Registrations are now open to the path of business support reserved for cultural and creative projects. Musicians, filmmakers, photographers, painters, architects, designers and other actors of the cultural and creative (CC) often find difficulties to turn their passion and profession in an opportunity of stable and lasting economic return. But there are some opportunities to gain profits from its creative cultural activities: smART “Creative Business Lab” aims to provide information and tools to take advantage of these opportunities for projects of CC sector. In the SMART INNO European project, Friuli Innovazione launches “smART”, a path of business support tailored to the needs of the cultural and creative sector. Through training courses, events and networking initiatives, participants will be taken on a journey of definition and development of their idea after which the projects selected will have access to individual support.

To apply, fill out the form by October 26. The form is available at the link, placing before "Name of Business Ideas" the word "SMART".

SmART “Creative Business Lab” will procure to the proposers of business ideas in the cultural and creative sector a useful support to develop their business idea. The support path will consist of two successive stages: the first open to all participants and the second for finalists teams, decided after evaluating their business plan. The finalists will be awarded in a final event open to the public, in the presence of other stakeholders and potential partners. The participation to this initiative is open to a maximum of 40 business ideas. In the case of a higher number of applications , business projects will be selected according to the following criteria:
1. Creativity
2. Business
3. Innovation
4. Team

All information on the initiative can be found in the attached tender notice.




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