Research Unit on Cultural Economics (Econcult, University of Valencia) is working since 1996 and its research priorities include cultural economics, cultural policies, the relationship between culture and development, creative territories, music, the publishing sector, theatre, heritage, museums, language economics and cultural tourism. Econcult specializes in the analysis of cultural activities and collective actions to promote cultural and creative sectors. As a research unit in the last 5 years it has participated in numerous international projects, regarding the effects of the cultural and creative activities in social innovation processes (SOSTENUTO), the role of spaces for creativity (3C4Incubators), the existence of regional development models based on cultural and creative industries (CREATIVEMED) or in identifying excellent practices in cultural policies in the urban and regional level (CULTURE FOR CITIES AND REGIONS).

Socia&Creative project:

  • CreativeWear – Creative Clothing for the Mediterranean Space (Project Partner; Partner project budget:  232,750.00 €)
  • Open DOORS – Designing a network of cOOperating cReative communities for developing a Sharing economy (Project Partner; Partner project budget:  102,000.00 €)
  • Chebec – Hacking the Mediterranean economy through the Creative and Cultural sector (Project Partner; Partner project budget:  191,500.00 €)

Main role in the project CreativeWear:
Pilot evaluation/ Call for Expression of Interest

Main role in the project OpenDoors:
Exchanging Information / Study Methodology

Main role in the project Chebec:
Monitoring and Evaluation/ Internal pilot evaluation

Country: Spain

Nature: Higher education and research

Thematic Areas: INNOVATION MIXES / OPEN NETWORKED PEOPLE / SHARED VALUES / CULTURAL ANCHORING / COLLECTIVE LEARNING

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