Driving The Industry

The European Games Developer Federation is committed to the stimulation and development of a stable, vibrant and creative European games development sector that is competitive globally and recognized culturally.

The EGDF will act to advance the political and economic interests of the European computer and video games industry by providing a platform for collaboration and discussion between European institutions and game developers.

The federation represents some 1500 studios based in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, which together employ about 25,000 people. The European computer and video games industry, including distributors and students in game educations, encompasses almost 100,000 individuals.


15.3.2016 Horizon2020 funding for game developers 2016-2017

With the kind help of Nordic Game Institute, we have summarised the most potential Horizon2020 calls for game developers. Read more… 

25.1.2016 Unofficial Creative Europe checklist 

Once again EGDF provides unofficial checklist for companies interested in applying funding from Creative Europe programme.  Read more…

08.10.2015 How to enable digital growth in Europe?

How to enable digital growth is an EGDF policy paper summarising EGDF perspectives on the regulatory development of the Digital Single Market Area. Read more…




A 15% discount for Quo Vadis

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The INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN from April 18–24, 2016, is the leading cross-industry communication and networking platform for games business, development and culture in Europe. The International Games Week Berlin starts with Quo Vadis conferences from the April 18th to 20th. Read more…


A 20% discount for Nordic Game 2016

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Besides these new elements, NG16 (18‐20 May, in Malmø, Sweden) will contain all of the familiar features which makes the event truly Nordic Game: A strong program with some of the best speakers (legendary designer Hideo Kojima, and Tim Sweeney, the father of the Unreal engine, are among them) from the global games industry to inspire you. Read more…










Your primary point of contact with the EGDF is our COO Jari-Pekka Kaleva. For each national member organisation there is an appointed EGDF representative:

(AT) IGCG: Max Hoefferer 

(BE) FLEGADavid Verbruggen

(DE) GAMEHendrik Lesser – EGDF Chairman

(DK) Producentforeningen: Jan Neiiendam – EGDF Board Member

(ES) DEVAntonio Fernández

(FI) NeogamesKooPee Hiltunen – EGDF Board Member

(FR) SNJVGuillaume de Fondaumière – EGDF Vice-Chairman

(NO) Produsentforeningen: Anders Bredmose

(SE) Spelplan-ASGD: Per Strömbäck

(UK) TIGARichard Wilson – EGDF Board Member

The postal address and registered head office of the EGDF is: European Games Developer Federation Eteläranta 10, 00130 Helsinki, Finland

Phone: +358 40 716 3640

The billing address of the federation is:
EGDF c/o Spelplan-ASGD
Box 22307, SE-104 22 STOCKHOLM, Sweden

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Events and Publications


During the years EGDF has realised a number of studies on European games industry. Read more…


EGDF organizes regularly different kinds of events in Brussels and major game developer events. Read more…