For ECCE Innovation, Nantes Métropole
This report provides an analysis of the financing needs of the cultural and creative sector. It also looks at the existing trends and identifies opportunities for improvements in access to finance within the sector in some European countries. It aims to raise awareness amongst policy makers of the financing schemes and support measures that can enable the development of the cultural and creative industries (CCIs). It wishes to encourage private investment in the sector.
It has been compiled within the framework of ECCE Innovation (ECCEi), an INTERREG IVB funded European project (2009-2011) which aims to enhance the ability of CCIs to access new markets across partner cities: Aachen, Birmingham, Cardiff, CIDA (Doncaster), Eindhoven, Dublin, Nantes and Stuttgart.