Date: 16 August 2011
Lancaster University will lead one of four AHRC Knowledge Exchange Hubs, as part of £16m funding for the UK Creative Economy. This Lancaster led hub called 'The Creative Exchange' will include collaboration with the BBC, Microsoft, TATE Liverpool, SAGE Gateshead, Opera North, NESTA, Lancaster City Council, the Storey Creative Industries Centre, FutureEverything and over 30 small and medium sized companies working in the sector, such as Stardotstar. The lead contact is Professor Rachel Cooper, Professor of Design Management at the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts.
Associated departments and research centres: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences