MAX (Makers’ eXchange) project is a pilot policy project, co-funded by the European Union, that aims to define and test policies and actions supporting the mobility and exchanges of experience between the cultural and creative industries, creative hubs, maker-spaces, fab-labs and formal and non-formal learning and skills development systems in a cross-sectoral way and embed makers’ mobility schemes for skills development and inclusion into mainstream CCIs support programmes, policies and ecosystems across Europe.



Open Call for Ukrainian artists & creatives mobility programme

As the Ukrainian crisis is upon us and many Ukrainian artists and creatives have already been affected by it, there …


A mapping of Makers’ Molibity Schemes – 2nd iteration

This document is a guide to makers’ mobility, part of the Makers’ eXchange (MAX) project. The goals are to map and explore the existing landscape of mobility schemes for makers in Europe and to offer a set of tools and data that represents a robust guidance and transferable methodology on embedding makers’ mobility schemes for value creation across Europe.


MAXimizing Policies – outcomes from a co-design workshop

One of the main objectives of the MAX project is to advocate for the integration of makers’ mobility schemes into …


New Publication: Policies and Programmes for Makers’ Mobility Schemes & Impact Case Studies

MAX has published its latest deliverable, the “Policies and programmes for Makers’ Mobility Schemes and Impact Case Studies”! In this …

BlogStakeholder Interviews

Waag, an interview with Miha Turšič

“I would prefer that when somebody is providing a mobility opportunity, they would also provide all the needed conditions and resources for the artists to participate. For example, coming to the place, living there, doing your job, and then moving on. It would be important for makers to have a form of social security to do these activities.”

BlogStakeholder Interviews

Buinho, an interview with Carlos Alcobia

“I can see a big social impact when people come from abroad and try to develop their projects in our space. When I say this, I don’t include only the makers. Residents can be writers for example, or visual artists, or people that want to be embedded somehow in the artist community.”