Boosting Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurial Mindset of Youth


EU-Programme: Erasmus+, KA2, Strategic Partnerships for School Education
Coordination: Stiftelsen Kursverksamheten Vid U-Auniversitet (Sweden)

Duration: March 2020 – February 2022


The iCREATE project will develop and deliver an integrated package for their Cultural Entrepreneurship Acceleration, generating entrepreneurial creative thinking for sustainable cultural heritage management and business startup. The iCREATE projects offer young people a Tailored Training Framework based on their Training needs Analysis. It includes tools and approaches that accelerate Cultural and Creative Industry (CCI) entrepreneurship within and around cultural heritage from the creation of the business idea and value proposition until the business start up and first steps toward sustainability.

In order to do that iCREATE project partner, seeks to develop: Research analysis for the level of competences in management, entrepreneurship, and innovative thinking for people in the creative and cultural Industry, including social entrepreneurship in cultural heritage entrepreneurship.

iCREATE aims to develop and test a Tailored Training Framework that delivers tailored training for young people (secondary, post-secondary, and HE), employed in cultural institutions or unemployed, all aspiring to become entrepreneurs and who want to start own business in the cultural heritage domain.

MOOC for improvement of skills and knowledge of young people in the cultural sector and for business startup. The MOOC envisages three parts,

– 1st Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship and conception of the business idea

– 2nd Start and Sustain the business.

– 3rd Online tools and methodological guides that will guide them through the startup process.

A step by step guide on all the administrative activities that need to take place when launching a company, in the CCI ie. Life cycle of a company from registration to pay taxes and social insurance.


Project Nº 2020-1-SE02-KA227-YOU-003099

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.