DIVERSITY IS OUR DNA
Cultural & natural heritage | Archives & libraries | Books & press | Visual arts & photography | Performing arts, music, festivals | Audiovisual, multimedia, videogames | Radio & podcasting | Architecture | Fashion design | Advertising | Art crafts & fine arts | Design
An economic powerhouse
With over 7.6 million workers, the European Cultural and Creative Sectors and Industries (CCSI) are an economic powerhouse. The EU Commission has identified CCSI as one of 14 industrial ecosystems vital for its industrial strategy.
Cultural and Creative Sectors and Industries:
CCSI has traditionally faced competitiveness challenges related to the fragmentation and diversity of its subsectors, as well as the different nature of its value networks.
Today, all innovation, growth, and competitive challenges for the European CCSI are intertwined with Europe’s transition to climate neutrality. The European climate law demands a minimum 55% reduction of EU emissions by 2030.
Skills gaps for future job markets
Difficulties in reconciling sustainable and responsible growth in volatile global and tech markets
Limited venture creation and growth
Rising societal challenges and infrequent co-ordinated policy approaches