European Creative Cluster Lab (ECCL)

The European Creative Cluster Lab (ECCL) is the think tank and beta site for new approaches and processes for creative cluster management in creative and traditional industries in Europe.

ECCL is a Pilot Action within the framework of the European Creative Industries Alliance, a platform that helps to exploit better the innovation potential of the creative industries both across and within countries in Europe by bringing those together who can deliver better policies and practical instruments and support.

Projectname European Creative Cluster Lab (ECCL)
Duration December 2011 – November 2014
Client DG Enterprise, European Commission
Partner
  • Barcelona Media Cluster (ES)
  • City of Warsaw (PL)
  • Lille Metropole (FR)
  • Region Puglia (IT)
  • MFG (DE)
Project aim
  •  “Incubation, Innovation and Creativity”: Analyses and description of creative industries innovation processes and their relevance for clusters
  • “New Collaboration Approaches between Creative Clusters”:  Test concepts and process schemes for new collaboration approaches between Creative Clusters.
  • “Cross Sectorial Collaboration between Creative and Traditional Industries”: Develop  concepts and process schemes for new collaboration approaches between Creative Clusters and traditional industries
  • “Managing Creativity and Creative Teams”: Design and validate training concepts and coaching process schemes for creative cluster managers that are tailored to innovation processes in creative industries
MFG´s part MFG Public Innovation Agency for ICT and Media coordinates the European Creative Cluster Lab and is actively involved in rolling out all the project activities. Leading the project task “Managing Creativity and Creative Teams” MFG will also take the lead in designing and validating training concepts and coaching process schemes for creative cluster managers that are tailored to innovation processes in creative industries.
Contact Simone Rosini
Project Manager
Phone: +49 (0)711/90715-369
rosini@mfg.de