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New research finds design skills are vital to UK productivity but businesses face a growing skills gap
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.
On 7 December 2017, the Danish Design Centre and the Danish Business Authority invited decision makers to the symposium Experimentation by Design - New avenues to business growth and policy impact.
Published by the Cité du design with the support of Saint-Etienne Métropole, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the Ministry of Industry and BEDA (Bureau of European Design Associations), this publication presents testimonies of business leaders as well as local authorities, who participated in the Biennale, and a toolbox on design methodologies.
The 7th edition of the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) will take place from 3 to 11 March 2018, offering a programme more comprehensive than ever and a broad range of topics to explore
The end of the project funded by the Creative Europe programme offers the opportunity to reflect on the impact achieved on BEDA, its members and the organisations surrounding us.
Dr Anna Whicher, Head of Design Policy of PDR, reports on the BEDA Insight Forum 2017, held on 14 November in Brussels.
The Cité du design (Higher School of art and design of Saint-Étienne) was invited to the fourth edition of its annual Design Biennale by the city of Wuhan.
The third meeting of the Design4Innovation partners, which took place from 7 to 8 November 2017 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, was hosted by the Galician Agency of Innovation (GAIN) and focused on financial support mechanisms for SMEs.