News from around Europe

Design4Innovation Kick-off meeting in Bruges
Category: Members news

The first Design4Innovation project meeting on 7th, 8th and 9th of March, kick-started a new interregional collaboration aiming to enhance SME competitiveness.

Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability
Category: Members news

A new project funded by Erasmus+ will enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.

BEDA Clusters update
Category: BEDA updates

Clusters are a key part of BEDA’s strategy to 2021; find out about the latest developments in each area here.

Finnish design industry aims for growth
Category: Members news

The Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo’s annual economic forecast reveals a positive outlook.

BEDA and the economic value of design

Three of BEDA’s clusters relate to the economic value of design; we offer an overview of the importance of this area of work.

ERRIN talk EU Design Days & innovation

We interview Richard Tuffs on collaboration between BEDA and ERRIN and its benefit to innovation across Europe.

Benchmarking Design for Innovation Policy
Category: Members news

Anna Whicher explains how the Design Policy Monitor framework is used to influence policy.

Tags:EU, policy
Design-thinking for the European tourism sector
Category: Members news

A new EU project by BEDA members promotes the use of design-thinking as a useful methodology for SMEs in the tourism sector.

Tags:SMEs, tourism