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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020) Call for proposal: European Platforms projects EAC/S17/2013

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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020)  Culture Sub-programme

 Calls for proposals :  Call for proposal: European Platforms projects EAC/S17/2013 2

Priorities of the Culture Sub-programme

The priorities of the Culture Sub-programme are to reinforce the cultural and creative sectors’ capacity to operate transnationally and internationally and to promote transnational circulation and mobility. In order to  implement the priorities set out in the Regulation, the Culture Sub-programme, shall provide support in  particular for:

(a) transnational cooperation projects bringing together cultural and creative organisations from  different countries to undertake sectoral or cross-sectoral activities;

(b) activities by European networks of cultural and creative organisations from different countries;

(c) activities by organisations with a European vocation fostering the development of emerging  talent and stimulating the transnational mobility of cultural and creative players and circulation  of works, with the potential to exert a broad influence on cultural and creative sectors and to  provide for lasting effects;

(d) literary translation and the further promotion of translated works;


This measure offers support to cultural and creative organisations whose objectives are:

  •  to foster the development of emerging talents and stimulate the transnational mobility of cultural and creative players and circulation of works, with the potential to exert a broad influence on the cultural and creative sectors and to provide for lasting effects.
  • to help increase recognition and visibility of artists and creators with a strong commitment in terms of European programming through communication activities and a branding strategy, including, where appropriate, the creation of a European quality label.

In order to achieve the above mentioned objectives, the platform projects shall focus on the following priority activities:

  • fostering the mobility and the visibility of creators and artists, in particular emerging ones and those lacking international exposure;
  • stimulating a genuine Europe-wide programming of cultural and artistic activities with the view of  facilitating access to non-national European cultural works via international touring, events, exhibitions and festivals, etc.
  •  implementing a communication and branding strategy, including, where appropriate, the development  of a European quality label (or an equivalent recognition activity) to identify and promote the  members of the platform having demonstrated a strong and high quality professional commitment  towards the objectives of the platform in particular and the objectives of Creative Europe, in general;

Eligible activities: As regards the coordination entity, the eligible activities are those in relation to:

  • coordination, monitoring, promotion, evaluation and supervision of the platform members’ activities as well as the activities in relation to the sustainable development of the platform, such as, for example, the selection of new members.
  • conception and implementation of a communication and a branding strategy (including, where appropriate, the creation of a European quality label)
  • provision of financial support to third parties (members of the platform) implementing eligible activities.
  • contributing to greater audience development through extensive use of information and  communication technologies and innovative approaches.
  • providing visibility to Europe’s values and different cultures, thus creating greater awareness about the  European Union (hereafter “the EU”).


The specific annual grants awarded under the framework partnership agreement shall not exceed EUR 500 000. The grant requested may not exceed 80% of the annual eligible budget.

Eligible countries

  •  EU Member States and overseas countries and territories which are eligible to participate in the Programme pursuant to Article 58 of Council Decision 2001/822/EC2
  • Acceding countries, candidate countries and potential candidates benefiting from a pre-accession  strategy, in accordance with the general principles and general terms and conditions for the  participation of those countries in Union programmes established in the respective Framework  Agreements, Association Council Decisions or similar agreements;
  • EFTA countries which are parties to the Agreement on the EEA, in accordance with the provisions of the EEA Agreement;
  • The Swiss Confederation, on the basis of a bilateral agreement to be concluded with that country;
  • Countries covered by the European Neighbourhood Policy in accordance with the procedures defined with those countries following the framework agreements providing for their participation in EU programmes.

Deadline: Third Wednesday of March 2014

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