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As Kreativwirtschaft Austria, KAT for short, we advocate for creative professionals from architecture, the music industry, books & publishing, radio & TV, design, software & games, film & photography, advertising and the performing arts market.

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German Design Award 2023 (33)kl

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Petra Stelzmüller wins with her "Brooch of Thetis" in the category: Excellent Product Design / Lifestyle and Fashion at the German Design Awards.

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Do you know CIRCE?

CIRCE is the abbreviation for the Creative Impact Fund, CIRCE offers practitioners from the cultural and creative economies the opportunity to implement their ideas or to take the next development step with their existing company. Funding is provided to individuals and companies that work on new solutions for the challenges of our time, such as climate change, demographic changes and social inequalities.

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Be part of the Horizon Europe Community

Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG invites you to exchange and inform yourself about the latest developments, focal points and news in Horizon Europe. Become part of the Horizon Europe Community Austria and use the opportunity to network and meet new partners for the implementation of your projects. Around 130 actors of cultural and creative industries already joined this community.

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Urban transformation capacity building through arts and design

There is a need to emphasize the importance of imagination, and the cultural and creative sectors, to support and enable the transformation of societies towards a sustainable, climate neutral, and just future.In the new Building Transformation Capacities (BTC) call within the Era-Net Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities (ENUTC) - art and design form the focal point. Apply until 25 April 2023!

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Tender Industry/4 Festival 2024

In 2024, the Viertelfestival NÖ will make a stop in the industrial quarter. As of now, art and cultural projects from all disciplines can be submitted. The submission phase runs until June 5, 2023, the festival period is from May 17 to July 15, 2024.

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Start for the #ECIS23 in Umeå, Sweden

The #ECIS23 will discuss and deepen the retraining and upskilling of European talent and professionals in two main events. It will kick off with the #ECIS23 Assembly on February 15.

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What's new in the New European Bauhaus

Two years after its launch, the New European Bauhaus (NEB) has become a catalyst for the European Green Deal transformation. With over 600 official partner organizations ranging from EU wide networks to local initiatives, the NEB reaches millions of citizens. The initiative is bringing together people from various backgrounds - from art and design, cultural and creative industries, cultural heritage institutions, to educators, scientists and innovators, businesses, local and regional authorities, and citizen initiatives.

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Insight EIT Culture and Creativity: Looking for Evaluators!

EIT Culture & Creativity, the new Innovation Community for Europe's Creatives is looking for external expertise in Creative industries to evaluate, monitor and review the submitted proposals for the first European Open Call for Creative Industries, which will be launched soon. Hungry and experienced to be part of the team to select outstanding projects to shape Europe with creativity? Apply until 31 of March 2023.

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Be prepared for Horizon work program 2023/2024

We like to draw your attention specially to Pillar 2 of Horizon Europe, Cluster 2 "Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society", which aims to meet EU goals and priorities on enhancing democratic governance and citizens participation, on the safeguarding and promotion of cultural heritage, and to respond to and shape multifaceted social, economic, technological and cultural transformations.

This is a big chance for Creative Industries to be an active agent in for a socially just and inclusive European green and digital transition and post-COVID 19 recoveries.

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