Second partnermeeting in UK a success

The project Thrive! has organized a second partner meeting in Brighouse (UK) on 11th and 12th of May.  The central issues of the partner meeting were:

  • Desk research report "How future proof is the creative industry?",
  • Diagnostic self-assessment 'Gap Analysis': Content & tool,
  • The Pyramid of Change, dissemination and impact,
  • Presentation of Kirsty Styles, head of talent and skills at the government-backed Tech North initiative.

The results of the research in the participating countries were presented and discussed. In the coming period several "best practices" will be developed, in every country one best practice. The final draft of the first research report will be ready in July 2017. Also the ideas of the second research were presented. In the coming period the University of Wuppertal will execute this research. In November the first results will be presented.

Goals of Thrive!

The Thrive!-project has as central aim to support the (young) (female) entrepreneurs and companies and its employees in the creative sector to go through a transformation and innovation process that is necessary to survive the present times and to become a company with a sustainable business case. The project results will be the relevant profiles of the companies at various stages in this growth path of development until the year 2026.

The core of the company profiles will be the description of core competences and entrepreneurial skills that have to be present in the company at management level and the entrepreneurial skills at the level of the employees.


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