Rede de Incubadoras Brasil Criativo [Creative Brazil Incubators Network]

Secretariat of Cultural Policies of the Ministry of Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

Created in 2015, this measure of empowerment of incubators have the following goals: (i) to organize and make available information about culture economy, with a focus on databanks on cultural entrepreneurs and enterprises; (ii) identify bottlenecks and territorial and sectoral demands; (iii) to promote, integrate, qualify and expand the offer of technical and managerial formation processes for the cultural field; (iv) to simplify the access to federal, state and national funding public policies; (v) to contribute for the formalization of cultural endeavors using entrepreneurial, associational and cooperativist models; and (vi) to promote the production and circulation of cultural goods and services.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The implementation of Centers of Support to Cultural and Creative Enterprises is a national institutional measure. Up until now, ten incubators were implemented in the states of Acre, Bahia, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Pará, Paraná, Pernambuco and the Federal District. Through partnerships with the State Secretariats of Culture (or equivalent entities) and the Federal University of Amazonas, there were over 25 thousand assistances among courses, talks, workshops, individual and collective consulting and other events.

The Creative Brazil Incubators are centers for innovation, entrepreneurship, training, development and promotion involving creative entrepreneurs and governments, banks, universities, development agencies and civil society, promoting the sharing of experiences and the empowerment of networks and collectives.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

As a result of this measure, the program expects to achieve: (i) the promotion of productive inclusion of economic agents in the surroundings; (ii) the heightening of the sustainability of creations and symbolic production of local communities; and (iii) the expansion of the role of Brazilian cultural economy endeavors toward the generation of jobs, income and wealth in the country. The program also projects the implementation of other four centers in the states of Ceará, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul and Amazonas.

The agency in charge of the implementation of the centers is the Secretariat of Cultural Policies of the Ministry of Culture, by means of agreements with state partners, usually represented by the State Secretariats of Culture or equivalent organisms. It must be pointed out the role of the Brazilian Service of Support to Micro and Small Businesses (SEBRAE) as a structuring partner.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Resources already invested in the implementation of this measure: 6,283,822.62 USD.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)