Institute for Creative Industries
Creativity in practice
To find out more about the Institute for Creative Industries please see our new Institute website.
Edinburgh Napier University’s Institute for Creative Industries offers research, consultancy, training and support to those who work in, with and for the arts and creative industries - from individual practitioners and SMEs to Government and not-for-profit organisations.
Mirroring the creative industries it serves, the Institute crosses disciplinary boundaries between art, business, creativity, culture and technology. Our aim is to undertake and influence:
Research - into the histories, practices, products, theories and meanings of culture and creativity.
Knowledge Exchange - bringing practitioners, scholars, entrepreneurs, policy makers and the wider public together to identify, share and exploit new and existing knowledge.
Enterprise, skills and creative growth – through training, consultancy, business support and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) delivered flexibly where it’s needed, when it’s needed and how it’s needed.
Policy and practice in the Creative Industries – helping to improve access, diversity and sustainability.
Amongst the services and opportunities the Institute offers are:
- Internationally renowned research into publishing, English Literature, music, photography and film.
- Industry accredited CPD in film, journalism, television and cross-platform media
- Consultancy services in design, film & video production, Rights Management (IPR) and creative business start-up.
The Institute works through a number of specialist centres, in collaboration with the University’s other Institutes and with other education, research and industry partners.
Amongst the many examples of excellence and innovation associated with the Institute are: