The Famous Grouse Ideas Centre
A creative innovation lab
The Famous Grouse Ideas Centre (TFGIC) aims to make a positive economic, social and cultural impact not only in Perth but across the Tay Cities Region
As the importance of the sector is recognised it is hoped to raise awareness of creative industries and inspire people to consider a career or self – employment in this sector.
A key aim for TFGIC is to support exceptional business creation, development and growth. This will be achieved through an innovative suite of dedicated support programmes. These have been developed by creatives for creatives with an emphasis on innovation.
To have the maximum impact on the local area, outreach activity will encourage the involvement of local young people. The project aims to develop the next generation of leaders and employers by inspiring them through working with entrepreneurs and creatives.
The innovation lab will see enterprises, projects and individuals working to find solutions to commercial and civic challenges. The presence of FGIC will enhance the regional creative and innovation ecosystems.
The Famous Grouse Ideas Centre will be based at The Makers_Space, AK Bell Library, Perth until Autumn 2019.
A bespoke suite of support services have been designed for TFGIC. Three of the best creative and business support agencies in Scotland are working in partnership on this creative business support pipeline.
From dream to reality and from business idea to growing, established businesses there is an experienced creative or entrepreneur ready to both support you but also challenge your thinking.