Nesta launches Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre
November 24, 2018
Launched this week, the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) aims to provide independent research and recommendations to aid the development of policies for the UK's creative industries, contributing to their continued success.
The Centre is led by innovation foundation Nesta and involves a consortium of UK-wide universities, comprising Birmingham; Cardiff; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Work Foundation at Lancaster University; LSE; Manchester; Newcastle; Sussex, and Ulster. The PEC's Director and Principal Investigator is Hasan Bakhshi, who is also Executive Director, Creative Economy and Data Analytics at Nesta.
The Centre will work with a broad and inclusive group of partners from across the creative industries, including the Creative Industries Federation. Initial industry partners also include Creative England, the British Film Institute and Tech Nation.