Creative Edge
Creative Edge – A Pan-regional initiative for sustainable growth of NPP creative businesses through increasing their access to international markets, and developing their emerging creative talent 7.5

Tapping into the Creative potential of the NPP region

The Creative Edge project will be a Pan-regional initiative focussed on creating and piloting a practical model for the sustainable growth of regional Creative Economy (CE) businesses through two main themes, addressing Access issues for regional creative enterprises. The project seeks to directly address two main recognised access barriers to the ... More...
Aim & Objectives:
The Creative Edge project intends to create a practical programme to work on the challenges identified in focus groups and consultation in the peripheral regions as being of key concern to creatives i.e. accessing new markets, job opportunities, scalability, collaboration, information exchange, business development skills and affordable creative sp... More...
Expected Outcomes:
The project will deliver a Creative Export platform, this is an infrastructure to support creative industries in the NPP regions to access international markets. The second service provided by the project is the encouragment of talent matching between creatives and creative industries. This will enable and empower the currently latent creative abil... More...
Reported Outcomes:
The growth of the Creative Economy in the West of Ireland As I see it “The Creative Edge Project” (Publication in ‘Research Matters’, Published by NUI, Galway) More...
Priority: 1. Promoting innovation and competitiveness in remote and peripheral areas
Objective: i. Innovation, networks and competitiveness
Theme: Creative industries, visual and performing arts, design, media

Total Budget: € 1 134 651,47
Total Funding Request: € 680 790,89

Start Date: 01/06/2011
End Date: 30/09/2013

Desk Officer Michela Gaifami

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