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Culture and Creativity

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme, allowing aspiring young entrepreneurs to work with and learn from more experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other countries.

This funding opportunity supports projects that will translate, publish, distribute and promote works of fiction. It supports the following objectives

  • strengthening the transnational circulation and diversity of European literary works
  • reaching new audiences for European literature in the EU and beyond
  • strengthening the competitiveness of the book sector

Small-scale projects can propose translations of up to 10 different books.

This funding opportunity supports small-scale cooperation projects different sectors. For example, for the books and publishing sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting book sector professionals in the sales of translation or adaptation rights to increase the circulation of European literary works, and in particular works written in lesser-used languages, in Europe and beyond.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects across different sectors. For example, for the cultural heritage sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting cultural heritage professionals with a range of activities. These included audience relationship development (considering technological and digital methods of content creation and presentation of archived content, also drawing lessons from the Covid-19 lockdown), the digitisation of cultural heritage materials, sites and historical buildings including the use of 3D and AI technologies.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects across different sectors. For example, for the music sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting music professionals with a range of activities. These included music creation, promotion, distribution and income generation, responding to new digital, legal and technical trends arising from innovations in the sector and new business models, export of music outside of the EU, and distribution of music across EU borders.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects, across different sectors. For example, for the architecture sector in 2021 calls, this action set out to support European architects with a range of activities. These included communication, co-creation and the involvement of citizens and stakeholders in design, planning and building processes, the integration of European Green Deal (in particular the incorporation of New European Bauhaus principles in their practices) and the internationalisation of careers across and outside of Europe.

This funding opportunity supports projects within the cultural and creative sectors. A broad range of activities and initiatives, and a wide range of applicants can be supported. Support is for projects involving transnational cultural cooperation, and which contribute to strengthening the creation and circulation of European artworks and artists transnationally. There is also a focus on funding projects which support the European cultural and creative sectors to nurture talent to innovate, to prosper and to generate jobs and growth.

Directive (EU) 2019/790 on Copyright in the Digital Single Market has introduced an EU-wide exception that allows libraries to digitise their collections for preservation purposes only, and as such does not permit further distribution or uses of the content like its making available online. Whereas Member States had to transpose this Directive by June 2021, an updated mapping of the national measures having a bearing on the libraries’ services in relation to their collections would help in Union broadening the knowledge base of the problems reported for further policy considerations.

This pilot project will create a space that aims to provide policy makers and stakeholders with information on the metaverse as well as fostering the discussion community of policy makers, academia and stakeholders, thereby realising a sound, sustainable and free from bias development of the metaverse in the EU.

In a context in which the European media sector is struggling to offer accessible, plural and innovative content to European audiences, this call proposes to support European media hubs producing and disseminating pluralistic news and factual content across Europe.
Applicants targeted include news media organisations and other organisations active in the media sector managing or willing to set-up media hubs (e.g. physical or virtual newsrooms).

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