European Network of Creative Hubs

British Council

UK-wide

2016

Total project grant (euros)

951,264

Sub-programme

Cross Sector

Call number

EAC/S08/2015

Application deadline

10 Sep 2015

Project date

1 Feb 2016 - 1 Feb 2018

Number of partners in project

8

Lead organisation

British Council

Partners

European Business and Innovation Centre Network,

Addict - Agência para o Desenvolvimento das Indústrias Criativas, Portugal

Bios - Exploring Urban Culture, Greece

Betahaus, Germany

Kulturni Kod, Serbia

Creative Edinburgh Limited, UK

Factoria Cultural - Vivero de Industrias Creativas, Spain

European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) is a 2-year project. British Council is leading the work, in partnership with six European creative hubs – Bios  in Greece, Roco  in the UK, betahaus in Germany, Kulturni Kod/Nova Iskra in Serbia, Creative Edinburgh in UK and Factoria Cultural in Spain – and the European Business and Innovation Network.

The aim is to help creative hubs connect and collaborate across Europe. ECHN is building a network community of creative hubs by hosting a series of people to people encounters, and preparing a bespoke training programme for the needs and free use of creative hubs.

ECHN wants to champion the sector, to share stories about creative hubs, about what they are and how they operate. The ambition is to demonstrate that creative hubs contribute to the growth and the resilience of the creative sector, and to the economy as a whole. 

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