In preparing the work programme for the Societal Challenge 6 ‘Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies’ of Horizon 2020 for the period 2018-2020, the European Commission is ensuring adequate external advice and societal engagement. This report integrates the inputs provided by EU stakeholders, platforms, projects and activities conducted between September 2015 and May 2016.
Series of reports containing analysis and recommendations, with a special focus on the role of digital technologies, incorporating foresight studies, visioning work and SWOT analysis and laying the main themes, opportunities and problems for policy-makers working within a context of change.
This policy brief makes recommendations for unlocking the potential of the craft sector and craft skills, with a focus on maximising their economic value without undermining their social and cultural value. Policy recommendations are formulated from an holistic perspective, which recognizes the interplay of social, cultural, economic, legal and technological dynamics in determining the standing of craft, and realising its potential.
Report presenting the results of investigations into how digital practices are transforming the traditional cultural heritage interactions and practices. It explores the current challenges and potential opportunities for CH that lie ahead and reflects the context of change related to following fields: CH held by cultural institutions; mediated and unmediated CH; traditional hand-making skills; transformations of physical spaces, places and territories; digitization on performance-based CH.
Report outlining the results of a qualitative study that examined how craft skills can generate value and competitive advantage for the European creative economy, particularly with respect to employment and the creation of new jobs.