With the ‘digital revolution’ in full swing and technological innovation advancing daily, the creative industries are expanding. However, the policies that guide the creative economy are too often outdated and based on business models that have been virtually swept away. Nesta, a UK-based foundation focused on innovation, has come up with a set of policy recommendations to guide the UK—and possibly serve as at least a discussion starter for other countries.
Two of the top priorities are the ensure the ‘next generation of the internet is truly open’ and that young people have the opportunity to learn creative skills.
Its Manifesto for the Creative Economy also outlines ten policy recommendations to incentivize innovation for the UK:
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