Cultural and Creative Industries in Europe
Despite faced with exponential changes such as the need for digital transformation, economic uncertainty and changes in European regulations, the cultural and creative industries are achieving notable growth. Although the number of CCI organizations and employees is only half of the European average, the sector still generates 5% of the gross domestic product in project partner countries in Europe. All this proves the great development potential of the sector. Moreover, the connection between advanced industries and CCI offers an unimaginable possibility for the progress of organizations and society.
The article identifies the role of CCI in economic growth in the six COCO4CCI partner countries. It presents the vertical and horizontal trend as a possible direction in establishing cooperation between CCI and advanced industry. It also highlights the challenge of reconciling interests between advanced production and CCI.