Finance, Learning, Innovation and Patenting is a Pilot project co-funded by the EU whose main objective is to support healthy and sustainable ecosystems for Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) with respect to these four key policy areas.

Start date: 4 February 2019 Duration: 28 months

Fulfilling a crucial task for the overall economy and society, CCIs are facing considerable problems in their ecosystems, with important framework conditions and systemic factors preventing them from unfolding their full growth potential.
Through different activities, such as research, stakeholders consultation, preparing and testing guidelines, the consortium aims to improve the finance and patenting ecosystem in order to strengthen CCIs' capacities for growth and development through improved access to finance and value recognition, as well as their capacities to capture value from IP.
In order to achieve the cross-sectorial benefits of the CCIs, the development of cultural and creative skills for CCIs will be put in the European context of competences, qualifications and occupations. The goal is to develop models for identifying and addressing skills mismatches and to finally connect CCIs with other sectors by demonstrating the transversal relevance of skills and expertise related to creative thinking. Simultaneously, the project will strengthen support structures for the CCIs through organizing mutual learning opportunities between Creative Hubs themselves, as well as between them and formal and informal education institutions.


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22nd October 2019

Calling Policy Makers: Your Input is needed for a better Access to Finance for CCS!

If you are a policy maker in and for the Cultural and Creative Sectors, help us improve the current ecosystem for the CCS by providing input for our survey on Access to Finance!
18th October 2019

Creative FLIP’s P2P Exchange kicks off!

Creative FLIP’s P2P Exchange kicks off! We are happy to announce that 1 st round of P2P exchanges has successfully started, with 10 visits taking place throughout the month of October! This mobility programme gives the opportunity for a knowledge exchange between established and emerging hubs throughout Europe and its neighbourhood. It allows for the visiting hub manager and community member to work alongside their counterparts in the hosting hub for a period of up to five days.
24th September 2019

14 Questions on IP for Creative Industries

Help us to understand your IP practices and to propose measures for an improved management of your most precious assets – your creative works! Partners of the Creative FLIP project invite you to complete a short and concise survey in order to help identify the patenting and intellectual property (IP) practices of companies from the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) sector, and to unveil their perceptions on IP.

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