MESOC aims to establish a European wide community of interest. Eurocities is supporting the project by a number of direct animation and dissemination activities with both its associates and the general public, paving the way for the creation of a European community of interest around the project and the implementation of its results as a way to measure societal impacts of cultural policies.

The goal being take-up and establishment of its innovations, the creation of a network of Cities interested in following on the track of its results will complement the other outreach and policy influence actions pertaining to the Broadening phase, as required to bring the project results to the next level.

The 10 selected pilots, although carefully chosen to mirror both the geographical spread and the cultural activism of European cities, they can only be considered as a first set of case studies, subject to being increased across the project’s lifetime, up to the formation of a pan-European community of interest.