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Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship in the Creative Economy | Piloting Experiences

Creative Ports News

The Non-commercial Partnership “European-Russian InnoPartnership organised a 4-day training course "Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship in the Creative Economy" on 19-22 October 2020 as the first part of their Internationalisation Tool "The Internalisation Center”.

At the training course the 35 participants had the opportunity to gain the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of doing business. During the training days, the participants of the event attended seminars, creative master classes, and also performed independent work to consolidate the knowledge and material received.


What are the aims of the tool?
Goals of "The Internalisation Center” are the development of cultural and creative industries (CCI) in the region through the introduction of digital technologies, including virtual reality technology, into traditional art forms. The activities of the Center will make a significant contribution to the development of the digital economy and digital technologies in St. Petersburg. The activities will provide support to the development of CCI, which are directly related to both Virtual Reality (VR) use, and products created with the use of VR technology in CCI activities.

The main task of “The Internalisation Center” is to provide representatives of traditional creative industries with a tool in the form of knowledge and skills, which will allow them to create their own creative projects using digital technologies, as well as to promote such projects on the market.

4 Creative Ports partners will take part in the tool, each of which will invite representatives of 1-2 CCI companies.

Planned main internalisation events for the next period:

1. A conference aimed at highlighting virtual and augmented reality technologies and the possibility of using these technologies by representatives of creative industries.

2. Competition of innovative and creative projects created with the use of VR technology  (including software products).

What were the highlights?
It became evident that there is a big demand for obtaining new practical knowledge and skills among creative people in the region.


"The course is very interesting, rich, told in the first person by people who are deeply immersed in practice and professionally understand the theory of the issue. Thanks!"