ELEVATE partners

Challenge partner

The Lien Foundation

The Lien Foundation is a philanthropic organisation based in Singapore. The Lien Foundation values institutional capacity building and is inspired by innovation, collaboration and new solutions. The Foundation’s key areas of focus are early childhood education, eldercare and environmental sustainability in water and sanitation. 

Develop partner

Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media

The Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM) is a platform for sharing computer- and IT-based media technology. YCAM hosts a variety of performances, exhibitions, film screenings, sound-related events, workshops and lectures. YCAM’s ‘InterLab’ comprises a group of experts in adapting the latest in media technologies to creative endeavours in lighting, sound, visual, stage machinery, programming, device production, network technology, space design, graphic design, archiving, and production management. YCAM InterLab collaborates with visiting artists and outside engineers, as well as other cultural facilities and research institutions.

Connectivity partner

BT Global Services

BT Global Services is a networked IT Services business that operates globally and delivers locally to help its customers succeed BT Australasia has a unique breadth of scope, reach and capability, bringing together communications and networked IT products and services securely and efficiently. 

Knowledge partners

Bandung Creative City Forum

Bandung Creative City Forum (BCCF) is a forum and a hub for diverse creative communities in Bandung. Since its establishment in 2008, BCCF has conducted more than 250 programmes that respond to urban issues, such as public space, heritage sites and buildings, green open space, urban mobility, community entrepreneurship and creative education. 

Institute for Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London

The Institute for Culture and Creative Entrepreneurship (ICCE) delivers enterprise, cultural management and policy education to the creative and cultural sectors, and supports research in to new approaches to business, financial models and management in the Creative Economy. It delivers a range of academic programmes and presents activities and events to promote an environment in which creative and cultural entrepreneurship can flourish. 

Google Creative Lab

The Creative Lab is a loose team of creators, developers and film-makers around the world who examine the technology that surrounds us and explore the potential of digital tools. Our mission is "to remind the world what it is that they love about Google”.

Renegade Collective

The Collective is a monthly 176-page lifestyle magazine that brings together entrepreneurial and creative minds from across the globe. In more than 30 countries worldwide – from Turkey to Norway, The Collective is a universal movement. Through personal stories, in-depth interviews, investigative features and practical tips, The Collective aims to inspire and inform.