Exploiting the benefits of design in EU projects. How can design contribute to innovation in EU projects?

Date: 
September 22, 2016
EUDD2016 Workshop
Location: 
Unioncamere Lombardia, Place du Champ de Mars 2, 1050 Ixelles

The aim is to showcase and explore the value of design competences in EU projects.
Target Group: 
Actors working with design and with an interest in participating in EU innovation projects.
Challenge: 
In order to exploit the potential of design for innovation, design-related competences should be included in a variety of EU projects, across sectors. How can this be implemented in practice? And what is the value of including designers in a consortium?

Are you interested in applying design competences in European projects? The Commission aims to increase the use of design for innovation and growth across Europe and recognizes that design is a key discipline to bring ideas to market, in other words to amplify project impact. This workshop aims to showcase and explore the value of design competences in Horizon 2020 projects.

Agenda: 
Time: 
9.30 - 10.00 Coffee and registration
Time: 
10.00 - 10.25 Welcome to the session and D2i presentation
Agenda: 
Thit Juul Madsen CEO, D2i - Design to innovate
Time: 
10.00 - 10.25 D2i - How to empower SMEs through design-driven innovation
Agenda: 
Thit Juul Madsen, CEO, D2i - Design to innovate
Time: 
10.25 – 10.50 How might we infuse People Centered Design Research in EU Funded Projects?
Agenda: 
Laura Boffi Senior Researcher at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID)
Time: 
10.50 – 11.25 Workshop on Inspiring People Centered Design Calls in the EU
Agenda: 
Thit Juul Madsen & Laura Boffi
Time: 
11.25 Wrap up
Agenda: 
Thit Juul Madsen & Laura Boffi
Time: 
11.30 – 13.00 Brokerage session. Design plus Energy/ICT/Smart Cities

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