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European Creative Business Network (ECBN) is a network of creative development agencies and creative centres. Our mission is to support the creative and cultural industries to internationalise – to do business and to collaborate across Europe

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ECBN provides European Services and Tools to its members, like creative companies and entrepreneurs, agencies and creative centres, cities and regions – such as Trade Missions, Easy Landing Points or Digital Marketplace, which are defined and developed further on a year to year basis in ECBN board meetings.

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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #170 – Life During Wartime: Art in the Age of the Coronavirus

Life During Wartime: Art in the Age of the Coronavirus Republished by ECBN from: Life During War Time Life During Wartime is the USF Contemporary Art Museum’s first major virtual exhibition.  It humbly engages a select company of international artists to respond to the overwhelming realities of the crisis that has gripped the planet since [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #168 – Explore initiatives & stories from UNESCO networks

Explore initiatives & stories from UNESCO networks Republished by ECBN from: UNESCO From World Heritage sites to Creative Cities, UNESCO partners and teams join forces against Covid-19, to bring out the best in our shared humanity through culture, information and solidarity. While billions of people are requested to stay at home in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, UNESCO [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #167 – For the arts, the show must go on after COVID-19

For the arts, the show must go on after COVID-19 Republished by ECBN from: Policy Options The COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the arts sector. The consequences for society will be devastating unless an agenda for innovation and inclusive growth is implemented to support the arts during and after COVID. Innovation in the arts is essential [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #166 – How to recover the European culture after COVID-19?

How to recover the European culture after COVID-19? Republished by ECBN from: European Parliament The cultural and creative sector has been damaged severely by the economic impact of mandatory social distancing. Many venues remain closed or have significantly scaled down their activity, whilst future prospects remain unclear. More flexible state aid rules, adopted as part [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #164 –Explore Cultural relations and Covid-19 (Wednesday 15 July, 12 – 1.30 pm CEST)

Cultural relations and Covid-19 (Wednesday 15 July, 12 - 1.30 pm CEST) Republished by ECBN from: EUNIC Global What is the impact of Covid-19 on the European cultural relations sector? In this online debate, the findings of the EUNIC survey report will be discussed and  ideas will be exchanged on how to move forward. Questions include: How can we [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #163 – Creative New Zealand announces its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months

Creative New Zealand announces its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months Republished by ECBN from: Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New Zealand Creative New Zealand will devote the additional $25 million in new money announced by the Government in May, to a 12-month programme of investment through to June 2021. The programme, [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #162 – New group set up to deliver Culture Strategy in Scotland: National Partnership for Culture

New group set up to deliver Culture Strategy in Scotland: National Partnership for Culture Republished by ECBN from: Scottish Government A new group formed to deliver Scotland’s culture strategy is to meet for the first time. The National Partnership for Culture (NPC) is made up of 14 experts from across Scotland’s culture sector. The group [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #161 – Brazilian culture and creativity during COVID-19: Solidarity and lives

Brazilian culture and creativity during COVID-19: Solidarity and lives Republished by ECBN from: PEC / Text by Edna dos Santos-Duisenberg The creative industries have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Over the past months the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre’s International Council has provided with insight into different challenges, experiences, and sources of inspiration found [...]