Knowledge intensive activities (CREATIVE or KNOWLEDGE CLUSTERS) are driving forces of growing importance. They include cultural industries, high-tech branches, higher education institutions and advanced producer services.
The general objective of KnowInG was to promote and support the “knowledge economy” and to enhance the cooperation and the encounter among the public institutions, the innovation organizations and the economic actors for the creation of new territorial development policies.
In the created partnership the above said 3 typologies of actors are present, coming from 5 countries and operating in 8 regions: 7 MED regions and 1 EU no-MED.
The main results produced by the project are:
- Identification of policies, actors and tools for creativity and innovation, which have been described in the 3 e-books:
Analysis of Innovation Tools
Analysis of Innovation Policies
Analysis of Innovation and Creativity Actors
- Communities of interest at a local and at European level:
A Resource Centre which allows to share resources on creativity and innovation and to keep in touch with creatives, enterprices, institution in a community of communities.