ecce - european centre for creative economy


Creative.Quarters Ruhr

The Ruhr district is a conurbation with large creative potential, which can be seen clearly at some places already. This task is to exploit this potential and make it politically aware, in order to ensure living quality and sustainability for the conurbation Ruhr permanently. >>READ MORE


The Forum d’Avignon Ruhr is a partnership between ecce and the Forum d’Avignon. The aim of the cooperation is to shape policies and to provide an internationally significant contribution for the mastering of today’s challenges by bringing leading figures of different working fields together. >>READ MORE


LABKULTUR.TV is web TV and blog forum and was conceived as a European portal for the cultural and creative industries. LABKULTUR.TV monitors, accompanies and promotes the change from the industrial to the information society in the Ruhr region and European partner cities. >>READ MORE

EU Activities

To position the Ruhr area as a location for creativity in Europe, ecce is involved in European partnerships and networks. Thanks to the continuous exchange of knowledge between Europe and the Ruhr region and a representation in EU bodies the cultural industry can be strengthened. © S.Alias

Picture gallery