Flipping The Odds Conference

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Flipping The Odds conference is set to kick off this 28-29 January and will take place in Brussels, Belgium. The conference is a two day high-level stakeholder event jointly organized with the European Commission, DG Education and Culture – and combined co-creative effort of Creative FLIP.

Creative FLIP – Finance, Learning, Innovation and Patenting is a Pilot project co-funded by the EU whose main objective is to support healthy and sustainable ecosystems for Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) with respect to these four key policy areas.

The conference comprises of four sections that are split into two days. For the first day of the event – morning session will only be accessible to people who have received a formal invite and where two specific stakeholder groups – policy makers and financiers will discuss the current status of the financial ecosystem for CCS and which challenges and solutions they see to further develop a more integrated entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afternoon session will be participated by stakeholders in the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS) across Europe- (CCS intermediaries, policy makers, financiers/financial advisors and other experts) to jointly discuss routes towards a more integrated ecosystem for cultural and creative professionals.

For the second day – the morning session comprises of an integrated finance and innovation ecosystem for CCS which will showcase the recent EU initiatives to promote better access to finance for CCS + achievements. Afternoon session will dig deeper into each of the different EU initiatives and the OMC/VoC work that have been introduced in the panel discussions.

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