News for: Service Innovation

6 OCTOBER 2015

Launch of the renewed ECIA

Launch of the renewed ECIA

Over 80 creative industries stakeholders gathered in Brussels on 23 September 2015 for the "Create! Innovate! Grow!" seminar organised jointly by the European Creative Industries Alliance, DG GROW and ERRIN. The Alliance's policy recommendations towards "Maximizing the Innovative Contributions of Europe’s Creative industries" were discussed, initiatives of the European Commission to support creative industries were presented and a new association to continue the work of the Alliance was announced.
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3 DECEMBER 2014

ECIA Closing Conference: this is just the start

ECIA Closing Conference: this is just the start

On 27-28 November 2014, the European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) presented ten policy recommendations following their three years of work. The recommendations are described and supported with concrete cases in the final report. During the Closing Conference in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) the recommendations were discussed in panel discussions and small sessions. Read the recap here.
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21 NOVEMBER 2014

Workshop report: Creative Industries Policies, a knowledge exchange

Workshop report: Creative Industries Policies, a knowledge exchange

On the 3rd of October the Amsterdam Economic Board organized a workshop for European policymakers within the creative industries. Representatives from 11 different European cities and regions participated in this workshop. Eight representatives gave a presentation about the creative industries policies in their region, an analysis of the development of the policy during the past years, and foreseen challenges for future policy development. This report gives a short overview of the main points of this workshop.
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26 JUNE 2014

PLP meeting in Tampere summarized

PLP meeting in Tampere summarized

During the ECIA Policy Learning Platform meeting in Tampere (17-18 June), an open seminar on public policies enhancing CCIs was arranged. All the ECIA members participated in the seminar together with some other key persons from Finland.
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24 SEPTEMBER 2013

Please fill in the questionnaire: ‘Experience Economy’ as an Emerging Industry

Please fill in the questionnaire: ‘Experience Economy’ as an Emerging Industry

In 2012, the European Commission Communication highlighted the importance of reinforcing cross-sectoral linkages for facilitating entrepreneurship and economic growth. It pointed to the need of establishing multi-disciplinary environments where businesses from different industries can meet in order to foster spill-overs. In this context, it has now announced the launch of a public consultation on the European 'Experience Economy'.
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