P2P Learning Program
Experience Stories

The P2P Learning Program powers peer-to-peer exchanges that aim to engage leading, established, and innovative creative hubs with peers from emerging creative hubs across the ECHN community.

In this section, you can explore the past P2P exchanges, see the faces behind every exchange and have a closer look at their collaborative projects!

The Future of Education

Cru Creative Hub (Porto) @ Artcor (Chișinău)

The Future of Education

The teams of Cru Creative Hub and Artcor kick-started the first round of ECHN’s P2P Learning Program. The two hubs brainstormed over a joint project for an International Creative Digital Academy, studying different forms of financing using the Creatives Unite new tool “So you need Money”. The visit of the Portuguese team in Chisinau was also an opportunity to introduce the network to the local community of professionals 🇲🇩 🇵🇹
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Cultivating a Self-sustaining Ecosystem

The Creative Spark (Naples) @ The Blivande House (Stockholm)

Cultivating a Self-sustaining Ecosystem

The P2P Learning Program brought together two hub managers : Michela from The Spark and Diana from Blivande. During the visit, they explored the common challenges in running a community-based creative hub with an international vocation. Michela and Diana saw in community management the key element to nurture a self-sustaining ecosystem, like the thriving Stockholm's community that populated the final event of the program! 🇮🇹 🇸🇪
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Creativity & Innovation for Collaboration

Artcor (Chișinău) @ Cru Creative Hub (Porto)

Creativty & Innovation for Collaboration

Another successful P2P exhange with Misha and Oxana from Artcor visiting Tania at Cru Creative Hub, as a continuation of their first P2P exchange. This visit was an opportunity to explore Porto's creative district of Bombarda, a model that Artcor aims to implement in Chișinău, Moldova. 🇲🇩 🇵🇹
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Empowering Women for Creative Business

Missia23 (Sofia) @ Nova Iskra (Belgrade)

Empowering Women for Creative Business

A new P2P exchange brought the team of Missia 23 from Sofia to Belgrade, to visit the local hub Nova Iskra. The two teams exchanged managerial practices and different models of running a hub, setting up the ground for future collaboration between EU and non-EU Balkan countries. Media art and cross-sectoral practices were at the core of this P2P exploration that focused on the integration challenges of this field in Serbia, including women's entrepreneurship, establishing art communities and bridging art and science. 🇧🇬 🇷🇸
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Textile Labs Knowledge Exchange

Lottozero (Prato) @ Icelandic Textile Lab (Blönduós)

Textile Labs Knowledge Exchange

Two textile traditions - from the Mediterranean and from the Atlantic - encountered each other during this P2P exchange. Lottozero and the Icelandic Textile Center discussed the best ways to use the respective rustic wool and explored new machineries to process textile. 🇮🇹 🇮🇸
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Rural Coliving Innovation

Anceu Coliving (Galicia) @ Alpiness (Valais)

Rural Coliving Innovation

Two rural colivings - Anceu and Alpinesse - met in the alpine location to showcase to the local community and policy makers the impact of colivings in the rural areas. 🇪🇸 🇨🇭
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Yerevan Fashion Week

ZIPHOUSE Fashion Innovation Hub (Chișinău) @ Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia (Yerevan)

Yerevan Fashion Week

The professionals of the Moldovan and Armenian fashion industries have joined forces to boost the first Yerevan Fashion Week. The two hubs have merged their expertise to support the rise of a young fashion scene. 🇲🇩 🇦🇲
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Strengthening the Industry Network

Fashion ans Design Chamber of Armenia (Yerevan) @ ZIPHOUSE Fashion Innovation Hub (Chișinău)

Strengthening the Industry Network

The second chapter of the collaboration between the Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia and the Moldovan ZIPHOUSE. By collaborating in a new fashion show in Chișinău, the hubs' leaders joined forces to explore new ways of collaboration. 🇦🇲 🇲🇩
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