News from around Europe

People Powering Policy
Category: Members news

PDR report on a two-year project to identify if, where and how design research could enhance policymaking through greater citizen involvement.

Call for entries to Top Innovation Award 2017
Category: Design news

Designers are being invited to enter their projects before 25 October

Presenting READ – Spanish Network of Design Associations, the newest member from Spain
Category: BEDA updates

READ is a Spanish non-profit entity with state-level activity and international projection, formed for the coordination and integration of the national community of designers.

Commission releases its first Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor
Category: EU Matters

New Monitor shows how culture and creativity help cities to thrive.

BEDA European Design Forum

The first BEDA European Design Forum was held with the aim to open up to broader audiences and the ambition of becoming a central design event in Europe.

Innovation Coffee Morning at PDR
Category: Members news

To mark the launch of Design for Innovation project, the lead partner PDR / Cardiff Metropolitan University, organised Innovation Coffee Morning on 25 January 2017 for its co-workers

Tags:policy, SMEs
BEDA carries out a Survey on Membership Benefits

In the context of the DE2021 project, BEDA maps the existing benefits and services delivered by professional designers' associations from across Europe.

VR Creators‘ Lab masterclass, Munich, 17th – 21st July 2017
Category: Members news

The Bavarian Film Centre is offering European creatives a five day masterclass in Spatial Narration for Virtual Reality and 360° Film.

UK Design Council responds to Industrial Strategy Green Paper
Category: Members news

The Design Council have shared a design blueprint in response to the UK government’s recent Industrial Strategy Green Paper; they also share news of their Transforming Aging project.