Cross Innovation Conference 01. - 04.12.2020 Shaping a desirable future with Cross Innovation
The Cross Innovation Conference is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).


Mastering the complex challenges of today and tomorrow requires bridge builders who think in the long term! This applies to networking the various sectors in general and in particular to fostering cooperation with the creative industries. 

Public and semi-public institutions from all over Europe will meet virtually to exchange views on a forward-looking approach to fostering innovation in cooperation with the creative industries: cross innovation.

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Key Topics

THE BENEFITS OF CROSS INNOVATION What is cross innovation? What is the concrete added value for the companies involved? What opportunities does cross innovation offer the economy as a whole?

ROLE OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR What role does the public sector play today and in the future in fostering crossindustry cooperation? How does the European Union view cross innovation? Where is access to finance available?

SUPERPOWER OF CREATIVITY What role does creativity play today and in the future for different industries? Why is the cooperation with the creative industries promising?

GOOD PRACTICES What are the practical approaches across Europe? What can we learn from the different approaches? How can ongoing exchange develop?

RESEARCHERS' PERSPECTIVE What scientific evidence can support fostering cross innovation?

RE-IMAGINING THE FUTURE How can a future driven by Cross Innovation look like? How can a collaboration with the creative industries promote sustainability?

METHODS FOR INNOVATION IN ACTION What can be successful methods for Cross Innovation processes in action and how are they implemented?


Cross Innovation Conference 2018

We are overwhelmed! Policy advisors, economic promoters and creative minds from across Europe and beyond have shared their experience at Cross Innovation Conference in Hamburg. We got so many new insights and feel so enriched by this broad exchange.

To everybody, who missed the conference: You will find further insights here. Feel free to join us for this year's Conference!