InnoCreate is a two-year project, 2015 – 2016, funded by the Horizon 2020 under ICT call (H2020-ICT-2014-1, topic: ICT-18-2014). The project is an ambitious coordination and support action aiming to stimulate the growth of the creative industries in Europe by overcoming challenges at individual SME level, at the innovation support level, and at overall creative industry level. InnoCreate will respond by networking innovation support players and harnessing their regional strengths into European ecosystem to respond more effectively to SME needs. SME will benefit from coordination and support action programme, and InnoCreate will piggy-back on the Creative Business Cup to raise awareness about the ICT Challenge competition, network SMEs throughout Europe at the InnoCreate International Camps and provide customized one to one support for the most promising SMEs with high growth potential.
CKO, as one of the main partner within the InnoCreate consortium, plays an important role in this project, since Creative Business Cup has been CKO’s main activities for the past years. Additionally, CKO contributes with its vast and strong European network within creative industry. The impact of the programme will be tangible / for individual SMEs, for innovation support actors and for the growth of the European creative industries as a whole.