Project information

Index: 1066R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location ITALY NORD-OVEST Turin Piemonte Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2012
End: 2012

Topic of the practice

support to SMES: innovtaion voucher for creative sector

Good Practice Information

The CREATIVITY VOUCHER is a funding measure dedicated to digital creativity. The initiative supports the growth of the regional creative industry, including videogames, by giving grants to young developers for investments (counselling,
machineries & equipment, salaries) of up to 15.000 € for each project.
The project had to be completed within six months from the grant of subsidy and had to fall under the terms of process innovation, product and service in one of the segments of the creative industries.

Evidence of success

One of the call main objectives, besides direct financing, was to bring together companies from different sectors and in particular, to stimulate traditional businesses with an increased use of digital creativity. The 2012 call received 83 applications, of which 48 eligible; 3 applications were about videogames.
It has been co-financed by ERDFunder the Regional Competitiveness Multi-year Plan16

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Silvia Bianco

Piedmont Region Department of Research and Innovation

Annex completed on: 06-08-2015

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