Spillover Innovations Award

24. märts, 2014

ecceThe european centre for creative economy (ecce) is charged with the sustainably development of the creative industries and the pan-European networking from the Ministry for family affairs, children, youth, culture and sport of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. As Leadpartner of the “Network for Innovation in Culture and Creativity in Europe” (N.I.C.E.) ecce will bestow the N.I.C.E. Award at the Forum d´Avignon Ruhr 2014 this year for the second time.

Participants from the EU (member states and candidate countries) can now apply under the slogan “Spillover Innovations”: artists, cultural professionals and entrepreneurs with finished projects in the cultural and creative industry, scientists, universities with ongoing research projects as well as politicians, municipalities and regions with political measures and strategies.

The Award looks for culture creative projects/research/politics that effect society beyond the field of culture and creative industries (so called spillover) and which are doing this in an innovative way.

Deadline for application is 15 April 2014.

There is a total price money of 5.000 Euro to win plus a space in the N.I.C.E. exhibition, which opens with the Forum d´Avignon Ruhr on 10 June the minister for economic affairs of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia Garrelt Duin will present the price on 12 June at the 3. Forum d´Avignon Ruhr.

Further informations about the Award and the application form are supplied here.