Creative Industries and Innovation

Welcome to Creative Industries and Innovation. This research theme covers projects focused on innovative research that can benefit local areas, create new jobs, and advance the industries as a whole.

Creative Manchester is perfectly placed for this research, with Manchester being the scene for an unprecedented UK intervention which has focused on the arts and digital aspects of the creative industries. In 2018/19 alone, £2.4 billion was generated in turnover from graduate start-ups and university spin-out activity that directly benefitted local communities, highlighting the reward for investment in these industries and the positive outcomes of research.

Discover the wide range of projects Creative Manchester is involved in relating to Creative Industries and Innovation.