The research labs are located at five sites in Europe (Germany, UK, Estonia, Switzerland, Spain) and investigate specific creative industries-related topics. Negative consequences of Brexit for the industry are to be cushioned by securing know-how and expanding it on the basis of current problems. The central project office is located in Berlin and supports the exchange and networking of the research labs.

The following institutions are represented at CIRCE with a research laboratory:

  • u-Institut, Berlin, Deutschland
    Transformative Governance – New solutions for the public sector for and with the Creative Economies
  • City, University of London, UK
    A Diverse and Rich Creative Economy?
  • Garage48, Tallinn, Estland
    Studying Hackathons & other open-innovation grassroots events to understand their role and impact in boosting entrepreneurship in cultural & creative industries
  • Tabakalera – Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporanea, San Sebastián, Spanien
    Collaboration and Transfer of Value between creatives and non-cultural organizations through artistic practice
  • Zurich Centre for Creative Economies (ZCCE), Zürich, Schweiz
    Entrepreneurial Strategies in the Context of the Creative Economies