessing a wide range
of design talent including furniture, ceramics, glass, silkscreen printing and graphic design.
The University feels confident that the Creative Industries Development Unit will
complement other initiatives to encourage graduates to remain in the area and aid the
economic regeneration of Preston.
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Notes:
1. The CIDU is based within the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Central
Lancashire in Preston. For further information please contact the Creative Industries
Development Unit on 01772 894488.
2. Since October the CIDU has been working on a public art project for a local
developer to be positioned on Britannia Quay, Preston
3. The Launch starts at Spm at Clayton Hall
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