Funded by

Applied Research

Networks for collaborating and sharing knowledge.

Support Summary

We deliver a number of themed networks that bring together businesses and practitioners to share knowledge and insight on creative and innovation areas.

Additional thematic research will be undertaken during the project.


Ongoing through the project.


Launching Autumn 2021 through to June 2022.

Delivered by

All five universities.

What does this look like?

We are currently inviting those how are interested to join the following initial networks:

  • Rural creative economy – A new collaboration between Creative Fuse North East and the National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise. An Action Learning Programme for the Rural Creative Economy.
  • Independent food and drink


Benefits to those supported

These networks are designed to be open, reflective and practical providing opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and collaboration, sharing best practice, and networking.