Creative Industries Program of ANII (National Research and Innovation Agency)

ANII (National Research and Innovation Agency)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

This tool started in 2017 and seeks to finance training and collaboration activities and the development of awareness, through actions coordinated among creative industries, institutions and other relevant stakeholders, to generate new alliances and joint actions. As well as to demonstrate the potential of creative industries as a factor of innovation and competitiveness.
Is directed to: public or private organizations from various creative industry sectors, as well as from other sectors.
The INNOVATION PROGRAM IN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES seeks to facilitate the connection among creative sectors to validate or develop joint innovation projects, and relat the rest of the sectors of the Uruguayan economy.

The Program components are:

1) Creative exploration
2) Technical and commercial validation for creative industries
3) Innovation vouchers for the hiring of creative industries companies
4) Innovation vouchers for companies in the creative industries
Promotional activities for creative industries

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

More than 120 projects have been approved since the program was launched in May 2017.
93% of the linkages developed continue beyond the subsidy received through this program.
96%of the participants report that the products and services they offer, as a result of the fund, have more added value.
There were more than 1000 jobs created or kept in companies that were involved in approved projects.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

USD 561.265

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)