MDI evaluated the development measures of creative economy for the Regional Council of Central Finland. The work was based on years 2004-2013, with a specific emphasis on the years 2010-2013. The main questions of the evaluation were how the development of the creative economy has worked as a process, how the projects have improved creative companies’ and other actors’ operating conditions and how they have promoted the development of the creative economy in Central Finland. The evaluation sought to discover how the projects have had an effect in terms of strengthening the common view and cooperation of the actors, their commitment and in implementing the target setting. The work was concluded in 2013.