News from around Europe

Design Shots- Design Driven Innovation for SMEs
01/11/2017

Collection of case studies and insight regarding design support programmes.

Co-Lab Sweden: improving the lives of unaccompanied minors
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

Co-Lab Sweden is an innovation lab that will focus on improving the daily lives of unaccompanied minors in Sweden. The project aims to create new structures to aid with the challenges of organisational cooperation in this area and empower the minors.

5th National Meeting of Design Associations (ENAD)
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The meeting addressed the current relationship between politics, economics and design, and built upon the experiences of the attendees. The focus was mainly Spanish design issues, but international design was also discussed.

Greenhouse training programme: Early Bird Rate Closing Soon
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

Greenhouse is a unique training programme created by PDR to upskill public service leaders and policymakers in service and policy design methodology and tools. It is now available to book for December 2017.

WORTH Partnership Project strengthens SMEs competitiveness through creativity & innovation
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The WORTH Partnership Project, of which KEPA is a participant, aims to develop new products and ideas for SME’s through developing new means of collaborating and adopting innovative and disruptive techniques. They are inviting ideas and proposals online.

Launch of the Hellenic Design Center (HDC), an initiative by KEPA, supported by the Municipality of Thessaloniki
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

KEPA, Municipality of Thessaloniki, has launched the Hellenic Design Centre in Thessaloniki, with the aim of enhancing innovation and creativity in Greece and South-East Europe.

Call for Entries: UX Design Awards 2018
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

The UX Design Awards have opened their submission process for the 2018 awards, that focus on user experience as a key value of design. Companies and design consultancies are invited to submit product solutions, services and concepts until 31 March 2018.

German Design Award 2018 – Jil Sander Receives Personality Prize
31/10/2017
Category: Members news

Jil Sander will receive the 2018 German Design Awards Personality Prize, in recognition of her iconic status in the fashion industry and her dedication to outstanding design.

designaustria celebrating its 90th anniversary
31/10/2017

This year, designaustria celebrates their 90th anniversary. For the past decades, designaustria has been operating as an interface between the European economy and the creative industries.