Programme: “Cultural and Creative Industries: Networking”

Lithuanian Council for Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The funding programme "Cultural and Creative Industries: Networking" seeks to encourage the contribution of cultural content by the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) in order to initiate and develop products and/or services that create economic value and contribute to the growth of cultural and creative industries' exports.
In this programme, financial aid is provided to:
1. the CCI events promoting entrepreneurship and networking (fairs, conferences, competitions, presentations, creative workshops) and the CCI publicity projects of a similar nature organised in Lithuania;
2. presentations of Lithuanian CCI products and services at international fairs, business missions and similar events abroad, including preparation of marketing materials required for presentation and publicity costs;
3. participation of CCI professionals in international cross-sectoral events (trainings, seminars, conferences and similar events) promoting the development of competencies and international networking of the participating legal and/or natural persons.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Funding was allocated to 53 projects in 2018 and 19 projects in 2019.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

In 2018, USD 653 459 was allocated to fund the projects in the programme. In 2019, the funding amounted to USD 250 809.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: