Impacts of Creative Europe revealed in two new reports.

Two new reports reveal the significant monetary and non-monetary impacts the European Union support programme, Creative Europe, has had in the UK since 2014.

  • Creative Europe is the European Union's programme to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors.
  • Creative Europe's monetary support in the UK from 2014 to date is €74 million.
  • New report reveals impact far beyond grants. Details below.

Creative Europe in the UK 2017 results report.

This report covers Creative Europe's support for the creative, cultural, film, TV and video games sectors in the UK in 2017. Since 2014, €74 million has been awarded to 334 UK-based organisations and companies and helped distribute 145 British films in other European countries.

Impact of Creative Europe in the UK.

A report by Drew Wylie with the support of Creative Europe Desk UK. In the first study of its kind, Creative Europe’s value to the UK is shown to be far more than just grant funding. 

Links to the reports and resources can be found on Creative Europe Desk UK's website.


    Creative Europe's monetary support in the UK from 2014 to date is €74 million. However, a new report reveals impact far beyond grants.


    Cooperation Projects

    Creative Europe's 2018 Corporation Projects in the UK were announced last week. Culture Counts members Creative Carbon Scotland was named a lead UK Partner. The project, Cultural Adaptations, is led by Creative Carbon Scotland with partners in three EU countries. Work will look at culture’s role in society’s adaptation to climate change, and the adaptation issues that cultural organisations need to think about. 

    Follow with the hashtag #CooperationProjects on twitter for more. Or visit the Creative Europe Desk UK website for details of all 40 awards made.


    Creative Europe and Brexit

    In the run up to the UK’s exit from the EU, Creative Europe Desk UK advises UK lead and partner organisations, and other European partners, to continue applications as normal for forthcoming Creative Europe calls. See the Creative Europe Desk UK Brexit update for full details.


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