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The new call for creative Europe programme is open, EGDF finds administrative reforms alarming The new call for video game concept and prototype development under Creative Europe Media sub-programme is open. For the selected projects European Union will cover 50% of the costs up to 150 000 euro. The deadline for applications is on the […]

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Call for the European Innovative Games Award (EIGA) The call for the European Innovative Games Award (EIGA) 2014, organised by Frankfurt am Main and Hessen-IT, is open. Until the March 15th, developers, publishers, freelancers and young professionals from all Member States of the EU can submit their games for the award. The submitted projects and products have to be […]

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Press Release – Paris 15 December 2014 Green light from Brussels for the reform of the French Video Game Tax Credit: The French Video Games Trade Association (SNJV) welcomes the imminent entry into force of the new provisions. A key measure promoted by the SNJV since 2005 and adopted for the first time in Europe […]

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CREATIVE EUROPE The next call for Creative Europe will open in February 2015. HORIZON2020 The full list of all open Horizon2020 calls can be found here  and the list of all open calls in the the first Horizon2020 ICT call in 2015 here. ICT-37-2015/ODI: Horizon 2020 SME Instrument for ICT To who: Game developers with ambitious, but high risk ideas Any […]

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Horizon2020 and FP7 research projects supporting game development   This page is currently under construction. If you have a project, you would like to add on the list, please contact EGDF.   Digital games have been the drivers of innovation in multiple European research projects during last years. The success of these projects is best […]

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    [one_third]   Organisation: Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Type: Non-profit organisation, higher education Country: Finland Research focus areas: Urban environment and culture New forms of games culture Children, youth, and elderly Mobile life and tablet nomads Virtual and augmented reality Games education on: Game artists Game designers Game producers Game programmers Contact:  http://games.metropolia.fi [/one_third][one_third] Organisation: Turku […]

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EGDF supports Mobile Games Forum (MGF) organised as part of Mobile Games Week 2015 in London. Members of EGDF’s member associations will have a 20% discount for conference  passes. If you are interested in obtaining the discount, please contact Jari-Pekka Kaleva (jari-pekka.kaleva@egdf.eu). . . . London gets set to host the first-ever London Mobile Games […]

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The European Games Developer Federation (EGDF), the umbrella association of GAME, TIGA, SNJV, DEV, Suomen pelinkehittäjät, Producentforeningen, Produsentforeningen and Spelplan-ASGD, strongly condemns the extreme attacks on and harassment of anyone based on their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic or social origin, language, disability, political or religious beliefs. We are appalled by the recent online assaults against, extreme harassment of and death threats […]

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The European Game Developer Federation (EGDF) has elected a new board  for the year 2014 – 15. Guillaume de Fondaumiere from SNJV, the French video game trade association, will continue his duty as president of the EGDF. De Fondaumière is the CEO of the Paris based game development studio Quantic Dream, known for its highly […]

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HORIZON 2020 Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. [...]

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