Adriapol Institute for Smart and Creative Development
Drivers of Creative Economy in the Region
Durres, Al, Albania
The project is complementary to Europe strategic objectives and priorities in line with creative industries, culture, audiovisual and their impact on smart sustainable and inclusive economy. The cluster concept help to better explore the creative industries advantages and innovation brought about in a broad sense. Although the cultural and creative sector has indeed demonstrated its relevance for growth and employment, several policy challenges need to be addressed in order to fully benefit from the creative potential in Europe. Cluster excellence and cooperation (new approaches for creative cluster management and optimization of cross-sectoral linkages).
*Ref European policy context for creative industries
The aim of the project is to promote the concept of creative economy as potential tools for national and regional development by: 1-A pilot initiatives demonstrating obvious impact of creative economy in the development. 2-Better knowledge and wider understanding on the concepts and other parts related to them. 3- Facilitating establishment and capacity building process of creative clusters as cooperation, integration and innovative structures. The project outcome will be mapping of functional creative clusters in Balkan and Europe in close collaboration, skills and potential resources sharing. The project will provide close partnership opportunities for government and creative sectors to be considered as the essential part of strategic development agenda and decision-making process.
Piloting the creative clusters functioning, will overcome the existing gap created as a result of limited vision and information on creative business and market intelligent mechanism. It will achieve the objectives: -Launch platforms, websites, forums to handle the most important aspects of creative industries and clusters. -Building partnership, capacity, awareness and skills among creative industries clusters. -Coordinate the role of government creative industries clusters and all stakeholders. -Create a study environment for young generation to combine creative education subjects and creative industries ones. -Acting as a common market place for cultural and creative products and realizing the first stop shop for different artists from different nationalities.