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Sectors: Culture - Media, Economy - Finances, Education - Training, Research

Beneficiaries: International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Media and cultural organisations, Research centres, Schools, Universities

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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Responsible: European Commission


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PPPA – Finance, Learning, Innovation and Patenting for Cultural and Creative Industries third phase – 2020
Funds for: organising activities in the areas of Financing, Learning, Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights for cultural and creative sectors

Priorities and funded actions:

* Covid-19: to help the CCS respond to the current crisis and build a stronger resilience in the longer term in order to sustain other potential disruptive shocks

* Finance:
– Recommendations on resilience of CCIs, also linked to COVID-19: help to find answers to how to sustainably enhance the resilience of the cultural and creative sectors (both in the short and longer term) and how the sector can survive financially also in difficult times;
– Development of a fund-finder App/website;
– Proposals for future CCI actions

* Learning / skills enhancement:
– Using ESCO to enhance CCIs skills classification;
– ESCO and the labour market

* Innovation: testing of innovative approaches
– Innovation through peer learning/ mobility;
– CCI-skills and traditional education and skills development systems;
– Innovation, working conditions and recommendations for CCI policy-making

* IPR: Valuing and defending intellectual property produced by CCIs
– IPR Desk research;
– Development of an IPR-advice App/website;
– CCIs and schools;
– Innovative IP-related approaches

Amongst financed actions
* Workshops, seminars, study-visits, meetings;
* Exchange programmes, peer learning;
* Training and skills development activities;
* Communication activities, webpage, social media;
* Actions aiming at exchanges of good practices, guidelines, recommendations, manuals, reports, surveys

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the action: up to 28 months

* Eligibility:  
– Non-profit organisation (private or public);
– Public authorities (national, regional, local);
– International organisations;
– Universities, educational institutions, research centres;
– Profit making entities;
– Natural persons are not eligible to apply for a grant under this call;
– In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least 5 different legal entities of different eligible countries mainly active in the cultural and creative sectors;
– The coordinating/lead consortium partner must have their registered legal office in an EU country