Creative Industry Košice

CIKE is an NGO established by the city of Kosice to support local CCIS to build capacities to innovate, grow, bring new jobs, utilise art and culture in developing competitive business models as well as in contributing to sustainable and open community and to work together with other stakeholders in improving the well being of Kosice’s citizens. CIKE implements educational, up- and re-skilling, professionalisation and mobility programs for the sector, and fosters cross-sectoral cooperation of the CCIS with academia, other businesses, city administration and citizens, while at the same time provide opportunities for local media artists and showcases their works. CIKE is a focal point of Kosice in UNESCO Creative Cities Network (cluster of media art cities), co-location centre of new EIT Culture and Creativity KIC in Eastern Europe, founding member of ECBN, member of EMAP, and associated member of TEH.