Partnerships /

We work closely with the following partners–widening our skills base and delivering targeted services to the client:

Site Gallery

Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving image, new media and performance. Pioneering emerging art practices and ideas, Site works in partnership with local, regional and international collaborators to nurture artistic talent and support the development of contemporary art.

Arts Cabinet

Arts Cabinet is a charity whose mission is to promote knowledge of global contemporary art practices and awareness of the role art plays in shaping our understanding of the world. It enables encounters between artists and researchers to create an active resource of ideas and knowledge, and to generate learning opportunities for an eclectic international audience.


“We Grow Ideas”. Mushrooms is an innovative creative brokerage and events company. It specialises in developing new collaborations across the Creative Economy, connecting and showcasing talent, stimulating discussion and debate, and generating innovative ideas. It champions creative talent and gives it the platform to breathe and grow.

Arts for All

A charity based in East London that provides support for local people to access arts and cultural opportunities.


A cultural and regeneration consultancy based in Oporto, Portugal. Opium specialises in linking the cultural heritage of a place to its contemporary creative economy.

Cultural Policy Institute, Moscow

Independent agency providing consultancy, research and project development services.

Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (IPTI)

Institution of science, technology and innovation, private, nonprofit, based in Santa Luzia do Itanhy, Brazil, with the aim to develop integrated solutions between science, technology, innovation and human processes, with the priority areas as education, health and creative economies.

Creative Industries Agency, Russia

Independent non-governmental agency providing consulting, expert and project development services for the Russian Creative Industries.

Creative Industries Development Center

Created in 2004 as part of an international program undertaken with the support of the European Union Tacis, their activity is based on a combination of European and Russian experience, connecting theory and practice and the use of international models.

Enterprise Creative Nigeria

The leading development agency and think tank for the creative industries in Nigeria. Enterprise Creative is collaborating with TFCC in a number of activities across West Africa.

Red Star Consulting, Russia

A leading innovation and knowledge economy consultancy working across the Nordic region. They operate as our creative economy partner for Arctic Russia.

Garimpo de Soluções, Brazil

A leading Brazilian company engaged in the creation and dissemination of knowledge regarding the concepts of the creative economy, creative cities and creativity in business.

Sound Diplomacy

A Think Do Tank for music and cultural export, research and policy. TFCC is developing collaboration opportunities with Sound Diplomacy to ensure cultural policy and creative city-making put music centre stage.