innovation

ERRIN's Design & Creativity Working Group
Category: Members news

ERRIN's Design & Creativity Working Group organised an event on 8 March 2018, where participants explored the benefits of incorporating design and creative industries in innovation. At this event, the Cité du design presented “When design…takes up residence”, a programme that facilitates the integration of design in companies.

Inovativen.si aims to create a fundamental change in public sector and shift to a more competitive, innovative and design driven society
Category: Members news

December 2017, the Ministry of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia launched the Inovativen.si project.The goal of the project is to introduce new design-driven innovation approaches across public administration.

Design education making a mark in Finnish primary schools – events attract more than 2,000 participants
Category: Members news

Design education is intended to encourage children to “think like inventors” and provides them with the tools they will need to face the challenges of the future. A joint project by the Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo and Design Museum Helsinki, which ran from 2015 until 2017, piloted a new design education syllabus, delivered through the Kids Design Academy after school clubs.

21 young international design talents to be showcased at the Milan Design Week
Category: Members news

From 17 to 22 April 2018, the German Design Council will be showcasing the 21 winners of the young talents award ‘ein&zwanzig’. The innovative work of outstanding young product designers from all over the world will be on display as part of the Milan Design Week in the Tortona Design District.

Joseph Binder Award 2018
Category: Members news

The Joseph Binder Award (JBA) is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration. Benefit from -10% early bird fee, if you register before 28 February 2018. 

EUR 60 million top-up for the Cultural and Creative Sector Guarantee Facility
Category: EU Matters

The Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility of the Creative Europe Programme received an additional EUR 60 million through the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).

Design enters the Spanish Parliament
Category: Members news

On 12 January 2018 the Congress of Deputies (lower house of the Spanish Parliament), held a conference on the topic of “Spanish Design in the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategies” gathering more than 200 guests with the government to implement design policies in the context of a broad innovation strategy.

Joseph Binder Award 2018
Category: Members news

The Joseph Binder Award (JBA) is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration, which was first launched in 1996 by designaustria, the interest organisation and knowledge centre for design in Austria.

New research finds design skills are vital to UK productivity but businesses face a growing skills gap
Category: Members news

In the recently published first of its kind research Designing a Future Economy: Developing design skills for productivity and innovation’, Design Council measured design skills against economic performance to understand their entire contribution to the UK economy.