CURE stands for 'Creative Urban Renewal in Europe'. It is an EU-funded project (INTERREG IVB NWE) which aims to facilitate triggered growth of the creative economy in decayed urban areas in medium-sized cities in Northwest-Europe. This will be done by developing and testing the innovative transnational model 'Creative Zone Innovator' to plan and to develop creative zones. The project brings together 7 project partners in Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the UK.
The CURE Mission
CURE will drive the regeneration of urban areas in North-West Europe by using the pioneering 'Creative Zone Innovator' model to support creative businesses and nurture entrepreneurialism.
CURE provides strategies to stimulate regeneration and help creative businesses.
CURE recognizes that it is important for cities to evoke an entrepreneurial spirit when making policy for creative urban renewal
CURE provides useful and practical experiences of how to facilitate creative entrepreneurs in medium sized cities in North West Europe through a network of European partners.
CURE demonstrates that the activities and inspirations of creative entrepreneurs can provide the trigger for renewal of urban spaces.