The analytical study 'Collaboration and Innovation' provides the basis for defining the potential for CCI cross-sectoral innovation in the Northern Dimension countries. It focuses on initiatives from the region and related international opportunities.
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Involving over 100 contributors, the study analyses the data of 121 case studies from 11 countries.
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Key findings include:
A selection of fifteen stories from the 121 collected cases of cross-sectoral innovation that present the background of initiative, specific innovation activities, challenges faced, and solutions found.
Five stories exploring connectivity through cultural and creative industries.
Forty-three of the mapped cases address the objective of improving connectivity with the aim of empowering cross-sectoral collaboration for innovation.
Five stories exploring how cultural and creative industries help innovate traditional industries.
Most of the mapped cases - 46, address the objective of innovating (traditional) industries and empowering cross-sectoral collaboration.
Five stories exploring how cultural and creative industries support well-being.
Thirty-two of the mapped cases address the well-being agenda in view of cross-sectoral collaboration for innovation.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation within Creative and Cultural Industries - practices, opportunities and policies within the area of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC)
This project funded by the European Union involved the eleven Northern Dimension countries (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation and Sweden).
The project was conceived in the second half of 2019 and launched in January 2020 with completion at the end of April 2021.
The Partnership MarketCCI Connectivity and Cross-Sectoral Innovation
Focus: Cross-sectoral relationships and innovation - drivers and barriers; incentivising cross-sectoral activity; cross-sectoral working before and the impact of COVID-19.
Hearing and dancing?How can the CCIs engage with ‘Traditional Industries’ to mutual benefit?
Focus: CCIs and traditional industries - awareness and gulfs; evaluating and measuring the impact of cross-sectoral cooperation; Covid-19 and survival scenarios.
Getting Better?CCIs engaging with Well-being: building inclusive communities and resilient societies
Focus: CCIs and the well-being agenda; incentivising CCI and well-being cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation; CCIs contributing to community well-being and societal resilience.
Serious Games and GamificationEverything to Play for?
Focus: Serious games gamification cross-innovation with the cultural heritage, education, medical, health and well-being sectors; incubating serious games start-ups and fostering talent.
Policy Brief 1
- CCI cross-sectoral cooperation before and after COVID-19.
- What drives cross-sectoral relationships and innovation?
- What interventions are needed to stimulate increased cross-sectoral activity?
- What are the main barriers or obstacles inhibiting cross-sectoral relationships?
Policy Brief 2
- Recognizing the benefits of cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation between CCIs and ‘traditional industries’.
- Evaluating the benefits of cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation between CCIs and ‘traditional industries’.
- Rewarding and Incentivizing relationships
Policy Brief 3
- CCIs and well-being - What is the Well-being Research Telling Us?
- Creating the cross-innovation opportunities for CCIs to engage with the well-being agenda.
- CCIs and Community resilience (i.e. social cohesion, vitality of communities, inclusion).
- What can CCIs offer in relation to mental health, well-being and resilience in the COVID-19 context?
Policy Brief 4
- Games/Gamification and the Cultural Heritage Sector
- Games/Gamification and the Education Sector
- Games/Gamification and the Health and Medical Sectors
- Incubating Games Start-ups and Projects and Fostering Talent
The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture
The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture is the fourth Partnership in the Northern Dimension Policy, a common policy for four equal partners: the European Union, Iceland, Norway and Russia. The NDPC Secretariat has been based in Riga since 2018.
NDPC focuses on improving operational conditions for cultural and creative industries, bridging the gap between various sources of funding, sectors of activity and strengthening cooperation between project owners, business communities, the public sector and international institutions throughout Northern Europe.
The project team wishes to thank everyone who has contributed to suggesting and sharing cross-innovation case studies and stories from all around the region, as well as to all the experts who took part in the focus group events sharing their knowledge and experience as an input to the policy briefs and the research development process.
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THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE PROJECT