Who we are

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

What we do

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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Vienna Declaration

Make Cultural Creative Industries a new priority in the Research & Innovation Programme 2021-2027 The “Vienna declaration on Innovation for an Inclusive and Creative Society” supported by ECBN, today with 61 leading stakeholders from 23 nations, summarizes the conclusions of the European Creative Industries Summit (ECIS) on the 3rd-4th October 2018 in Vienna. In the [...]

Co-Create multiplier event

How can we introduce in our organizations processes that allow users to design the future with us? A growing challenge for professionals and organizations that we will explore during a day of conferences, case studies and a sprint of methods and dynamics. Where? Auditorio Icaza & Faculty Club "La Comercial" building Deusto Business School Avenida [...]

Starting One Strong Joint Voice for the Cultural Creative Economy in Europe

It is out ! The European Manifesto on Supporting Innovation for Cultural and Creative Sectors Frankfurt am Main, 11/10/2018 WHY THE CULTURAL & CREATIVE SECTORS MUST UNITE – AND WHY THEY SHOULD BE TREATED AS A KEY SECTOR: BARRIERS TO INNOVATION, AND SOLUTIONS FOR A STRONG INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR CULTURE AND CREATIVITY IN EUROPE In [...]

Dutch Design Week, DRIVE Fest and another thrilling #design events coming soon!

Co-Creation Update September 2018 #5 The ERASMUS+ funded project Co-Create aims to raise awareness, highlight facts and disseminate current developments in co-creation and co-design. Aug 30, Trilateral Research: Collaborative innovation: the advantages of co-design in creating sustainable technological solutions “How can new #technology move from cool invention to true #innovation with #sustainable uptake? @katrinkja @Trilateral_UK [...]

Creative Industries Weekly, Sept 24 – 30

Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries Weekly Sept 24 – 30, 2018 Sept 24, 2018, Creative England‏: #BeMoreCreative to Bristol in October “*Announcement* – we are proud to be bringing #BeMoreCreative to Bristol in October. Learn more about it here http://creativeengland.co.uk/events/be-more-bristol”. Sept 24, 2018, EEN Scotland‏: Horizon 2020 – EU Partnering [...]

Creative Industries Weekly, Sept 17 – 23

Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries Weekly Sept 17 – 23, 2018 Sept 17, 2018, Flanders DC‏: Residenties Frans Masereel Centrum “Grafische ontwerpers opgelet: tot 1 oktober kan je je nog inschrijven voor een residentie bij het Frans Masereel Centrum. Meer info vind je hier: https://www.flandersdc.be/nl/agenda/residenties-frans-masereel-centrum”. Sept 17, 2018, ecce‏: Residenties Frans [...]