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Innovation starts with Design...
20 Sep 2016
‘Innovation starts with Design’, EU Design Days and KEPA’s view.KEPA offer their thoughts on challenges and opportunities for design policy in Greece and the wider EU.
BEDA commits to the EU migration ch...
19 Apr 2016
BEDA 2016 GA+: BEDA commits to the EU migration challenge. Migration is at the top of the EU agenda, with urgent focus on the successful reception and integration of refugees. BEDA...
Europe and Refugees– some statist...
19 Apr 2016
A compilation of headline information about migration patterns to and within the EU countries. This article offers some statistical information about migration patterns within the EU....
Design and the Circular Economy...
17 Sep 2015
New BEDA Position paper: Design and the Circular EconomyThe European Union have revised the Circular Economy package; through this latest Position paper and related actions, BEDA can...
Update on Eco-Design...
17 Sep 2015
Update on Eco-Design, the European Commission and BEDA’s positionBEDA has been encouraging member involvement in European Commission consultations as it develops a Circular Economy...
Poland secure 10 billion in EU fund...
12 Sep 2015
Poland secure €10 billion in EU funds for design innovation support programme.Consultation with Poland’s community of designers has resulted in up to €10 billion of EU funding being made...
Design for Europe annual summit...
11 May 2015
Europe must look beyond tech innovation and increase design for growth Speaking at the first Design for Europe annual summit in Brussels, Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director-General, DG...
European Design Innovation Initiati...
14 Feb 2015
European Design Innovation Initiative projects updateThrough the EDII, the European Commission seeks to embed design for user-centred innovation in government policies and company...
Design Policy Trends 2015-2020...
14 Feb 2015
Anna Whicher, Head of Policy at PDR, considers how the design policy landscape in Europe has changed since 2010, and reports on trends for design-driven innovation in Europe to 2020, as...
Design Council rounds up the role o...
14 Feb 2015
Into 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,...
Research and Innovation Strategies...
28 Oct 2014
Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3), an opportunity for designBEDA President Isabel Roig outlines how RIS3 provides a significant opportunity to integrate...
European Design Innovation Platform...
25 Mar 2014
European Commission commits to design driven innovation at launch of €3.8 million European Design Innovation PlatformThe European Commission has launched the European Design Innovation...
BEDA reacts: EU rules on Public Pro...
17 Feb 2014
BEDA’s reaction to new EU Rules on Public Procurement The new rules on Public Procurement in the EU, adopted by the European Parliament on January 15th, include an encouraging emphasis...
International DAMADEI project...
31 Oct 2013
International DAMADEI project arranges closing event and issues comprehensive report On October 31st in Copenhagen, a high profiled event marked the conclusion of the international EU...
BEDA Contributes to Commission Acti...
1 Oct 2013
Eagerly awaited, last week the European Commission published the Action Plan for Design-Driven Innovation. Mr Antti Valle officially launched the action plan on Thursday 26th September at...
European House of Design Management...
13 May 2013
The European House of Design Management project began at the end of 2012. The EHDM aims to effect knowledge transfer from the private to the public sector by developing new resources for...
European House of Design Management...
5 Dec 2012
The European House of Design Management is a new Europe-wide design management project aiming to improve knowledge transfer from the private to the public sector. The project will build...
BEDA a key voice in EU design innov...
5 Dec 2012
The European Commission released their keenly-awaited ‘Design for Growth & Prosperity: Report and Recommendations of the European Design Leadership Board’ report click here on 17...
BEDA Tool Box...
8 Mar 2012
The BEDA Toolbox harnesses a wealth of knowledge and resources from amongst BEDA members. We offer several free templates and sample documents for use in your professional practice. The...

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