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BEDA European Design Forum

Published in Conferences
12 April 2017

BEDABEDA European Design Forum: What is the future of design support across Europe? 8 June, Vilnius.

BEDA is the authority for design in Europe. Once a year, we bring those that operate in and around the design industry together to focus on a big issue. In 2017, this one-day forum asks the question: What is the future of design support across Europe?

4 18The Innovation for All Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture

For almost ten years the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture have worked to raise the profile of Inclusive Design at national level; they share their knowledge at their forthcoming international Innovation for All conference in Oslo, 12-13 May.

User-Centred Design

Published in Member News
17 February 2016

3 18User-Centred Design, a Cité du design characteristic

The Cité du design offers an efficient platform for thinking practices, needs and uses. They share with BEDA members their methods for updating the way design contributes to the emergence of new dynamics in multiple contemporary domains.

The Cité du design is a European Centre of Competence and lead of the BEDA Cluster dedicated to User-Centred Design. It is a cluster of excellence in design, bringing together research and development activities as well as design promotion.

BEDA Insight Forum 2015

Published in Member News
17 February 2016

1 18BEDA Insight Forum 2015 – Putting users first

This inaugural forum, which took place in Brussels in December 2015, is a key activity within BEDA Integrates, one of four distinct strands of the BEDA ‘Design Europe 2021’ project, which promotes and strengthens design for cultural and creative growth across Europe. The aim of the forum is to achieve insight into how design, as an approach and a strategy, can help and improve the way that policy is made to the benefit of the citizens of Europe.

The Power of Clusters

Published in Member News
17 February 2016

2 18 ECC BEDAThe power of clusters – could your organization join a BEDA Cluster?

Share your organisation’s expertise and develop your competences through BEDA’s Clusters.

Those of you who attended BEDA’s GA+ in Milan in June last year will remember a lot of discussion about BEDA’s idea of inviting members to join various competence or knowledge Clusters.

Design Remuneration Survey

Published in Member News
16 February 2016

5 18Help BEDA to map design remuneration methods used by professional designers and design agencies in the EU.

BEDA are calling for members to complete a design remuneration survey, whose results will help us to map methods used by professional designers and design agencies in the EU.

2 17BEDA organises a survey of Design Remuneration tools within the EU

BEDA's professional Working Group aims to explore the methods, sources and/or tools available to professional designers of different disciplines, in different member states, to calculate their charge out rates.

2 16New BEDA Position paper: Design and the Circular Economy
The European Union have revised the Circular Economy package; through this latest Position paper and related actions, BEDA can strengthen its position as the design authority at European Commission level.

Update on Eco-Design

Published in Policy & EU Matters
17 September 2015

1 16Update on Eco-Design, the European Commission and BEDA’s position

BEDA has been encouraging member involvement in European Commission consultations as it develops a Circular Economy strategy–we summarise key actions and developments from the last few months.

Design in the Circular Economy

Published in Position Papers
17 September 2015

BEDA BookJacketBEDA Position paper: Design and the Circular Economy
The European Union have revised the Circular Economy package; through this latest Position paper and related actions, BEDA can strengthen its position as the design authority at European Commission level.

BEDA has prepared a Position paper on Design and the Circular Economy, led by BCD (Barcelona Centre de Disseny). This paper falls within the revision of the Circular Economy package by the European Commission; it offers a great opportunity for BEDA to strengthen its role as design authority at European level by making relevant recommendations to the EC.

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