The past months were extremely busy and the results are now coming to the fore. The mini-study for DG Enterprise and Industry on the impact of mobile services on tourism was presented at the Aosta seminar at St. Vincent in November and has just been published on the Europe-Innova site.
Studying creative industries is constantly accompagnied by efforts to define the boundaries of this sector. Most definition are driven by the available data and the research interests of involved people and do neither attempt to define the sector in a stringent way nor to develop definitions that can be used in across countries and aggregation levels. There are of course some exeptions.
Task: The presently available comparative evidence on Creative Industries (CI) policies across EU Member States is limited. This gap is the main motivation for this survey which aims at identifying the basic support structures in EU27. The survey design has to take into account that