The funding programme "Cultural and Creative Industries: Networking" seeks to encourage the contribution of cultural content by the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) in order to initiate and develop products and/or services that create economic value and contribute to the growth of cultural and creative industries' exports.
In this programme, financial aid is provided to:
1. the CCI events promoting entrepreneurship and networking (fairs, conferences, competitions, presentations, creative workshops) and the CCI publicity projects of a similar nature organised in Lithuania;
2. presentations of Lithuanian CCI products and services at international fairs, business missions and similar events abroad, including preparation of marketing materials required for presentation and publicity costs;
3. participation of CCI professionals in international cross-sectoral events (trainings, seminars, conferences and similar events) promoting the development of competencies and international networking of the participating legal and/or natural persons.
Funding was allocated to 53 projects in 2018 and 19 projects in 2019.
In 2018, USD 653 459 was allocated to fund the projects in the programme. In 2019, the funding amounted to USD 250 809.