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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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #131 – Creativity in Blockchain Games: Art and Narratives Webinar available!

Creativity in Blockchain Games: Art and Narratives — Women Series — Webinar available! Republished by ECBN from: Museum of Contemporary Digital Art The Blockchain Game Alliance has recently held an online conference on “Creativity in Blockchain Games: Art and Narratives”. The event was led by 100% women speakers, and aims to show Blockchain Gaming, NFTs, and Digital Art (a world [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #130 – Measures adopted by the government of the Republic of Croatia to assist the cultural sector minimise the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Measures adopted by the government of the Republic of Croatia to assist the cultural sector minimise the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic Republished by ECBN from: Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture At the beginning of March, the Ministry of Culture started adopting measures with the aim of effectively responding to the crisis due to [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #129 – KEA unveils interactive visualization on national measures to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on CCS

KEA unveils interactive visualization on national measures to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on CCS Republished by ECBN from: KEA European Affairs The Culture and Creative Sector (CCS) has a strong case for special treatment. Artistic institutions are more than businesses which employ more than 8.7 million people in the EU (EUROSTAT cultural statistics, 2019). They [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #128 – Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week six of the six-week study

Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week six of the six-week study Republished by ECBN from: PEC The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 and the lockdown has changed the way in which we experience cultural content. Movement restrictions leading to more time in the home, the mental wellbeing consequences [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #127 – Make cultural relations count

Make cultural relations count Republished by ECBN from: EUNIC (EU National Institutes for Culture) EUNIC published a statement on the importance of cultural relations in a post-crisis global society and their value for friendly and peaceful foreign policy: “The crisis will only be resolved, the global cultural sector will only recover, and international relations will [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #126 – European Research and Innovation Days (Virtual event, from 22nd to 24th September 2020)

European Research and Innovation Days (Virtual event, from 22nd to 24th September 2020) Republished by ECBN from: European Commission European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. With our societies [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #125 – Survey on the impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sector

Survey on the impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sector Republished by ECBN from: Creative Europe Are you a cultural or creative worker? How is the Covid-19 crisis affecting your work and life? The following survey works on deepening knowledge on the effects that the Covid-19 crisis has had and is having on [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #124 – Highlights from EUROCITIES city dialogue on culture – cities respond to the Covid crisis

Highlights from EUROCITIES city dialogue on culture - cities respond to the Covid-19 crisis Republished by ECBN from: Eurocities 90 representatives from 68 large European cities met online on 14 May to discuss common challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis, exchange on cultural measures to respond to the crisis and share lessons learnt so far. [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #123 – The impact of COVID-19 on the DCMS sectors: A submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry

The impact of COVID-19 on the DCMS sectors: A submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry Republished by ECBN from: UK Parliament Dr. Dave O’Brien, Chancellor’s Fellow in Cultural and Creative Industries, History of Art, at the University of Edinburgh, has recently published written evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #122 – Support culture in the EU long-term recovery budget

Support culture in the EU long-term recovery budget Republished by ECBN from: NEMO NEMO has co-signed a statement by Culture Action Europe calling for giving culture a central place in the proposed EU long-term recovery budget. Along with the statement, CAE also initiated an online campaign to gather signatures to support the call for an [...]