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EIT Culture & Creativity
is an open innovation community with an ambitious shared endeavour.

We are a growing community with diverse stakeholders and members.

Core and Cooperation Partners
Members from RIS countries
Higher Education Institutions
Business Support Organisations​
Cultural Organisations​
Public Administrations​

›We became a founding member with the vision to contribute to Europe’s first and only cultural ecosystem bringing all players – big and small, profit and not-for-profit, cultural and philanthropic under one creative roof.‹

European Cultural Foundation

The Netherlands. Cultural Organisation. Core Partner​

›We share similar values with the EIT Culture & Creativity, which facilitate the social, green and digital transitions in an inclusive and humane way. As a micro enterprise, we also joined this ecosystem to get better visibility for our work in Belgium, Europe and beyond.‹


The Belgium. SME. Core Partner​. Cultural Organisation. Core Partner​

›Just like for EIT Culture & Creativity, creativity, innovation and impact is at the heart of our manifesto. We will contribute our educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and innovators and support the employment of future graduates.‹

Una Europa

Belgium. Higher Education Institution. Core Partner

›We firmly believe in the power of collaboration and are convinced that EIT Culture & Creativity can create real added value for the creative industries in Cologne and Europe.‹


Germany. Business Support Organisation. Core Partner​

›We strongly believe that through EIT Culture & Creativity, our target groups can benefit a great deal through internationalisation, training, ecosystem-building and cross-sectoral collaboration‹

Goethe Institute

Germany. Cultural Organisation. Core Partner​

›We see EIT Culture & Creativity as important in our common work for a sustainable Europe. How the skills of the cultural and creative sectors have a key role to play in facilitating innovation across industries and important driver of green, digital and societal transformation.‹

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Sweden. Research Organisation. Core Partner​

Our value proposition

Culture and creativity is diverse and vibrant! We harness the power of the Innovation Community, tapping into the diversity of CCSI stakeholders to help each member achieve goals they cannot achieve alone, while contributing to the shared endeavour.

Tailored connections with peers, new talent, new customers, new markets and new investors.


Targeted access to unparalleled industry knowledge & insights, services, careers, funding and investment.


Leveraging influence of the ecosystem as a whole towards policy priorities and funding opportunities to shape markets & trends.


Lead in excellence by working beyond silos with leaders in different disciplines, nations, cultures, sectors and industries due to the unique EIT ecosystem position.

Membership options

The community offers a broad range of benefits and services fit for both individuals and organisations regardless of their size, mission or subsector.

Core partner

Become part of the governance structure and take a seat in the General Assembly.

Cooperation partner

Boost your opportunities to collaborate and engage with stakeholders across the European CCSI ecosystem.

Community Participant

Position yourself or your organisation in the CCSI ecosystem in your CLC region.


Tap on the opportunities EIT Culture & Creativity offer to creatives, artists, students and people from all walks of life.