CCIs workshop in Riga, 4 June 2019. Photo: from

On 4 June 2019, the Policy Learning Platform of the Interreg Europe programme at the premises of the Latvian Academy of Art in Riga hosted a thematic workshop on “The transforming power of cultural and creative industries (CCIs)”.

During the one-day workshop thematic experts Luc Schmerber and Rene Tonnisson, from SME competitiveness discussed and brainstormed about the latest European initiatives for CCIs as well as for the European support framework and community for CCIs.

One of the main participants of the event were representatives of four CCIs-related projects having partners in Latvia: RCIA; CRE:HUB; Cult-CreaTE and Design 4 Innovation.

To get more information on the results of workshop, please visit the Interreg Europe website:

List of presentations: