CREATEC continuously seeks to create new alliances with a wide range of industry, community and government groups. Past and present alliances have proven to be mutually beneficial and for the wider common good.
Funded by the EC’s Better Internet for Kids program, this multi-national thematic research network aims to stimulate and coordinate investigation into the use of new media by children. It seeks to enhance knowledge of European children's online opportunities, risks and safety. It uses multiple methods to map children's and parents' experience of the internet, in dialogue with national and European policy stakeholders and aims to stimulate and coordinate investigation into the use of new media by children.
The International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) is one of the Marie Curie Actions within the FP7 People program. IRSES aims to strengthen research partnerships between European research organisations and research organisations from countries with which the European Union has an S&T agreement (including Russia), through staff exchange and networking activities.
COST is the longest-running European framework supporting trans-national cooperation among researchers, engineers and scholars across Europe. It is a unique means for them to jointly develop their own ideas and new initiatives across all fields in science and technology, including social sciences and humanities, through pan-European networking of nationally funded research activities. The Domain Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ISCH) aims to support the development of knowledge and insights for citizens, democratic debate and decision-making in the public, private and voluntary spheres.
The Hans Bredow Institute was founded as an independent non-profit organisation by the Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk broadcasting corporation NWDR in co-operation with the University of Hamburg in 1950.The research conducted by the Institute focuses on mediated public communication. Emphasising its role as an independent observer, The Institute combines sociological, legal, economic and pedagogical approaches, because it strongly believes that contemporary problems of media development call for an interdisciplinary and a cross-national comparative perspective.