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DesignPolicyMonitor 2015The SEE Design Policy Monitor 2015 draws on the experiences of SEE to examine future trends in design policies and programmes. The Monitor explores the state of play for design across Europe and makes a series of recommendations for governments.

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  • Keywords Case Studies, Competitiveness, Design Policies, Growth, Innovation, Research

Creating growth

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1 December 2014

CreatingGrowthMeasuring cultural and creative markets in the EU
A growing body of evidence shows that the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) are sources of growth and jobs, benefiting local communities, regions and states. This study aims to point out where these industries fit into the economy and society in Europe.

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  • Keywords Competitiveness, Research, Report, Creative Industry

LeadingBusinessByDesignLeading Business by Design is Design Council’s qualitative research project that investigates the strategic use of design at senior levels in a sample of UK and global businesses.

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DFGP "Design for Growth and Prosperity", the report by the European Design Leadership Board contains 21 concrete policy recommendations to the European Commission on how we could make better use of design as a driver of growth and a tool for competitiveness.

The European Design Leadership Board was tasked to consider how links between design, innovation and competitiveness could be strengthened. As the European economy continues to face challenges, the report opens up new visions of growth. The Board submitted its report to Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani at the European Design Innovation Summit in Helsinki.

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  • Keywords Competitiveness, Education, Innovation

3 SEE DesignPolicy12Design Policy Monitor measures design spend and activity across Europe
Design Wales / PDR, lead partner of the SEE Platform has published a report called the Design Policy Monitor that collates statistics on design performance in a number of EU countries.

The lack of statistical data on design in Europe is frequently cited as a barrier to design forming part of innovation policy.

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SEEPlatformPublicationsThe SEE Platform is a network of 11 European partners engaging with national and regional governments to integrate design into innovation policies and innovation programmes.

Through new research, workshops for policy-makers and programme managers, case studies, policy recommendations and the Design Policy Monitor, SEE has built a bank of evidence to support public authorities in integrating design into their mainstream practice.

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DesignIssuesinEuropeToday_CoverIt is the combination of artistry and usefulness that makes design the creative industry par excellence. As the future growth of the European economy depends increasingly on our strengths in creativity, innovation and ideas, areas in which Europe has a pre-eminent record of achievement, we have to find ways to maximise the potential of these skills in order to maintain international competitiveness and expand its position as a world leader.

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