Tandem Europe

Tandem Europe is the most recent addition to the Tandem programme family. It is tailor-made for people who work on creative solutions that make social innovation possible throughout the EU. The programme stimulates strategic thinking in organisational renewal processes, helps to create and sustain culturally innovative effects across sectors, disciplines and borders, and explores creative and collaborative solutions for contemporary challenges in our societies.

Stories & Collaborations

Photo by Constanze Flamme

The Journey of a Mug and an Idea

In October 2015, the Partner Forum in Milan kicked off the first round of Tandem Europe. Representatives of 44 organisations...


  • Maja Pegan House! (Hiša!) society for people and places
  • Trevelyan Wright B Arts Ltd.
Tandem Europe Kick Off Leipzig, Photo by Constanze Flamme

Tandem Europe 2015-16

In our day-to-day work as organisations behind Tandem Europe we observe a wealth of fresh ideas, unusual collaborations and new...
ShipShape Our Future


  • Gabriele Sutera Hawila Project
  • Kate Strudwick Head4Arts

Tandem Europe is an initiative which was developed by the European Cultural Foundation and MitOst e.V. together with Fondazione Cariplo (Italy). It is financially supported by Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany) and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (Greece).

All collaborations Tandem Europe


Hatem at C&P Interim Meeting 2017 in Leeds, Photo by Guido Bousa