What are Creative Industries?


“Those activities which have their origin in individual creativity, skill and talent, and which have a potential for wealth and job creation through the generation and exploitation of intellectual property” (according to the UK Department of Culture, Media and Sport, 1998) 


More recently, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) defined the creative industries as “the cycles of creation, production and distribution of goods and services that utilise creativity and intellectual capital as main inputs”.  




This website is funded through two separate projects whose joint aim is to support the development of the creative industries in Jordan. Click on the boxes below to find out more about each project.

    • Creative Industries Jordan Project

      <p> The Creative Industries Project&nbsp;in Jordan is a project financed by the <a href="http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/jordan/index_en.htm" target="_blank">European Union</a> and implemented by the European Union National Institutes for…

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    • Creative Incubators Project

      Creative Incubators is a project supported by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and carried out by the Catalan Business Support Agency (ACCIÓ) in partnership with the German Jordan University (GJU). The project intends to stimulate…

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