News for: Creative Districts

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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27 JANUARY 2015

Euronews item on Wallonia, European Creative District 2015

Euronews item on Wallonia, European Creative District 2015

In an episode of Business Planet, a weekly rubric by Euronews, the Wallonia European Creative District was the central location to display innovative businesses.
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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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6 AUGUST 2014

EU Cluster Excellence Programme calls for proposals

EU Cluster Excellence Programme calls for proposals

The EU aims to promote cluster excellence with the Cluster Excellence Programme, and calls for organisations to participate in the programme. The focus will lie on strengthening cluster management excellence as to further professionalize business services to European SMEs.
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