Project Management

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KEA engineers projects at artistic as well as at policy levels which connect disciplines like art, science, technology, business or law. KEA takes leadership on CCI policies in order to shape an environment conducive to creativity and cultural diversity, taking into account technological and societal changes.

 

ONGOING PROJECTS

 

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Funding programme: Horizon 2020
Lead partner: ECSITE
Overall value: €3 million
Sparks is an awareness-raising programme that aims to familiarise and engage European citizens with the concept and practice of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) through the topic of technology shifts in health and medicine.
KEA developed the winning bid, brought together the members of the consortium of which it is also part and leads Sparks communication activities at EU level. KEA also coordinates the collection and analysis from the different activities developed within the project.
More information here.

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Co-funding programme: Creative Europe
Lead partner: Inova+
Initial budget: €1 million
Creative Tracks aims at connecting young creative professionals worldwide, encouraging cross-innovation projects and facilitating collaboration with cultural and creative industries.
KEA is responsible for the mapping and analysis of creative networks across the world. As a result, more than 1200 networks have been involved so far. KEA also coordinates the Creative Tracks communication. As part of the communication activities, KEA is organising an international conference to mark the official project launch in November 2016.
More information here.

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Funding programme: Creative Europe
Lead partner: EUROCITIES
Overall value: €1 million
The project aims to take stock of existing cultural management practices in cities and regions all over Europe, to exchange and promote transfer of knowledge, to better understand successful cases of cultural investment and to go into the details of policy planning and implementation.
KEA is the scientific coordinator of the project, managing the methodology of the study visits and coaching sessions. We coordinated and contributed to the drafting of 71 case studies across Europe, available here. KEA is also responsible for the communication activities.
More information here.

 

PAST PROJECTS

 

designforeurope

Funding programme: EU Competitiveness and Innovation Framework
Lead partner: UK Design Council
Overall value: €2.8 million
Design for Europe’ (2013) aimed to accelerate design-driven innovation in order to boost growth and job creation across the EU.
More information here.

CAB

Funding programme: EU Culture
Lead partner: Cultuur Ondernemen
Overall value: €398.885
‘Connecting Arts and Business’ (2013) aimed to promote culture as a catalyst for creativity to foster growth and employment in Europe. KEA completed a typology as well as an inventory of Arts & Business initiatives in 12 European countries and elaborated a policy paper to show the value added of Arts & Business initiatives, including recommendations to foster them in Europe.
More information here.

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Funding programme: URBACT
Lead partner: Birmingham City Council
Overall value: €924.500
‘Creative SpIN – Creative Spillovers for Innovation’ (2012-2014) was a project with a view to create a thematic network across Europe which would address the challenges of how best to connect cultural and creative industries with other sectors to stimulate a “spill over” effect.
As lead expert, KEA provided assistance to design actions featuring innovative formats and to prepare thematic reports, a practical toolkit to stimulate spillovers etc.
More information here.

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Funding programme: FP7 Coordination Support Action
Lead partner: ECSITE
Overall value: €2 million
‘KiiCS – Knowledge Incubation in Innovation and Creation for Science (2011-2014) had the purpose to bring science closer to society by building bridges between arts, science and technology. A series of incubation modules associating science, technology with the creative sectors were created in 9 European cities.
KEA was commissioned to write the proposal and acted as communication leader in the project.

ECIA

Funding: European Commission (DG Enterprise)
Lead partner: City of Amsterdam
‘ECIA – European Creative Industries Alliance’ (2011) established a policy platform to increase the impact of the Creative Industries and to improve understanding on the contribution of creative industries to the Innovation Union and Europe’s 2020 strategy.
KEA brought together the members of the consortium, prepared and developed the winning bid.
More information here.

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Funding programme: EU Culture
Lead partner: Tillt
Overall value: €370.987
‘Creative Clash’ (2011-2013) had the mission to foster and boost the role of art in society, by supporting the producers of Artistic Interventions in organisations, as well as the trainers for artists willing to contribute to artistic interventions.
KEA mapped the relevant support tools, initiatives and organisations existing in Europe for artistic interventions and led the communication activities.
More information here.

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Funding Programme: EU Culture
Lead partner: Cultuur Ondernemen
Overall value: €30.700
‘TAFI – Training Artists for Innovation’ (2011-2013) examined the stimulation of innovation and creativity in European businesses through the intervention of artists and creatives.
KEA made recommendations which were published here.

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Funding source: sponsoring
Producer: Art of the World Europa
Funds raised: €1.5 million
KEA was the executive producer of ‘Stories on Human Rights’ (2011), a film created on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights on 10 December 2008.
KEA coordinated the fund raising and the communication with the European Commission and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. KEA also assisted in the film distribution through numerous television channels and film festivals worldwide.
More information here.

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Funding programme: Commenius LLP
Lead partner: NPLD
Overall value: €392.000
‘MELT – Multilingual Early Language Transmission’ (2009-2012) was developed to promote and strengthen bilingual education of children at preschool level in regional and minority language areas.
KEA developed and wrote the winning bid.
More information here.

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Funding Programme: INTERREG IV
Lead partner: Nantes Métropole
Overall value: €3.5 million
‘ECCE Innovation’ (2009) was developed with a view to increase the potential of creative entrepreneurs from across Europe.
KEA prepared a study on financing needs of cultural and creative industries and identified best practices in the field, which is available here.
More information here.