The current EU Culture, MEDIA and MEDIA Mundus programs coming to an end in 2014, the European Commission has taken the opportunity to create a more integrated policy approach to support the cultural and creative sectors in the coming years. Creative Europe, the new integrated program that is meant to replace the above mentioned programs as of 2014. The proposal is now under discussion in the Council of EU Ministers and the European Parliament.

In various studies, access to finance has been pointed out as a core barrier to growth for many creative companies. The European Commission wants to take action to tackle this problem. However, insufficient data on the sector’s actual financing needs currently hinder effective policy making. This is why the European Commission wants to hear from you!

Take action and participate in the survey here: it takes only 5-8 minutes.

The survey runs until mid-March 2013.