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6 13Into 2015: Design Council rounds up the role of design in policy

Britain’s design sector is now the biggest in Europe. The UK Design Council consider the influence of design on policy, and consider what’s in store for the industry in 2015.

1 12Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3), an opportunity for design

BEDA President Isabel Roig outlines how RIS3 provides a significant opportunity to integrate design into Smart Specialisation Strategies and calls for your input as BEDA maps the involvement of design in RIS3 across Europe.

The Europe 2020 Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth sets out the targets that the European Union is to meet by the year 2020 in the fields of research and innovation, climate change and energy, employment, education and reducing poverty.

7 EDIPEuropean Commission commits to design driven innovation at launch of €3.8 million European Design Innovation Platform

The European Commission has launched the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) in Brussels on 25 March 2014 – a project to increase the use of design for innovation and growth across Europe. The project will be led by the UK Design Council and has been co-financed by the European Commission.

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